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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Insight, Introspection, &...

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Let’s face it; we’re therapists, and we adore insight and introspection.  But many of our clients don’t.  Timing is everything, and...

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Take it to the Limit, Part II

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In Take it to the Limit, Part I we met the Leader of the Pack, the tall and confident head honcho in a group of adolescent boys in...

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Take it to the Limit, Part I

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Limit testing.  Most therapists have the limit-testing group client at least once in their lives.  And depending on the population...

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Cross-contamination, Part II

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Uh-oh.  Given the operating premise of Cross-contamination, Part I—that it’s best practice to prevent your clients from seeing each...

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Cross-contamination, Part I

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Should your clients see images created by other clients?  Many therapists post these, typically at a client’s request, in their...

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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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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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