Art Therapy in the News
Art Therapy in the News
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Art Therapy and Authentic Creative Expression Emphasized at TEDx NYU
On April 15, 2016, Dr. Jordan Potash, ATR-BC, REAT, LCPAT, LCAT, represented the American Art Therapy Association at Color Party: TEDx NYU (New York University). As a student organization, TEDx NYU plans annual conferences and smaller community events that act as platforms to address pertinent topics. Along with fellow art therapists and digital arts developers, Dr. Potash discussed adult...
May 23, 2016 11:00 AM ET
AATA Represented at the American Counseling Association Conference in Montréal, Québec
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ MONTRÉAL, Québec, April 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ — From March 31 to April 3, 2016, AATA President Dr. Donna Betts, ATR-BC, had the honor of representing the American Art Therapy Association (AATA)...
Apr 15, 2016 10:05 AM ET
A Candid Conversation with Kim Campbell on the Rhinestone Cowboy, Alzheimer's and Living Life as a Caregiver
In her article, art therapist Angel Duncan describes her conversation with Kim Campbell: "'I have a black eye, but I'm hanging in there.' Kim Campbell tells me. 'Caregiving is hard,' she says. 'I don't know how people do it.'" "Many people presume that making art and art therapy are the same thing. They are not. While creating art can be therapeutic, art therapy is a specific,...
Feb 25, 2016 1:00 PM ET
Paintbrushes at the Ready Children...It's "Time to Talk"
On behalf of our friends at The British Association of Art Therapists, we are delighted to direct our readers to a special online issue of the Huffington Post UK, edited by Her Royal Highness, the Duchess of Cambridge, for the UK's Children's Mental Health Week. As part of this...
Feb 18, 2016 1:00 PM ET
Color Me Cautious: Don't Mistake Adult Coloring Books for Art Therapy
As a second-year graduate student in the GW Art Therapy Program, Lida Sunderland learned how to use materials like clay and colored pencils to help clients work through their emotional pain. She’s employed art therapy interventions such as mask-making-as-metaphor to reveal a person’s inner struggle and Jungian mandalas, circular designs that promote focus and reflection....
Feb 12, 2016 10:00 AM ET
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