The Art of Preparing for the ATCBE

The Art of Preparing for the ATCBE

Have you ever felt completely overcome by your own irrational worries and self-doubt while simultaneously feeling as though you’re being pulled underwater with no way to come up for air, making you want to jump out of your own skin? That’s exactly how I felt every...
American Art Therapy Association’s Golden Anniversary

American Art Therapy Association’s Golden Anniversary

This year’s AATA Conference which is being held in Kansas City, MO is destined to be a celebration extraordinaire.  Not only do the presentations look outstanding, they encompass a wide range of topics, address current and historical issues, and provide a fresh look...
Ethics in the World of Social Media and Beyond

Ethics in the World of Social Media and Beyond

During challenging political and social times, it is difficult to remain indifferent. Accordingly, and most notably within the past decade, art therapy professionals have called upon themselves and others to consider roles as social justice advocates (Kaplan, 2007)....
Decision Making Models for Ethical Dilemmas

Decision Making Models for Ethical Dilemmas

Ethical dilemmas regularly happen. Sometimes they pop up almost instantly and sometimes they develop slowly over time. No matter how quickly or slowly they happen, it is important to have an ethical decision-making model in place to structure information so that the...