Psychology & Narrative Theory

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American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama was founded in 1947, and publishes The Journal of Group Psychotherapy as well as holds annual conferences.  The purpose of the society include fostering the national and international cooperation of those concerned with the Training is offered throughout the country at various institutions.  It is the pioneer membership organization in group psychotherapy and continues to be a source and inspiration for ongoing developments in group psychotherapy, psychodrama, and sociometry.

Art and Healing Network: Arts and Healing Network is an on-line resource celebrating the connection between art and healing. Our web site serves as an international resource for anyone interested in the healing potential of art, especially environmentalists, social activists, artists, art professionals, health care practitioners, and those challenged by illness. Our hope is that the information presented here will educate and inspire.

Arts in Therapy: The Arts in Therapy Network is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing an online community for Creative Arts Therapists (CAT) and those who are interested in the Healing Arts.

ArtslynxInternational:This extensive portal to many arts-related activities has a large section on writing and poetry, including organizations, literary journals, writing tools and resources, and poetry resources.

The National Coalition of Creative Arts Therapists Association is a coalition of expressive arts organizations, including NAPT and NADT, plus some of the more traditional expressive arts therapies (dance, music and art therapies).  Founded in 1979, NCCATA is an alliance of professional associations dedicated to the advancement of the arts as therapeutic modalities. NCCATA represents over 8000 individual members of six creative arts therapies associations. Each member association has established professional training standards including an approval and monitoring process, a code of ethics and standards of clinical practice, and a credentialing process. Annual conferences, journals, and newsletters for each association foster professional development, as well as educate the public and allied professionals about each discipline. Although unique and distinct from one another, the creative arts therapies share related processes and goals. Participation in all the creative arts therapies provides people with special needs ways to express themselves that may not be possible through more traditional therapies.

Poiesis: This magazine focuses on cutting edge expressive arts research and

Transformative Narrative Portrait: This tool can help guide you through a journey where you will identify themes and patterns in your life and begin to create life changing narratives.  Through this instrument, you will experience a deeper self-awareness and ignite innovation that brings forth a transformation inside of yourself and how you relate to others. Developed by Yvette Hyater-Adams.

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go to website listingWalter Anderson, Therapy and The Arts: Tools of Consciousness.

G. Ansdella nd M. Pavlicevic, Beginning Research in the Arts Therapies: A Practical Guide.

Sally S. Atkins, Expressive Arts Therapy: Creative Process in Art and Life

Michael Bagley, Using Imagery in Creative Problem Solving.

R. Bandler and J. Grinder, The Structure of Magic: A Book About Language and Therapy.

Mary Field Belenky, Lynne A. Bond, and Jacqueline S. Weinstock. A Tradition That Has No Name.

Women’s Ways of Knowing: The Development of Self, Voice and Mind.

A.G. Brand, Therapy in Writing.

P. Brooks, Psychoanalysis and Storytelling.

L. M. Brown and Carol Gilligan, Meeting at the Crossroads: Women’s Psychology and Girls’ Development.

O. Barfield, Poetic Diction: A Study in Meaning.

P. Broks, Into the SilentLand: Travels in Neuropsychology.

Stephanie L. Brooke, Creative Arts Therapies Manual: A Guide to the History, Theoretical Approaches, Assessment, and Work with Special Populations Art, Music, Play, Music, Drama and Poetry Therapies

C. Brun, Symbols of the Soul: Therapy and Guidance Through Fairy Tales.

Martin Bubar, I and Thou.

J. Campion. An Angel At My Table. (film)

G. Thomas Couser, Recovering Bodies: Illness, Disability and Life Writing.

L. Cozolino, The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy: Building and Rebuilding the Human Brain.

J. Culler, Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction.

Dottie Doktor, Art Therapies, Rufugees and Migrants: Reaching Across Borders.

Loren and Elizabeth Ellis, Inviting the Wolf In: Thinking About Difficult Stories.

Karen Frostig, et. al., Expressive Arts Therapies in Schools

Jerry Fryer & Bob Fleshman, The Arts In Therapy.

Elaine Feder, The Expressive Arts Therapies.

M. Honore France, “Letter Therapy: A Model for Enhancing Counseling Interventions,” Journal of Counseling and Development, v. 73, n. 3.

Frostig, Karen & Essex, Michele, Expressive Arts Therapies in Schools.

Barbara Ganim, Art and Healing: Using Expressive Art to Heal Your Body, Mind and Spirit

Suzi Gablik, Conversations Before The End of Time.

S. T. Gladding, Counseling as an Art: The Creative Arts in Counseling.

R. Gardner, Therapeutic Communication with Children: The Mutual Storytelling Technique in Child Psychotherapy

A. Gersie and N. King, Storymaking in Educational and Therapy.

Reflections on Therapeutic Storymaking: Like a Piece of Uncast Wood.

Mitchell Gaylor,Healing Power of Sound: Recovery from Life-Threatening Illness Using Sounds, Voice, & Music

LaniAlaine Gerity, Creativity & the Dissociative Patient: Puppets, Narrative and Art in the Treatment of Survivors of Childhood Trauma.

Leigh Gilmore, Limit-Cases: Trauma, Self-Representation, and the Jurisdictions of Identity.

Daria Halprin and Jack S. Weller, The Expressive Body in Life, Art and Therapy: Working with Movement, Metaphor and Meaning

Suzaette Henke, Shattered Subjects: Trauma nd Testimony in Women’s Life-Writing.

Grady Hillman and Katherine Gaffney, Artists in the Community: Training Artists to Work in Alternative Settings, New York: Americans for the Arts’ Institute for Community Development and the Arts.

M. Hirsch, The Mother/Daughter Plot: Narrative, Psychoanalyses, Feminism.

Susan Hogan, Feminist Approaches to Arts Therapies.

Lynne M. Hornyak & Ellen K. Baker, Experiential Therapies for Eating Disorders

M. Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

M. Hendrix, Getting the Love You Want.

Ruthann Knechel Johansen. Listening in the Silence, Seeing in the Dark: Reconstructing Life After Brain Injury.

Carl Jung, Man and His Symbols.

N. Kiell, Psychoanalysis, Psychology and Literature: A Bibliography.

Gussie Klorer, Expressive Therapy with Troubled Children.

Paolo J. Knill, Stephen K. Levine, Ellen G. Levine, Principals and Practice of Expressive Arts Therapy: Toward a Therapeutic Aesthetics

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, To Live Until We Say Goodbye.

Charles Kaye & Tony Blee,, The Arts In Health Care: A Palette of Possibilities.

J.W. Kapman, Group Psychotherapy: Theory and Practice.

G. Lakoff and M. Johnson, Metaphors We Live By.

Stephen Levine, & Ellen G. Levine, Foundations of Expressive Arts Therapies: Theoretical and Clinical Perspectives

Marian Liebmann, ed., Arts Approaches to Conflict

Ann Link, Group Work with Elders.

J. Loevinger, Ego Development: Conceptions and Theories.

Helen B. and Darcy Lubbers, Adult Art Psychotherapy: Issues & Applications.

J. LeDoux, The Synaptic Self: How Our Brains Become Who We Are.

Lodge, D. Consciousness and the Novel: Connected Essays.

Cathy Malchiodi, Expressive Therapies

M. Mair, Between Psychology and Psychotherapy: A Poetics of Experience.

Gerald Monk. Narrative Therapy in Practice: The Archaeology of Hope

Bonnie Meekums, Creative Group Therapy for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse: Speaking the Unspeakable

Christopher MacE. Heart and Soul: The Therapeutic Face of Philosophy

Shaun McNiff, Art as Medicine: Creating a Therapy of the Imagination.

Art-Based Research

Art Can Heal Your Life (audiotape)

R.E. Nisbett, The Geography of Thought: How Asians and Westerners Think Differently…and Why.

B. O’Hanlon and M. Weiner-Davis, In Search of Solutions: A New Direction in Psychotherapy.

H. Payne, Handbook of Inquiry in the Arts Therapies: OneRiver, Many Currents.

Gary& Mercedes Pavlicevic, Beginning Research Into Art Therapies.

Peggy Penn, “Creating a Participant Text: Multiple Voices, Narrative Multiplicity and Writing,” Family Process, Sept. 1994.

– “Letter Writing in Family Systems,” Family Therapy Networker, Sept. 1991.

James Pennebaker, ed. Emotion, Disclosure and Health.

— Opening Up: The Healing Power of Emotions

D. Polkinghorne, Narrative Knowing and the Human Sciences.

Patricia Reis & Susan Snow, Dreaming Way: Dreams and Art for Remembering and Recovery.

A. Parry and R. Doan, Story Re-Visions: Narrative Therapy in a Postmodern World.

Shirley Riley, Group Process Made Visible.

Richard J. Riordan, “Scriptotherapy: Therapeutic Writing as a Counseling Adjunct,” Journal of Counseling & Development, v. 74, n. 3.

Arthur Robbins, Expressive Arts: A Creative Arts Approach to Depth-Oriented Treatment.

Esther Rashkin, Family Secrets and the Psychoanalysis of Narrative.

Arthur Robbins, A Multi-Modal Approach to Expressive Arts

Rogers, Natalie, The Creative Connection: Expressive Arts as Healing

Carl Rogers, Carl Rogers on Encounter Groups.

M. Rosenbaum and M. Berger, Group Psychotherapy and Group Function.

M. Rosenberg, Conceiving the Self.

Craig A. Schiller and Wendy Schiller, Issues in Expressive Arts Education

Fred Sedgwick, The Expressive Arts

J. L. Shapiro, Methods of Group Psychotherapy and Encounter: A Tradition of Innovation.

Lauren Slater, Welcome to My Country.

Paul Solotariff, Group.

R.M. Sapolsky, The Trouble with Testosterone and Other Essays on the Biology of the Human Predicament.

Pamela J. Stack, Art Therapy Activites: A Practical Guide for Teachers, Therapists and Parents

R.J. Sternberg, Love is a Story.

T. Szasz, The Meaning of Mind: Language, Mortality, and Neuroscience.

Terry Marks-Tarlow, Creating From the Inside Out: Learning from Multiple Intelligences.

NaidaWeisberg & Rosilyn Wilder, Expressive Arts for Elders.

Warren, Bernie, ed., Using the Creative Arts in Therapy: A Practical Introduction

Weiss, Jules C., Expressive Therapy with Elders and the Disabled: Touching the Heart of Life

M. White and D. Epston, Narrative Means to Therapeutic Ends.

Roslyn Wilder and Nadia Weisberg, Expressive Arts with Elders

D.W. Winnicott, Home is Where We Start From.

John M. Winslade and Gerald D. Monk. Narrative Counseling in Schools: Powerful & Brief

Irvin Yalom, The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy.

– Inpatient Group Psychotherapy

Love’s Executioner

Every Day Gets a Little Closer: A Twice-Told Therapy.

J. Zinker, The Creative Process in Gestalt Therapy.