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As the field of digital art therapy rapidly expands, this book guides readers through the many applications of digital media in art therapy. With consideration of professional and ethical issues, expert contributors discuss materials and methods, with case examples to show how digital art therapy works in practice. My chapter explores the relation...
This study was the final phase of a participatory design (PD) project aimed at developing professionally led online art therapy groups for young adults with cancer. Methods: We invited seven professionals with a range of relevant expertise to take part in a PD process that emphasized hands-on creative interaction. Each participant experienced one o...
This article presents a therapeutic framework to examine the continuum of creative destruction to transformation through altered book making. The rebuilding of a printed book parallels desired changes that bring individuals to art therapy, including concepts related to reframing, reforming, and reclaiming. The relationship between creative destruct...
This chapter offers an overview of the enduring importance of digital communities for the field of art therapy: past, present, and future. Content will include the history, benefits, and role of online connection to build professional relationships, share information, create support, and belonging within the art therapy community. Examples througho...
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To help art therapists work effectively with the realities of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), this special report brings together art therapists who have experience working in pandemics (Ebola, SARS), attending to health professionals, and building creative virtual communities. Art therapists can support recommended public health psychoso...
This chapter describes how papermaking can be a valuable means for transformation, healing, and recovery. Content highlights the origins of papermaking, the value of handmade expression and handcrafted creation to enhance well-being, and some of the therapeutic qualities behind the papermaking process. Benefits and challenges of implementing paperm...
This chapter addresses the benefits of admitting to and learning from mistakes made in adolescent art therapy. By focusing on the challenging work with adolescents and faults specific to art therapy, the authors share their experiences creating response art in order to learn from errors they each made in studio management, planning art intervention...
The benefits of creating art and engaging in the creative process to promote emotional expression, cope with traumatic stress, and strengthen sense of self are many. The following list summarizes a few of the important themes and considerations connected to trauma-informed work and how the process of art-making can help to achieve grounding, ref...
Thesis (M.A.)--Ursuline College, 1999. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 137-144).
Book to be published by Routledge- (October 2017) - Offers the art therapy community a guide that addresses content related to social media use, its growing influence, and the impact social networking has on the profession and work of art therapists. More information at: https://www.routledge.com/The-Art-Therapists-Guide-to-Social-Media-Connection-Community-and/Miller/p/book/9781138645905