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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Cool Art Therapy Intervention #2: Active Imagination

Call it active imagination, free association, image dialogue, or even a rant. It’s about helping the image to speak your truths, whether through words, visualization, or another art form-and it’s one of the major centerpieces in the practice of art the…

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Cool Art Therapy Intervention #9: Family Sculpture

Given a lump of clay or some canisters of Play-doh, how would you depict each member of your family of origin? It’s cool art therapy intervention #9 and it’s all about a creative way to explore your family system. Primary Topic:  …

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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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Did Art Therapy Fail to Rehab Terrorists? Oh, Come On

Over the past several days, major media outlets have cited art therapy as a source of failed rehabilitation for two former Gitmo detainees who are allegedly connected to the recent bomb attempt on Northwest Flight 253. While the rehab program included …

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