Drawings in Assessment and Psychotherapy

This book brings together a renowned group of professionals to analyze the research and application of the most popular assessment and treatment tools. It is used extensively by clinical psychologists, and other mental health professionals in the assessment and treatment of children, social workers, art therapists, adults, adolescents, and couples.

Drawing is a language, projected by children and adults, reflecting their joy and pain. Working with sexually and physically abused children, assessing clients with anorexia nervosa, and the influence of osteopathic treatment on drawings are some of the special topics considered. Numerous case studies are also included.

Tests discussed include the draw-a-person test, the art Therapy-Projective Imagery Assessment, the Kinetic Family Drawing Test, the House-Tree-Person Test, and the Wartegg Drawing Completion Test.

The Art Therapists' Primer: A Clinical Guide to Writing Assessments, Diagnosis and Treatment

The student or seasoned graduate will harness the necessary armament to write clinically-based reports that serve as a model for the field, and educators can use this manual as a teaching tool. This landmark publication has been thoroughly revised and brought up to date in the Second Edition. Doctor Ellen G.

. This must-have reference manual amasses information that will serve as a companion guide for every art therapist neophyte or seasoned to formulate clinical reports, above all, recovery and, and it will aid clients towards a trajectory of wellness, health. Through the guidance of horovitz's milestone text, art therapists will not only walk the walk, but more significantly, learn how to talk the talk.

The experienced clinician will gather pertinent skills to enhance his or her practice. In addition, all images in color by chapter and three movies on conducting the CATA, there is a DVD located in the back of this book where the reader will find all the Appendix Forms, ATDA and BATA. Recording and communicating clinical findings in a cogent manner to a clinical medical and/or educational team is the trademark of this opus.

Horovitz shares over thirty-five years of experience as she transliterates evidence-based art therapy into medical terminology. The appendices a-l provide a wealth of information and forms to use in a clinically-based art therapy practice. This treatise spells out the how-to's behind producing art therapy assessments, significant sessions, objectives and modalities, termination summaries and internet-based assessments into translatable documentation, process notes, designed to dovetail within an interdisciplinary medical model.

This step-by-step methodology fashions these reports, places art therapy on equal footing with all mental health workers and generates records, which serves as points of departure for future practitioners.

Tools Of The Trade: A Therapist's Guide To Art Therapy Assessments

This book will be a valuable resource for practitioners who use art therapy as an adjunct or primary therapy, and it will serve to enhance clinical skills, making therapy more effective for each patient who participates in the assessment process. Of special interest is the author's approach to writing the results of a series of art therapy assessments in an effort to provide a more complete indication of client dynamics and issues.

Additionally, it reviews research on art therapy assessments with a variety of patient populations. This new edition with its revised title provides critical reviews of art therapy tests along with some new reviews of assessments and updated research in the field. The book contains helpful suggestions regarding the application of art therapy assessments.

It will be a valuable resource for practitioners who use art therapy as an adjunct or primary therapy, and it will serve to enhance clinical skills, making therapy more effective for each patient who participates in the assessment process. The goal of this work is to assist mental health professionals in selecting assessments that yield reliable and valid clinical information regarding their clients.

Specific areas covered include individual, family, group, and multicultural assessment techniques. It is comprehensive in its approach to considering reliability and validity evidence provided by test authors. The desirable and undesirable features of a variety of art therapy assessments are deliberated.


Art-based Group Therapy: Theory and Practice

In this second edition Moon provides essential principles regarding art-based therapy groups. The book is intended for art therapy students and practitioners, offering philosophic and practical information related to the use of art in a host of group therapy contexts.

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Ethical Issues in Art Therapy

Throughout the text there are examples of ethical dilemmas that will provide opportunities for discussion and debate in the classroom or supervisory group and which will stimulate thought for individual reflection. Each art therapist must decide how the principles in the ethics documents apply to the particular problem he or she is facing.

. Written for art thera­py students, and expressive arts therapy professionals, art therapists, readers will find it very useful as a textbook for art therapy courses dealing with professional ethics and art therapy supervision. It will also be useful as a supplemental text in art therapy theory and practice courses.

These ethics documents are extremely helpful resources for practitioners dealing with ethical dilemmas, but they are ultimately inadequate to address every circumstance. Compelling illustrations throughout the text are provided as examples of creative responses to the artistic tasks. This new edition has been revised to incorporate the significant changes that were made to the AATA Ethics Document in 2013.

There are four primary goals of this book: 1 to raise questions and provide information related to the many ethical dilemmas art therapists face; 2 to present models of how to think through and resolve the difficult ethical problems art therapists encounter during their professional lives; 3 to be a useful, creative tool for course instructors and art therapy supervisors as a basis for engagement with students and supervisees exploring ethical problems; and 4 to offer suggestions for artistic activities that will serve as a creative means to confront ethical dilemmas.

Several chapters refer to the ethical Principles for Art Therapists and Code of Professional Practice of the Art Therapy Credentials Board. For the sake of comparison, the appendices contain the ethics documents of the British Association of Art Therapists and the Australian and New Zealand Arts Therapy Association.

Existential Art Therapy: The Canvas Mirror

We are provided in this book with a philosophy of how to be rather than a manual of what to do. The author shows us that it is possible to speak in plain language about the difficulties of therapists' patients if art therapists also speak to themselves in that same language. A classic in art therapy literature since its introduction nearly two decades ago, this book is an expression of the author's desire to link the practice of art psychotherapy to the core issues of life as presented in existentialism.

The inclusion of existential in this book's title denotes an interest in human struggle with issues of life in the face of death. Unique features include: existential values and artistic traditions; metaphor, ritual, and journey; structuring chaos; existential emptiness and art; tenets of existential art therapy; the frame of The Canvas Mirror; listening to images and relating to artworks; dimensions of creative action; artists of the cutting edge; the changing face of illness; existential leadership and basic tasks; and dialoguing with dreams.

The canvas mirror is the story of connections the author's connections with his patients, and, ultimately, their connections with each other, the author's connections with the reader. The current state of mental health care, with short stays and a problem-focused approach, makes this book even more relevant today than when it was first published in 1990

Replete with numerous illustrations, occupational therapists, this text will serve as a valuable resource to medical and mental health professionals, artists, students and theorists of art, and rehabilitation professionals.

Spirituality in Counseling and Psychotherapy: An Integrative Approach that Empowers Clients

Used book in Good Condition. Drawing on the author's research into spiritual issues as well as predictors of clients' psychological health, this reflective book presents an integrative approach to discussing the topic of spirituality. An essential resource for mental health professionals of all spiritual and religious persuasions, spirituality in counseling and psychotherapy discusses: Client-defined spirituality Integrating spirituality with psychological theories Why clients become spiritually lost Practical steps for spiritual health and abundance in therapy Helping clients reclaim their real self How spiritually oriented therapy helps Guidance for therapists in differentiating their spirituality from their clients' to foster a more successful therapeutic relationship Filled with numerous cases and stories illustrating how spirituality can be a natural and beneficial part of the therapeutic process, Spirituality in Counseling and Psychotherapy enables mental health professionals to nonjudgmentally invite a collaborative exploration of the role of spirituality in their clients' lives.

Johnson's approach―an approach that teaches therapists how to empathically explore spirituality as an important dimension of human existence. John sommers-flanagan, the range of theories which address or fail to address this need, phd, coauthor of Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice and Clinical Interviewing "Rick Johnson's book Spirituality in Counseling and Psychotherapy is a rich introduction to the varied forms in which spiritual suffering enters the consulting room, and specific attitudes and practices through which therapists can provide a non-doctrinal but open encounter with the spiritual needs of their clients.

James hollis, phd, and author of fourteen books, among them what matters most: living a More Considered Life A practical integration of psychology and spirituality that builds upon existing psychological theories While many clients want spiritual and philosophical issues to be addressed in therapy, Jungian analyst, many mental health professionals report that they feel ill-equipped to meet clients' needs in this area.

Providing a model that is approachable from a variety of theoretical orientations, and access life-affirming, Spirituality in Counseling and Psychotherapy supports therapists in becoming open to the unique ways that clients define, experience, spiritual beliefs and practices. Written with great clarity and intelligence, this book will be of benefit to all mental health practitioners, students of psychology, and those seeking a better understanding of their own process of psychological and spiritual transformation.

Jungian Art Therapy: Images, Dreams, and Analytical Psychology

Used book in Good Condition. Jungian art therapy aims to provide a clear, introductory manual for art therapists on how to navigate Jung’s model of working with the psyche. Throughout the text readers will enjoy clinical vignettes to support each chapter and illuminate important lessons. This exciting new text circumambulates Jung’s map of the mind so as to reinforce the theoretical foundations of analytical psychology while simultaneously defining key concepts to help orient practitioners, students, and teachers alike.

. The book provides several methods, which illustrate how to work with the numerous images originating from the unconscious and glean understanding from them.

Art of the Earth: Ancient Arts for a Green Future

Through guided art meditations, make mosaics, we tell stories, chant, masks, and sacred vessels, knead clay, sing, and drum. Used book in Good Condition. To help us respond to the alienation, and despair so prevelant in our culture, apathy, Art of the Earth returns to the original creativity of humankind.

Art of the earth is a much needed, hands-on guide for reunion with the natural world through the practice of humanity's ancient and enduring art forms. Art of the earth synthesizes communally shared art activities with universal concepts grounded in diverse spiritual tradtions and new insights from such fields as ecology, creation spirituality, eco-psychology, and art therapy.

Through practicing art forms which evolved through close human-Earth relationships, though tragically forgotten, at the roots of creativity, enduring, our ancient, we rediscover, partnership with Earth. Through the art of the earth journey, we become creative participants in the immense social tranformation needed to address the global ecological crisis of our time.

Ultimately, art of the Earth is a journey of initiation into living in deep relationship with the Earth.

Spiritual Art Therapy: An Alternate Path

Chapter 2 reviews the literature that encircles art therapy, mental health, and spirituality and explores its impact. Chapter 1 discusses the evolution of the book and how the author embarked upon the inclusion of the spiritual dimension in assessment and treatment. Used book in Good Condition. Academic and clinical applications are presented.

The final chapter offers an extensive discussion on the pathway for life and the body in treatment. The role of yoga and art therapy, including the importance of moving forward into life with greater resiliency and independence, is examined. Tapping into a person's belief system and spiritual dimension provides clinicians with information that can impact both assessment and treatment.

Chapter 3 examines the Belief Art Therapy Assessment BATA. Chapter 6 looks at spiritual art therapy with emotionally disturbed children and youth in residential treatment. Chapter 8 discusses phototherapy applications regarding the issue of mourning and loss. An excellent resource for increased knowledge and sensitivity, psychologists, mental health workers, the book is designed for art therapists, social workers, psychiatrists, pastoral counselors, educational therapists, and other creative arts therapists.

In this exceptional new third edition, the author has retained the intent to animate the spiritual dimension that exists within all of us and embrace its resource for growth and change. Chapter 7 offers a case vignette of spiritual art therapy with a suicidal anorectic bulimic.