Handbook of Art Therapy, Second Edition
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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 researchchapter on art materials and media (including uses of new technologies)chapters on intervening with domestic violence survivors, bereaved children, and military personnelexpanded coverage of neuroscience, cultural diversity, and ethics.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 496 pages
  • 180.34 x 256.54 x 33.02mm | 1,065.94g
  • Guilford Publications
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • 1609189752
  • 9781609189754
  • 58,740

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"This extraordinary volume is packed with state-of-the-art research and wisdom from renowned practitioners. Like the first edition, it will be a 'must read' for years to come for graduate students and practitioners in art therapy and allied fields, and for any therapist who uses art expression in clinical work. It is clinician friendly and eminently useful."--David A. Crenshaw, PhD, ABPP, RPT-S, Rhinebeck Child and Family Center, Rhinebeck, New York"An essential, integrative tool for introducing new art therapists and other human service professionals to the field of art therapy--and a terrific resource for experienced practitioners as well. Malchiodi and her contributing authors describe 'what art therapy is' in a clear and direct manner and provide meaningful applications of theory to practice. The volume demonstrates how art therapy actually works to provide psychological aid to a wide range of clients, from children in crisis to combat veterans. New coverage of technology and other topics brings the second edition up to date for this decade and beyond. I look forward to using this handbook as a text in my undergraduate and graduate courses."--Julia Byers, EdD, Division of Expressive Therapies, Lesley University"This is one of those rare second editions that achieve much more than an update of the literature, expanding and enriching a work that already has proven to be a classic. The Handbook is not only a wonderful introduction for students and novice practitioners, it is also a valuable tool for seasoned therapists. Malchiodi and other luminaries in the field generously share their research findings, practical expertise, and clinical wisdom. This volume is a valuable addition to any art therapist's library. I highly recommend it."--Lennis G. Echterling, PhD, Department of Graduate Psychology, James Madison University
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About Cathy A. Malchiodi

Cathy A. Malchiodi, PhD, ATR-BC, LPCC, LPAT, REAT, is an art therapist, expressive arts therapist, and clinical mental health counselor, as well as a recognized authority on art therapy with children, adults, and families. She has given more than 400 presentations on art therapy and has published numerous articles, chapters, and books, including Understanding Children's Drawings and Handbook of Art Therapy, Second Edition. Dr. Malchiodi is the founder and executive director of the Trauma-Informed Practices and Expressive Arts Therapy Institute. She has worked with a variety of community, national, and international agencies, particularly on the use of art therapy for trauma intervention, disaster relief, mental health, medical illness, and prevention. She is the first person to have received all three of the American Art Therapy Association's 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. A passionate advocate for the role of the arts in health, she is a blogger for Psychology Today. Dr. Malchiodi is coeditor (with David A. Crenshaw) of Guilford's Creative Arts and Play Therapy series.
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Table of contents

I. The Art and Science of Art Therapy1. A Brief History of Art Therapy, Randy M. Vick2. Art Therapy and the Brain, Cathy A. Malchiodi3. Art Therapy Materials, Media, and Methods, Cathy A. Malchiodi4. Art Therapy in Practice: Ethics, Evidence, and Cultural Sensitivity, Cathy A. MalchiodiII. Clinical Approaches to Art Therapy5. Psychoanalytic, Analytic, and Object Relations Approaches, Cathy A. Malchiodi6. Humanistic Approaches, Cathy A. Malchiodi7. Cognitive-Behavioral and Mind-Body Approaches, Cathy A. Malchiodi and Aimee Loth Rozum8. Solution-Focused and Narrative Approaches, Shirley Riley and Cathy A. Malchiodi9. Developmental Art Therapy, Cathy A. Malchiodi 10. Expressive Arts Therapy and Multimodal Approaches, Cathy A. Malchiodi III. Clinical Applications with Children and Adolescents11. Drawing and Storytelling as Psychotherapy with Children, Masahiro Tanaka and Madoka Takuda Urhausen12. Using Drawing in Short-Term Trauma Resolution, William Steele and Caelan Kuban13. Art and Play Therapy with Sexually Abused Children, Eliana Gil14. An Art Therapy Approach to Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Diane S. Safran15. Art Therapy with Children on the Autism Spectrum, Robin L. Gabriels and Lyndsay J. Gaffey16. Medical Art Therapy with Children, Tracy Councill17. Art Therapy with Adolescents, Gretchen Miller IV. Clinical Applications with Adults18. Art in Counseling, Samuel T. Gladding19. Creativity and Aging: An Art Therapy Perspective, Cathy A. Malchiodi20. Art Therapy with Adults with Severe Mental Illness, Susan Spaniol21. Art Therapy in Addictions Treatment: Creativity and Shame Reduction, Marie Wilson22. Art Therapy with Combat Veterans and Military Personnel, Cathy A. Malchiodi23. Art Therapy and Domestic Violence, Cathy A. Malchiodi and Gretchen MillerV. Clinical Applications with Groups, Families, and Couples 24. Group Art Therapy: An Interactive Approach, Diane Waller25. Developing Themes for Art Therapy Groups, Marian Liebmann26. Group Approaches with Sexually Abused Children, P. Gussie Klorer27. Using Art Therapy with Medical Support Groups, Cathy A. Malchiodi28. Art Therapy with Families and Couples, Cathy A. Malchiodi29. Art Therapy with Children in Grief and Loss Groups, Aimee Loth Rozum VI. Art-Based Assessments30. A Brief Overview of Art-Based Assessments, Cathy A. Malchiodi31. What Art Can and Cannot Tell Us, Frances F. KaplanAppendix A. Credentials, Education, Supervision, Standards of Practice, and Ethical StandardsAppendix B. Resources
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