The Psychotherapy and the Arts collaboration between Divs. 10 and 32.
Profiles in Psychotherapy and the Arts
- Mirrors of the mind: Creativity and community
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. — Picasso
By Pamela J. McCrory, PhD
- Intergenerational trauma in Jordan: Using dance therapy with Syrian refugees
Dance therapy used to work with Syrian refugees in Jordan.
By Ilene A. Serlin, PhD
- Embracing the infinite: Creativity and the nonlinear self
Imperfection with all its surprises and room for creativity becomes our own perfection and the perfection of our world.
By Tobi Zausner, PhD
- Music as medicine and the “prescription iPod” model for patients
Music as Medicine and the “Prescription iPod” (anticipated summer 2019) mediates physiological effects that escort mood, cognitive, behavioral and functional (MCBF) outcomes in patients.
By Linda Maguire, PhD
- Female rainbow workshops: Authentic movement for women
Join us to celebrate the diverse aspects of our female identity that are colorful, multifaceted, strong and vulnerable, just like a rainbow.
By Maria Lentzou, MA
- Dasein: Therapeutic residency for artists of all genres
Dasein invites applications from multidisciplinary creative individuals and artists from all over the globe who want to delve into their inner worlds and develop an authentic and persevering connection between themselves and their art practice.
- If my body tells me about me
A workshop called “Self — Communicate Through Body Awareness and Art,” was conducted by a Creative Drama and Creative Dance Trainer in Istanbul
- News from our Elder Bard
Uplifting poetry helps us live better lives
By Norman Molesko
- Book launch: The Performing Art of Therapy
"[A] journey into the use of oneself as the essential instrument of therapeutic engagement." — Lewis Aron, PhD, director, New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis
By Mark O'Connell, LCSW
- Creativity, trauma and resilience
Creativity, Trauma and Resilience integrates the latest research to demonstrate the important relationship between creativity and resilience and how they interface with complex cumulative traumatic exposure.
By Paula Thomson, PsyD, and S. Victoria Jaque, PhD
- Art therapy research: A practical guide
Art Therapy Research is a clear and intuitive guide for educators, students and practitioners on the procedures for conducting art therapy research.
By Donna Betts, PhD, and Sarah Deaver, PhD
- Integrated Care for the Traumatized
Forthcoming publication: Co-Editors Ilene Serlin, Stanley Krippner and Kirwan Rockefeller, Foreword by Charles Figley, publisher Rowman and Littlefield, on new models of Whole Person integrated care for the traumatized.
By Ilene A. Serlin, PhD, Stanley Krippner, PhD, and Kirwan Rockefeller
The Newsletter Interview
- Blue Shield of California partnering with Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Art heals — not a new idea for most of us in Psychotherapy and the Arts. However, it is big news when Blue Shield notes that art and creativity are healing.
- 2019 Distinguished Humanitarian Contribution award from the California Psychological Association
Ilene Serlin wins the Distinguished Contribution award.