Abstract: The objective of this study is to evaluate the female teenage delinquents experiences of expressive arts therapy group counselling. This research uses a qualitative phenomenology method. Ten female teenagers involved in delinquent behaviour are purposely chosen as the participants. The participants ages were between 16 and 18. Each of the participants went through eight sessions of group expressive art therapy, deep interview, observation and diary writing. The analysis produced six themes: Incentive for creativity, emotional release, opportunity, awareness, art and healing and self-discovery. The findings indicated that the expressive arts therapy has given meanings to the participants lives. This study implies that the usage of therapy in the process to understand the life experiences of the participants comprehensively and holistically.
A.S.M. Sh. Marzety Adibah, K. Jusoff and M.S. Nor Shakirah, 2016. Female Teenage Delinquents Experiences of Expressive Arts Therapy. The Social Sciences, 11: 5509-5515.