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An Inside Look: My Journey Into the World of Art Therapy by Berenice Badillo

An Inside Look: My Journey Into the World of Art Therapy by Berenice Badillo

Art saved my life.  It was the only thing that redirected my rage, changed my life trajectory, and gave me a voice.  Art was my escape, the one thing that I excelled in and the only place where I could express myself freely.  Art calmed me amid the chaos and propelled me to achieve what seemed insurmountable.  I grew […]

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An Inside Look: My Journey Into the World of Art Therapy by Melissa (Missy) Satterberg

An Inside Look: My Journey Into the World of Art Therapy by Melissa (Missy) Satterberg

Art-making has been a part of my life as long as I can remember. Since childhood, I made friends and family small art pieces as presents, as a way to share deeply felt emotions of joy and gratitude. Each holiday, I was given art supplies from family as a way to feed my creativity ‘habit.’ […]

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A Look Back at the Development of our Professional Identity

A Look Back at the Development of our Professional Identity

By Charles Anderson, BFA, ATR I feel fortunate to have witnessed the evolution of art therapy over the many years of my career, including over 40 years at Menninger’s, and after that (while I am supposedly in my retirement) at the psychiatric unit of a major medical center. I have observed that our profession has […]

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An Inside Look: My Journey Into the World of Art Therapy by Meera Rastogi

An Inside Look: My Journey Into the World of Art Therapy by Meera Rastogi

Growing up in Ohio in the 1980s as the daughter of Asian Indian immigrants was challenging. Throughout my middle and high school years I struggled to fit in at school while being expected to be a good Indian daughter at home. I loved my Indian heritage’s long history of spirituality, arts, and value of education […]

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