Art Therapy Sourcebook

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McGraw Hill Professional, Aug 30, 2006 - Psychology - 276 pages
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"The most accessible and complete art therapy book ever published. It is a great achievement."
--Shaun McNiff, author of Art Is Medicine and Trust the Process

"Malchiodi's fascinating book shows how modern art therapy is being employed as a potent health-care intervention."
--Larry Dossey, M.D., author of Prayer Is Good Medicine and Healing Words

Newly updated and revised, this authoritative guide shows you how to use art therapy to guide yourself and others on a special path of personal growth, insight, and transformation. Cathy A. Malchiodi, a leading expert in the field, gives you step-by-step instructions for stimulating creativity and interpreting the resulting art pieces. This encouraging and effective method can help you and others recover from pain and become whole again.

The Art Therapy Sourcebook will help you:

  • Find relief from overwhelming emotions
  • Recover from traumatic losses
  • Reduce their stress levels
  • Discover insights about yourself
  • Experience personal growth

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User Review  - Patsy Parker - Goodreads

This book was okay. I didn't finish it since it was a library book and I had to return it, but I may check it out again at a later time to finish it. Read full review

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User Review  - Serena - Goodreads

No wonder I'm such a happy person. I do lots of art daily! :D So I get to self express through drawing, writing, and dancing everyday ^^ Happy me. I also found out that I'm very lucky: Cathy says that ... Read full review


Drawing on the Past
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About the author (2006)

Cathy A. Malchiodi is a licensed art therapist and clinical counselor. She is the editor of Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association and the author of Breaking the Silence: Art Therapy with Children from Violent Homes.

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