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This essential handbook provides a complete and practical overview of art therapy: how it works, how it can be used, and with whom. Demonstrated are interventions for children, adolescents, and adults facing a variety of clinical problems and life challenges. Case-based chapters from leading practitioners illuminate major theoretical perspectives, including psychoanalytic, ...more
Hardcover, 461 pages
Published November 21st 2002 by The Guilford Press
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Melissa Lee-Tammeus
Jan 21, 2012 Melissa Lee-Tammeus rated it it was amazing
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I really want this own this book. I ended up taking a ton of notes and numerous tools to add to art therapy sessions with clients. There are wonderful case studies and progressions of how art can heal. I highly recommend this to anyone in the mental health field and to encourage them to use art with any of their clients. It can really open up a whole new avenue of understanding.
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Great sequel to the Art Therapy Source Book. Goes into greater details about specific emperically proven instruments to measure the artwork of clients. Chapters are devoted to forms of art, and art making that can be used with specific populations. I come back to this book often when I'm utilizing therapeutic art activities with the children and teens I work with.
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Cathy Malchiodi is an art therapist, visual artist, research psychologist, and author in the fields of art therapy, trauma-informed practice, and art in healthcare.

Cathy is a leading international expert in the "healing arts" fields of art therapy, art in healthcare, and expressive therapies, and has 25 years experience in trauma intervention and trauma-informed practice. She has published numerou
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