Case Examples

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Ask and you shall receive!  Case examples were requested via the recent professional development wish list survey that went out to...

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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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Calling Yourself an Art Therap...

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Many Texas clinicians are baffled when it comes to the credentialing of art therapists.  No wonder—the state law that defines who can...

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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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“Information is Coping”

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Sandra Graves, PhD, LPAT, ATR-BC, was one of my professors in grad school.  Sandra always said that “information is coping”, and she...

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Theoretically Speaking

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One of the problems associated with workshops, books, and other such training opportunities for sharing art-based interventions with...

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Practicing, Preaching, and Psy...

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Practice what you preach and preach what you practice. But what does this mean in terms of ensuring psychological safety when you use...

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The Vegetable Platter and the ...

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The use of artmaking and images in therapy yield professional practice issues that rarely come up in verbal therapy.  Some of you are...

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