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Handbook of art therapy
Malchiodi, Cathy A.
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New York : Guilford Press, [2003]

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xvii, 461 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
The art and science of art therapy. A brief history of art therapy / Randy M. Vick -- Art therapy and the brain / Cathy A. Malchiodi -- Art-based assessments / Frances F. Kaplan -- Clinical approaches to art therapy. Psychoanalytic, analytic, and object relations approaches ; Humanistic approaches / Cathy A. Malchiodi -- Cognitive-behavioral approaches -- Aimee Loth Rozum, Cathy A. Malchiodi -- Solution-focused and narrative approaches / Shirley Riley, Cathy A. Malchiodi -- Developmental art therapy / Cathy A. Malchiodi, Doug-Yeun Kim, Wae Soon Choi -- Expressive arts therapy and multimodal approaches / Cathy A. Malchiodi --

Clinical applications with children and adolescents. Drawing and storytelling as psychotherapy with children / Masahiro Tanaka, Tomio Kakuyama, Madoka Takada Urhausen -- Using drawing in short-term trauma resolution / William Steele -- Art and play therapy with sexually abused children / Eliana Gil -- Drawings in forensic investigations of child sexual abuse / Marcia Sue Cohen-Liebman -- An art therapy approach to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder / Diane S. Safran -- Art therapy with children who have autism and their families / Robin L. Gabriels -- Medical art therapy with children / Tracy Councill -- Using art therapy to address adolescent depression / Shirley Riley -- Working with adolescents' violent imagery / Joan Phillips -- Clinical applications with adults. Art in counseling / Samuel T. Gladding, Debbie W. Newsome -- Sandplay therapy and art therapy with adults / Lenore Steinhardt -- Art therapy with adults with severe mental illness / Susan Spaniol -- Art therapy in addictions treatment : creativity and shame reduction / Marie Wilson -- Clinical art therapy with older adults / Judith Wald --

Clinical applications with groups, families, and couples. Group art therapy : an interactive approach / Diane Waller -- Developing games, activities and themes for art therapy groups / Marian Liebmann -- Sexually abused children : group approaches / P. Gussie Klorer -- Using art therapy with medical support groups / Cathy A. Malchiodi -- Family art therapy / Shirley Riley, Cathy A. Malchiodi -- Multicultural art therapy with families / Janice Hoshino -- Art therapy with couples / Shirley Riley -- Appendix I. Art-based assessments. The Diagnostic Drawing Series / Anne Mills -- The Silver Drawing Test of Cognition and Emotion / Rawley A. Silver -- The Formal Elements Art Therapy Scale and "Draw a person picking an apple from a tree" / Linda Gantt, Carmello Tabone -- The MARI Assessment / Carol Thayer Cox -- Appendix II. Scope of practice, education, supervision, standards of practice, and ethics.
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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, cognitive-behavioral, developmental, and other approaches. Also examined is what current research in psychology and neuroscience can tell us about the scientific basis for art therapy. Discussing applications in individual psychotherapy, couple and family treatment, and group work, the Handbook includes over 100 samples of drawings and other artwork. The process of art therapy is illustrated in helping clients manage and cope with such problems as trauma, sexual abuse, developmental and learning disabilities, drug and alcohol misuse, serious mental illness, and medical illness. Appendices include descriptions of empirically supported approaches to art-based assessment, some of which are written by the instrument developers themselves.

Author Notes

Cathy A. Malchiodi, ATR, LPAT, LPCC, an art therapist, expressive art therapist, and clinical mental health counselor, is an internationally recognized authority on art therapy with children, adults, and families. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Art Therapy Association (AATA) and past editor of [i]Art Therapy: Journal of the AATA.[/i] She has received numerous honors for her work, including recognition from the AATA, the Kennedy Center for the Arts, Very Special Arts, and the China Association for the Handicapped. The author of [i]Understanding Children's Drawings[/i], Ms. Malchiodi has also published several other authored or edited books as well as over 60 articles and chapters, and has given more than 160 presentations on art therapy. She currently serves as editor of [i]Trauma and Loss: Research and Interventions[/i] and is on the faculty of the National Institute for Trauma and Loss and the Graduate Program in Expressive Therapies at the University of Louisville.

Table of Contents

Part I The Art and Science of Art Therapy
Chapter 1 A Brief History of Art TherapyRandy M. Vick
Chapter 2 Art Therapy and the BrainCathy A. Malchiodi
Chapter 3 Art-Based AssessmentsFrances F. Kaplan
Part II Clinical Approaches to Art Therapy
Chapter 4 Psychoanalytic, Analytic, and Object Relations Approaches to Art TherapyCathy A. Malchiodi
Chapter 5 Humanistic Approaches to Art TherapyCathy A. Malchiodi
Chapter 6 Cognitive-Behaviorial Approaches to Art TherapyAimee Loth Rozum and Cathy A. Malchiodi
Chapter 7 Solution-Focused and Narrative Approaches to Art TherapyShirley Riley and Cathy A. Malchiodi
Chapter 8 Developmental Art TherapyCathy A. Malchiodi and Dong-Yeun Kim and Wae Soon Choi
Chapter 9 Expressive Arts Therapy and Multimodal ApproachesCathy A. Malchiodi
Part III Clinical Applications with Children and Adolescents
Chapter 10 Drawing and Storytelling as Psychotherapy with ChildrenMasahiro Tanaka and Tomio Kakuyama and Madoka Takada Urhausen
Chapter 11 Using Drawing in Short-Term Trauma ResolutionWilliam Steele
Chapter 12 Art and Play Therapy with Sexually Abused ChildrenEliana Gil
Chapter 13 Drawings in Forensic Investigations of Child Sexual AbuseMarcia Sue Cohen-Liebman
Chapter 14 An Art Therapy Approach to Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity DisorderDiane S. Safran
Chapter 15 Art Therapy with Children Who Have Autism and Their FamiliesRobin L. Gabriels
Chapter 16 Medical Art Therapy with ChildrenTracy Councill
Chapter 17 Using Art Therapy to Address Adolescent DepressionShirley Riley
Chapter 18 Working with Adolescents' Violent ImageryJoan Phillips
Part IV Clinical Applications with Adults
Chapter 19 Art in CounselingSamuel T. Gladding and Debbie W. Newsome
Chapter 20 Sandplay and Art Therapy with AdultsLenore Steinhardt
Chapter 21 Art Therapy with Adults with Severe Mental IllnessSusan Spaniol
Chapter 22 Art Therapy in Addictions Treatment: Creativity and Shame ReductionMarie Wilson
Chapter 23 Clinical Art Therapy with Older AdultsJudith Wald
Part V Clinical Applications with Groups, Families, and Couples
Chapter 24 Group Art Therapy: An Interactive ApproachDiane Waller
Chapter 25 Developing Games, Activities, and Themes for Art Therapy GroupsMarian Liebmann
Chapter 26 Sexually Abused Children: Group ApproachesP. Gussie Klorer
Chapter 27 Using Art Therapy with Medical Support GroupsCathy A. Malchiodi
Chapter 28 Family Art TherapyShirley Riley and Cathy A. Malchiodi
Chapter 29 Multicultural Art Therapy with FamiliesJanice Hoshino
Chapter 30 Art Therapy with CouplesShirley Riley
Appendix I Art-Based Assessments
The Diagnostic Drawing Series (DDS)Anne Mills
The Silver Drawing Test of Cognition and EmotionRawley A. Silver
The Formal Elements Art Therapy Scale and "Draw a Person Picking an Apple from a Tree"Linda Gantt and Carmello Tabone
The MARI AssessmentCarol Thayer Cox
Appendix II Scope of Practice, Education, Supervision, Standards of Practice, and Ethics