This book outlines a nature-based approach to expressive arts therapy
, providing a theoretical foundation for professionals who use the expressive arts and nature to facilitate learning and promote healing.
Most persons who experience trauma respond well to expressive arts therapy
where they make drawings to tell what happened instead of using words.
is an educator and therapist with a particular interest in psychogeriatrics and expressive arts therapy
, and a member of OACCPP--an Association of Mental Health Professionals.
Cathy Malchiodi, PhD, is the founder, director, and lead faculty member of the Trauma-Informed Practices and Expressive Arts Therapy
Institute, and she is the president of Art Therapy Without Borders.
The first author formulated a plan to investigate how teaching and supervision in the dimensions of multiculturalism and expressive arts therapy
could affect counselors' awareness of culture and improve relational conditions in child and adolescent counseling.
Donations support Karinia's Expressive Arts Therapy
program for disabled children in Baltimore City and County.
The Center also utilizes creative and expressive arts therapy
, confidence-boosting retreats, academic support and transition programs that endeavor to help patients achieve their goals and dreams while staying healthy.
A ballerina who struggled with an eating disorder, Rea, who is also a therapeutic performance facilitator and has taught dance therapy, dance improvisation, and contact dance, became a psychotherapist and developed a style of expressive arts therapy
that focuses on body awareness as the source of creative inspiration.
As a therapist, philosopher, and artist as well as social scientist, he explores the process of poiesis (shaping) as the basis of expressive arts therapy
Halprin, widely acknowledged as a visionary in dance, community ritual, and the healing arts (see "HALPRIN'S EXPRESSIVE ARTS THERAPY
AT TAMALPA INSTITUTE"), has been helping plan this collaboration, entitled Be With because of its merging of generations and styles, for the past year.
After college, she earned a master's degree in expressive arts therapy
at Lesley College in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Expressive Arts Therapy
for Traumatized Children and Adolescents: A Four-Phase Model