Postnatal Maturation

This short video shows a playful possibility for a child born by Caesarean section to stimulate postnatal maturation and his sense of touch through his own activity.

It was provided by Claudia Grah-Wittich from the work of the early intervention center at “der hof” (in Niederursel, Germany: ).

Research news

Art therapy & anxiety: In her doctoral thesis published 2020, Annemarie Abbing investigated the effectiveness of art therapy in the treatment of anxiety. Outcomes of a randomised controlled trial (n=59) showed preliminary evidence of the effectiveness of art therapy: Three months of anthroposophic art therapy led to a significant reduction in the severity of anxiety symptoms in the women compared to waiting list treatment. The therapy also improved quality of life and various aspects of self-regulation. The second part of this PhD research focused on case report methodology and the development of tools for research within this field. The doctoral thesis is available at

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