Neuroaesthetics—Art Therapy’s ...

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Once upon a time when the field now known as art therapy was formally organizing itself, its pioneers debated about a proper name for...

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Visual & Verbal Mismatche...

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A mismatch between a client’s art products and her/his response to them could signify a thought disorder, a processing disorder, or...

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Growing Through Traumatic Brai...

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The aftermath of a traumatic brain injury.  Going through it.  Growing  through it.  Artist Bittin Foster Duggan did just that, and...

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Drawing Intervention Yields Pr...

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According to Lora Likova, PhD, of the Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute in San Francisco, drawing is “an amazing process...

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Using Image to Document Adjust...

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This month’s “interactive tool” pick features both a slideshow and  a video of one person’s physical and emotional journey toward...

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Interactive Tools

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You asked for it, you got it!  Results of the recent professional development wish list survey that went out to all newsletter...

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Can Artmaking be Used to Scare...

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It’s October—time for engaging in artistic endeavors such as costume-making and pumpkin-carving as we anticipate the Halloween scares...

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Behind the Mask

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September hosts Victory over Japan Day on the 2nd, commemorating the official end of World War II; Patriot Day and National Day of...

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The Sound of Silence

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Some clients are uncomfortable in the silence of their own thoughts.  But some clinicians are also uncomfortable when a client isn’t...

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Cultivating Mindfulness and In...

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“Mindfulness”, “introspective attunement”, and “empathic attunement” are big buzzwords in psychotherapy right now.  Slightly strange,...

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