Art Therapy in the News

Art Therapy in the News

Art Therapy in the news can range from art shows featuring artists with disabilities that use art as therapy either on their own or with an art therapist to an interesting discussion on the career of an art therapist. There are many approaches to art therapy and I am happy to see the topic get more recognition in the mainstream media.

Art For All
show titled “Trucolor-Celebrating Shades of Inclusion.” Work in the show is done solely by artists with disabilities.

Patients share their art through Acadia Hospital project
“The project, launched in October 2011, is an opportunity for patients to show their artwork in a public venue — the main hall of the hospital.”

So You Want to Be an Art Therapist, Part Seven: Art Therapist Identity Confusion Disorder
Part seven in an ongoing series discussing the profession of art therapist by Cathy Malchiodi

Art therapy: ‘Healing from inside out’
BY CAMILLE GAVIN

The Benefits of Expressive Arts Therapy
January 18th, 2012
By Douglas Mitchell, MFTI