Do you want to learn how to create a zine digitally? This creative therapy intervention can be used in teletherapy sessions with children to aide in expressing thoughts and feelings! Zines can be created on digital platforms and then shared during teletherapy sessions to process various therapy topics such as COVID-19, quarantine experiences, and social activism. Keep reading to learn more!
Let me start by saying that 2020 is definitely one for the books-literally! The world has seen so much hardship over the past year. Each month appears to fly by with a new challenge each week. The rapid changes and distress we have all experienced have put our resiliency to the test.
As mental health professionals, we are very aware of the impact the pandemic and violence we are being exposed to can play in a child's life.
Creativity and adaption to technology are now a way of life for us as we continue to find engaging interventions to utilize with our clients to address their concerns. We are pushed out of the comfort of our traditional environments and familiar interventions.
Like you, I am in constant research mode, looking for new ways to help my clients process these current events.
I have found a digital format to create zines for use in therapy. What is a zine, you might ask?! Keep on reading so I can share this cool and creative therapy activity with you.
Let's get to it!
What is a Zine?
A zine is a mini-book that is self-published on a topic of choice. A zine c