Preventing Problems Related to...

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The therapy session is nearly over, and you and your client have wrapped up all agenda items for the day.  But there’s a residual...

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Cleaning Up One’s Act

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The creative process is complete.  Your client is ready to move on to whatever comes next in the session.   But what does come...

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“Untitled”

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You’re in a session with a client and art media.  The client uses the art media at your invitation.  When the client finishes, you...

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Analyze This!

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Although it can be tempting at times, clients are better off when clinicians resist the urge to analyze or interpret client art...

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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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Resistance is Fertile

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Therapists who attend art-based workshops seem to be pretty gung-ho about learning new methods they can use with their clients. ...

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