Media-art-therapy is an opportunity for self-expression through the media-creativity is an effective strategy to preserve psychological health and prevent media-traumas. The development of media-art-therapy is a natural part of the post-modern art-therapy development path. The usage of the art-therapeutic technologies enables the facilitation of media consumers “exit” from the “passive consumers” roles. Media-art-therapy creates the environment that helps to express the accumulated feelings including those from the interaction with media thus it helps to prevent media traumatism and expand the level of personal media culture. The application experience of media-art-therapy (namely, the creation of plasticine cartoons) proved the capability of the method to overcome the psycho traumatism consequences, to solve the conflicts and could be used to support the peacebuilding initiatives by sharing the content on Internet.
media-art-therapy, telecommunications, psychological trauma, social rehabilitation, Ukraine