Creativity in Counseling

It’s the process, not the product that counts when it comes to creativity in counseling. And it’s a growing movement, but is it really anything new? Primary Topic:  Creativity read more

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So You Want to Be an Art Therapist, Part Six: Should I Get a Doctorate?

As King Lear said, “oh, that way madness lies”…well, maybe not in every single situation, but it’s complicated. Primary Topic:  Psych Careers read more

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So You Want to be an Art Therapist, Part Five: The Tale of Two Art Therapists

So can you find your heart’s desire as an art therapist in the 21st century? Here are two of the more oft-told career narratives I have encountered during the last several years. Do you want to hear the good news or the bad news first? Primary To…

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So You Want to Be an Art Therapist, Part Three: The Art Therapy Credentials Maze

LPAT, ATR, ATR-BC, LPC, LMHC, LPCC…which letters after your name will get you your art therapist dream job? Primary Topic:  Therapy read more

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So You Want to be an Art Therapist, Part Two: Art Therapy Education

It’s all about the good, the bad, and the “challenging” about being an art therapist in the 21st century, starting with art therapy education. Primary Topic:  Therapy read more

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Cool Art Therapy Intervention #1: The Art Therapist’s Third Hand

Cool Art Therapy Intervention #1 is not a technique or method, but the essence of what makes art therapists different from other professionals who use art in counseling, therapy and medicine. It’s called the “third hand” and it’s really art therapy’s v…

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The Ten Coolest Art Therapy Interventions

I’m taking a cue from Ryan Howes’ Top Ten Coolest Therapy Interventions to demystify just what art therapy is and some of the tools of the trade.  Primary Topic:  Media read more

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