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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A Graduate Art Therapy Course ...

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It’s always a shocker to others: the Lone Star State doesn’t have an art therapy master’s degree program.  Texans who want to...

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Art Therapy from Autism to Tra...

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Clinicians often wonder how art therapy and artmaking in therapy can benefit the populations they work with.  Not all art experiences...

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Accepting Aliens

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It’s a no-brainer; in order to honor a client’s frame of reference for hurting and for healing, a therapist needs to attend to and...

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Witnessing Process

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There is no agent of change that comes without risk.  The same is certainly true for art media and methods; art therapists use them...

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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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Evidence-based Practice: Think...

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EBP.  The acronym has been around since the 1990s. Back then managed care companies began to appear on the health care scene, along...

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T

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“What the hell is that supposed to be?” was the question mockingly posed by one of my fellow graduate students as we were in class,...

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Art Therapy in the Schools: It...

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It’s April…and since I work in the world of education, I thought I’d do a “hats off” to the increasing recognition of art therapy...

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