Handbook of Art Therapy, Second Edition

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-10-18
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press

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Widely regarded as the standard reference in the field, this handbook provides a complete overview of art therapy, from theory and research to practical applications. Leading practitioners demonstrate the nuts and bolts of arts-based intervention with children, adults, families, couples, and groups dealing with a wide range of clinical issues. Rich with illustrative case material, the volume features nearly 100 sample drawings and other artwork. The inclusion of diverse theoretical approaches and practice settings makes the Handbook eminently useful for all mental health professionals interested in using art in evaluation and treatment. New to this edition: incorporates the latest clinical applications, methods, and research chapter on art materials and media (including uses of new technologies) chapters on intervening with domestic violence survivors, bereaved children, and military personnel expanded coverage of neuroscience, cultural diversity, and ethics.

Author Biography

Cathy A. Malchiodi, PhD, ATR-BC, LPAT, LPCC, is an art therapist, expressive arts therapist, and clinical mental health counselor, as well as an internationally recognized authority on art therapy with children, adults, and families. She has published numerous books, articles, and chapters, and has given more than 350 presentations on art therapy. Dr. Malchiodi is on the faculty of Lesley University and is a visiting professor to universities in the United States and internationally. She is also founder of the Trauma-Informed Practices Institute and has worked with a wide variety of community, national, and international agencies, particularly on the use of art therapy for trauma intervention, disaster relief, mental health, and wellness. The President of Art Therapy Without Borders, a nonprofit organization supporting international art therapy initiatives and service, Dr. Malchiodi is the only person to have received all three of the American Art Therapy Association\u2019s highest honors: Distinguished Service Award, Clinician Award, and Honorary Life Member Award. She has also received honors from the Kennedy Center and Very Special Arts in Washington, DC.

Table of Contents

I. The Art and Science of Art Therapy 1. A Brief History of Art Therapy, Randy M. Vick 2. Art Therapy and the Brain, Cathy A. Malchiodi 3. Art Therapy Materials, Media, and Methods, Cathy A. Malchiodi 4. Art Therapy in Practice: Ethics, Evidence, and Cultural Sensitivity, Cathy A. Malchiodi II. Clinical Approaches to Art Therapy 5. Psychoanalytic, Analytic, and Object Relations Approaches, Cathy A. Malchiodi 6. Humanistic Approaches, Cathy A. Malchiodi 7. Cognitive-Behavioral and Mind–Body Approaches, Cathy A. Malchiodi and Aimee Loth Rozum 8. Solution-Focused and Narrative Approaches, Shirley Riley and Cathy A. Malchiodi 9. Developmental Art Therapy, Cathy A. Malchiodi 10. Expressive Arts Therapy and Multimodal Approaches, Cathy A. Malchiodi III. Clinical Applications with Children and Adolescents 11. Drawing and Storytelling as Psychotherapy with Children, Masahiro Tanaka and Madoka Takuda Urhausen 12. Using Drawing in Short-Term Trauma Resolution, William Steele and Caelan Kuban 13. Art and Play Therapy with Sexually Abused Children, Eliana Gil 14. An Art Therapy Approach to Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Diane S. Safran 15. Art Therapy with Children on the Autism Spectrum, Robin L. Gabriels and Lyndsay J. Gaffey 16. Medical Art Therapy with Children, Tracy Councill 17. Art Therapy with Adolescents, Gretchen Miller IV. Clinical Applications with Adults 18. Art in Counseling, Samuel T. Gladding 19. Creativity and Aging: An Art Therapy Perspective, Cathy A. Malchiodi 20. Art Therapy with Adults with Severe Mental Illness, Susan Spaniol 21. Art Therapy in Addictions Treatment: Creativity and Shame Reduction, Marie Wilson 22. Art Therapy with Combat Veterans and Military Personnel, Cathy A. Malchiodi 23. Art Therapy and Domestic Violence, Cathy A. Malchiodi and Gretchen Miller V. Clinical Applications with Groups, Families, and Couples 24. Group Art Therapy: An Interactive Approach, Diane Waller 25. Developing Themes for Art Therapy Groups, Marian Liebmann 26. Group Approaches with Sexually Abused Children, P. Gussie Klorer 27. Using Art Therapy with Medical Support Groups, Cathy A. Malchiodi 28. Art Therapy with Families and Couples, Cathy A. Malchiodi 29. Art Therapy with Children in Grief and Loss Groups, Aimee Loth Rozum VI. Art-Based Assessments 30. A Brief Overview of Art-Based Assessments, Cathy A. Malchiodi 31. What Art Can and Cannot Tell Us, Frances F. Kaplan Appendix A. Credentials, Education, Supervision, Standards of Practice, and Ethical Standards Appendix B. Resources

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