Art Therapy and Computer Technology: A Virtual Studio of Possibilities
Computer technology holds exciting possibilities for art therapists. Drawing, painting and photo software offer a new medium for work with clients, and the Internet is changing the way that therapeutic sessions, supervision, training, conferencing and information transfer are conducted. But with the vast array of hardware and software packages available, and the speed of cyber developments, getting to grips with the potential of computer technology can be daunting. In this concise and practical guide, Cathy Malchiodi shows that this need not be so. She reviews the hardware and software most pertinent to art therapists and demonstrates how the Internet can be used to conduct research and establish links with other art therapists. She also discusses the ethical and legal issues of communicating online, particularly the confidentiality and copyright of data. An essential guide for all art therapists, Art Therapy and Computer Technology opens up the full scope of new computer technology and the Internet.
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An Art Therapists Guide to Computers
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ETHICAL CODES OF ONLINE THERAPY
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