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• A001-Art Therapy and Assessment and Diagnosis
N-0100.2 and NY-0100.2 - Assessing Attachment with the Bird's Nest Drawing: A Review of the Research
The Bird’s Nest Drawing (Kaiser, 1996) is an art-based assessment that was developed to assess attachment security. In the past 10 years, several studies have further tested this art therapy directive with various populations. This course briefly reviews attachment theory, and delineates the significant findings from five of the studies. It also presents the implications of clinical use of the Bird’s Nest Drawing and need for future research. (Sarah Deaver and Donna Kaiser)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $40.00
N-0101.2 and NY-0101.2 - Affective Color Symbolism and Markers Cosplay: Diagnostic-Clinical Use
This course focuses on the theory and practice of an interview assessment procedure-the Affective Color Symbolism and one of its applications, Markers Cosplay. This procedure allows children or adults to express themselves in a nonthreatening way and be better understood through the nonverbal and interactive process. (Liona Lu)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $40.00
N-0102.2 and NY-0102.2 - Picture a Changing Mind: Art Therapy, Neuroplasticity, and the Unconscious
This course intends to generate thought and discussion about the integration of art therapy and neuroscience from a philosophical, assessment, intervention, and research perspective. We will review the potential of art therapy to change the brain and of neuroscience to enhance the understanding and applications of art therapy. (Juliet King)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $40.00
N-0103.2 and NY-0103.2 - Understanding Evidence-Based Practice for Art Therapy in Mental Health
Understanding evidence-based practices for art therapy within mental health need not be a daunting task. This course will describe findings from a critical review and examine particular art therapy approaches that have an evidence-base, and conclude with strategies for furthering how evidence-base practice can be better utilized in the field. (Theresa Van Lith)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $40.00
NY-0104.2 - Fibromyalgia Syndrome and Mandalas: A Structured Narrative Approach
This course is based on a study conducted in Caracas, Venezuela, that evaluates the psycho-physiological effects in women with Fibromyalgia Syndrome. The study uses drawing and coloring mandalas that comprise a structured narrative based on the Archetypal Stages of the Great Round of Mandala formulated by Joan Kellogg. Patients reported reduced tender points and improvement in depressed mood. (Susanne Fincher and Gisela Garcia)
Credits offered: 1.00 Course Objectives and Overview
Price:  $40.00
N-0105.2 and NY-0105.2 - Using Biological Indicators and Brain Imaging in Art Therapy Research
This course will provide an overview of how to use biological indicators in art therapy research. Approaches to art therapy research using biomarkers like cortisol and catecholamines, and, brain imaging techniques like functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) and quantitative electroencephalography qEEG will be shared. (Girija Kaimal and Juliet King)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $40.00
N-0106.2 and NY-0106.2 - Archetypal AT: Exploring PPAT, Garden of Eden, and Birth of Consciousness
This course explores the archetypal patterns inherent in the art intervention, Draw Yourself Picking an Apple from a Tree (PPAT), as it relates to the creation myth, The Garden of Eden and its mythic connection to the birth of consciousness as seen through a phenomenological and analytic psychology lens. (Michelle Dean)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $40.00
N-0107.2 and NY-0107.2 Mind-Body Treatment for Depression: Clay AT with ETC
Recent neuroscience research has reexamined how affect mediates responses between mind and body. Clay Art Therapy (CAT) incorporating the Expressive Therapies Continuum (ETC) involves various neurological processes that elucidate a body–mind, bottom–up approach to clay-work for the treatment of depression. This course presents a study that evaluates treatment effects of CAT on depression. (Joshua Nan)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $40.00
N-0109.2 and NY-0109.2 - Using Art Materials within Sensorimotor Psychotherapy for Attachment Trauma
This course explores the utilization of art materials within sensorimotor psychotherapy for the resolution of attachment trauma. A case study of an arts-based research project utilizing the heuristic method of inquiry is reviewed. Research process, emergent themes and potentials for further research are highlighted. (Lorena Snodgrass)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $40.00