by Lucille Proulx
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Attachment Informed Art Therapy offers a “solid, visible and empirically-grounded conceptual framework…[for] professionals who use attachment theory in clinical work…[and] for therapists working with populations of all ages and cultures, from birth to death.”
by Michelle Winkel
Aspirations of multiculturalism in our society and therapeutic practices are developing conversations regarding cultural competency among mental health professionals. Given the complexity of cultural diversity, it can be helpful to frame cultural knowledge as a process rather than a goal – a process that does not assume authority, but rather a fluidity of addressing contributing factors to cultural identities.
by Patricia Williams
This review article explores the interface between art therapy and the growing field of self-compassion. The term ONEBird refers to a model that integrates mindfulness, compassion, and creative expression in an educational, experiential, and therapeutic process. Background information is provided on the integration of self-compassion and mindfulness into effective training programs and a contemporary approach to psychotherapy. Empirical evidence for the protective role of self-compassion is also included.