Inspirational Video Clips: Art Therapy

Get inspired by remarkable clips showing how the arts are used in healing. Art Therapy Has Many Faces With images of clinicians from all over the world serving a wide variety of people, the film shows what art therapists do to help people to create and reflect and some of the reasons art therapy has . . . Learn More

Free Writing Prompts for Teens

The Pongo Teen Writing Project, in Seattle, Washington, inspires incarcerated youth and offers guidelines on working with them. Founded by Richard Gold, the Project offers support through poetry for youth in detention centers, to help them articulate their emotions and instill hope.  The website offers numerous free writing prompts for teens with some guidelines for . . . Learn More

UCLA Integrative Medicine Conference 2014: Creative Arts Therapies Panel

UCLA Integrative Medicine Conference 2014: Creative Arts Therapies Panel Integrative Medicine in the Community through the Creative Arts Therapies:  Experiential Panel Presentations on Creative Arts Therapies at the UCLA Integrative Medicine Conference – March 1, 2014 The creative arts therapies offer accessible, nonverbal and universal tools for facilitating emotional and physical health through a focus . . . Learn More

On the Edge of Chaos Conference 2013 (11 of 18)

On the Edge of Chaos Conference 2013 (11 of 18) On the Edge of Chaos: Finding Flow and Resilience through Creativity and the Arts (04/07/13) On The Edge Of Chaos Conference 2013: Creative Arts Therapies Panel, part one, features Dr. Erica Curtis’ presentation on art therapy. related videos On the Edge of Chaos Conference 2013: . . . Learn More

UCLA Integrative Medicine Conference 2013: Creative Arts Therapies Panel (2 of 6)

UCLA Integrative Medicine Conference 2013: Creative Arts Therapies Panel (2 of 6) Integrative Medicine in the Community through the Creative Arts Therapies:  Experiential Panel Presentations on Creative Arts Therapies at the UCLA Integrative Medicine Conference – February 2, 2013 Click here to download power point slides from these presentations. The creative arts therapies offer accessible, . . . Learn More

Visual Narrative Activity for Traumatized Youth

Leading art therapist researcher Linda Chapman, MA, ATR-BC shares a technique that she finds increasingly valuable in art therapy with children and teens with a history of developmental or complex trauma. It requires very little media, space, and can be worked on at the child’s pace of comfort. Autobiographical Life Narrative Creating an autobiographical life . . . Learn More