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Creative Arts Therapies Week 2017

Creative Arts Therapies Week begins today! This week (March 12-18) is an an opportunity to celebrate and recognize the work of creative arts therapists and the membership organizations of the National Coalition of Creative Arts Therapies Associations (NCCATA), which includes: Art therapists Music therapists Drama therapists Poetry therapists Dance/Movement therapists Psychodrama In honor of this…

I find numerous overlaps and synchronicities between my practice of EMDR therapy and art therapy. Mental Therapy, Anxiety Therapy, Trauma Therapy, Play Therapy, Therapy Ideas, Ptsd Awareness, Mental Health Awareness, Alternative Therapies, Alternative Treatments

Connecting Art Therapy and EMDR                                by Clare McCarthy ATR, LCPC

“Trauma” is a word that is often used as part of conversation, yet what does it really mean to encounter a trauma? At its most general, a trauma is a overwhelmingly stressful experience that...

I find numerous overlaps and synchronicities between my practice of EMDR therapy and art therapy. Mental Therapy, Anxiety Therapy, Trauma Therapy, Play Therapy, Therapy Ideas, Ptsd Awareness, Mental Health Awareness, Alternative Therapies, Alternative Treatments

Connecting Art Therapy and EMDR                                by Clare McCarthy ATR, LCPC

“Trauma” is a word that is often used as part of conversation, yet what does it really mean to encounter a trauma? At its most general, a trauma is a overwhelmingly stressful experience that...

You Can’t Think Your Way Out Of Trauma (But Art Therapy Can Help) Play Therapy, Art Therapy, Warren Smith, Creative Arts Therapy, Expository Writing, Writing Exercises, Dissociation, Arts Integration, Sketches

You Can’t Think Your Way Out Of Trauma (But Art Therapy Can Help) - Role Reboot

“The artistic process gives you a pause to start thinking about how you should be living your life now.” Septimus Warren Smith, aged about thirty, pale-faced, beak-nosed, wearing brown shoes and a shabby overcoat, with hazel eyes which had that look of apprehension in them which makes complete strangers apprehensive too. The world has raised …

Using art to help Syrian refugee children cope with trauma: Over the course of the year, Kurdish art therapist Hassan Deveci has helped children come to terms with traumatic experiences. Help Syrian Refugees, Art Therapy Children, Canadian Culture, Trauma, Ptsd, World Conflicts, Healthy Weight Gain, Vocabulary Building, Body Poses

Using art to help Syrian refugee children cope with trauma | DW | 18.10.2015

Many of the Syrian refugee children coming to Germany are traumatized by what they have experienced in the war-torn country. Kurdish artist Hassan Deveci has opened his Cologne studio to help them deal with their trauma.

The Art of Relationships in Trauma Informed Work Therapy Tools, Play Therapy, Therapy Ideas, Art Therapy Directives, Hand Art, Coping Skills, School Counseling, Trauma, Ptsd

The Art of Relationships in Trauma Informed Work

This week Dr. Bruce Perry was here in Cleveland again (!) and I was fortunate enough to be able to attend his all day training focusing on the Six Core Strengths for Healthy Childhood Development. Inspiring, as always! Much of what he spoke about reinforced the immense power relationships have in trauma informed care. I…

LGBTQ, Art Therapy and Grief: Grieving the loss of a loved one is difficult enough, but when the relationship is non-traditional it can become even more complicated. Play Therapy, Art Therapy, Therapy Ideas, Hospice Social Worker, Grief Loss, Expressive Art, Art Programs, Trauma, My Arts

LGBTQ, Art Therapy and Grief

Grieving the loss of a loved one is difficult enough, but when the relationship is non-traditional it can become even more complicated. When an LGBTQ person cannot openly mourn the death of a loved one or when society at large disenfranchises this grief, heartache is turned inward and the healing process suffers. Sadly, sometimes folks Read More...

Art Therapy in Action: Trauma (Video) Play Therapy, Therapy Ideas, Ptsd Counseling, Art Therapy Directives, Youth Worker, Mental Health Issues, Experiential, Cheryl, Trauma

Art Therapy in Action: Trauma

Cheryl Doby-Copeland, PhD, ATR-BC, LPC, LMFT and Gretchen Miller, ATR-BC, ACTP discuss how art therapy can help individuals or families who have experienced ...

Art Therapy in Action: Trauma (Video) Play Therapy, Therapy Ideas, Ptsd Counseling, Art Therapy Directives, Youth Worker, Mental Health Issues, Experiential, Cheryl, Trauma

Art Therapy in Action: Trauma

Cheryl Doby-Copeland, PhD, ATR-BC, LPC, LMFT and Gretchen Miller, ATR-BC, ACTP discuss how art therapy can help individuals or families who have experienced ...

Art Therapy in Action: Trauma (Video) Play Therapy, Therapy Ideas, Ptsd Counseling, Art Therapy Directives, Youth Worker, Mental Health Issues, Experiential, Cheryl, Trauma

Art Therapy in Action: Trauma

Cheryl Doby-Copeland, PhD, ATR-BC, LPC, LMFT and Gretchen Miller, ATR-BC, ACTP discuss how art therapy can help individuals or families who have experienced ...

A sexual abuse survivor created this artwork at zcenter in gurnee Art Therapy Projects, Art Therapy Activities, Fun Activities, Therapy Ideas, Art Projects For Adults, Abuse Survivor, Expressive Art, Black And White Drawing, Love People

Art therapy gives a voice to sex assault survivors

Clients of the ZCenter in Gurnee create art as part of the healing process

The American Art Therapy Association (AATA) has started to release a series of videos, Art Therapy in Action, that features credentialed art therapists talking about their work with a variety of populations and settings. Art Therapy Activities, Play Therapy, Art Therapy Directives, Worry Dolls, Practice Gratitude, Book Crafts, American Art, Trauma, Workplace

Art Therapy In Action Interview Series

The American Art Therapy Association (AATA) has started to release a series of videos, Art Therapy in Action, that features credentialed art therapists talking about their work with a variety of populations, settings, and topics. This series of interviews describe "how the unique and integrative properties of art therapy can enrich lives, support personal and relational…

In Paris' Arrondissement, Parents Help Children Draw Their Emotions "They said they needed to be together. Design Poster, Art Design, Fantasy Girl, Art Therapy Children, Play Therapy, Art Nouveau, Paris Attack, Project Free, Winter Kids

In One Paris Neighborhood, Parents Help Kids Draw Their Emotions

"They said they needed to be together."

Finding a Safe Place: Supporting Safety, Self-Regulation, and Sensory-Based Interventions Pediatric Chiropractor, Emergency Preparedness, Survival, Isaiah 41 10, Family Emergency, Solange, Self Regulation, Chiropractic Care, Do Not Fear

Finding a Safe Place: Supporting Safety, Self-Regulation, and Sensory-Based Interventions

Finding a Safe Place: Supporting Safety, Self-Regulation, and Sensory-Based Interventions | Starr Commonwealth

Programs around globe help victims of war, discrimination or abuse share stories through embroidery, knitting and weaving Art Therapy, Play Therapy, Trauma, Ptsd, Art Programs, Fabric Art, Art For Kids, Globe, Weaving

Creating Quilts Helps Ease Trauma of War, Violence

Programs around globe help victims of war, discrimination or abuse share stories through embroidery, knitting and weaving

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