Art Therapy with Military Populations: History, Innovation, and Applications
For decades, art therapy has proved to be a practical treatment for veterans and other military populations suffering from trauma. Art Therapy with Military Populations provides an in-depth overview of both the theoretical and historical bases of art therapy with these groups while also chronicling the latest trends in treatment and the continued expansion of treatment settings. Edited by an art therapist with over 25 years’ experience working with the military and including chapters by a
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VA Montana's Residential Rehabilitation and Treatment Program has found a way to promote healing by using the ancient practice to put a face on modern PTSD through art therapy.
Melissa Walker: Art Therapy with Military Service Members
Melissa Walker, Art Therapist and Healing Arts Program Coordinator, National Intrepid Center of Excellence, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bet...
Wounded Marines find peace in painting fallen comrades
Hunched side-by-side over palettes splotched with bright oil paints, a giant canvas looming overhead, the men look like seasoned professionals at ease with their craft.
School of the Art Institute of Chicago Hosts CreatiVets Ceramics Intensive
Veterans from around the U.S. are at an art intensive at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago to learn about the healing power of ceramics with Richard...
'Art and Other Tactics' explores veterans' trauma | The Daily Californian
In San Francisco’s Museum of Craft and Design, rows of dangling silver dog tags hang from a wooden slab like bead drops on a chandelier. On the dog tags read chilling phrases such as, “Please don’t tell me this was for nothing.” The piece is Teri McCans’ aptly named “FaithRead More…
Prince Harry, Michelle Obama and Jill Biden Visit the USO Warrior and Family Center
Prince Harry, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden visited with troops and observed USO art and music therapy programs.
Creative Arts Therapy a Useful Tool for Military Patients
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the National Endowment for the Arts announces expansion of the NEA Military Healing Arts Partnership, a collaboration with the Department of Defense that supports music, writing, and visual art therapy
War Stories, Illustrated: Cartoonists and Veterans Collaborate on New Anthology
For the last few months students from The Center for Cartooning Studies have been meeting with veterans at the VA Hospital in White River Junction. The