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Study: Just 45 Minutes of Art-Making Improves Self-Confidence

Study: Just 45 Minutes of Art-Making Improves Self-Confidence | Art Therapy in Action | Scoop.it
Before your next difficult task, it might be a good idea to make a little art, a new study found.
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Art Therapy Helps Marine Heal from From Traumatic Brain Injury

Art Therapy Helps Marine Heal from From Traumatic Brain Injury | Art Therapy in Action | Scoop.it
For Marine Corps Staff Sgt.Tony Mannino, art and music therapy at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence in Bethesda, Maryland, is a way for him to recover from his traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress.,...
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The revealing power of creative disguise - TEDMED Blog

The revealing power of creative disguise - TEDMED Blog | Art Therapy in Action | Scoop.it
This guest blog post is by TEDMED 2015 speaker Melissa Walker, a Creative Arts Therapist at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence. This past month, I returned from a work excursion to Washington State and Alaska full of excitement and hope. … Continue reading →
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Art Therapy Takes New Form of Healing for Military Service Members

Art Therapy Takes New Form of Healing for Military Service Members | Art Therapy in Action | Scoop.it
Melissa Walker, a credentialed art therapist, aims to provide a special kind of healing experience for her patients – U.S. military service members. Walker took the stage at the National Museum of Health and Medicine (NMHM) in Silver Spring, Maryland, on August 30, 2016, at the monthly Medical Museum Science Café to discuss the art of "Unmasking the Trauma of War."
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An Introduction to Mindfulness Based Art Therapy: for Wellbeing and Recovery

An Introduction to Mindfulness Based Art Therapy: for Wellbeing and Recovery | Art Therapy in Action | Scoop.it
This course is open to qualified Art Therapists and Art Therapy Trainees only.

Mindfulness-Based Art Therapy is a brief focused acceptance based treatment. It is an intervention, which is both psycho-educational, guided self-help and psychotherapeutic.
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Inside Your Health: Art Therapy in Health Care

Inside Your Health: Art Therapy in Health Care | Art Therapy in Action | Scoop.it
KSTP medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou explains what art therapy is and how it is being used in healt
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Distinguish between signal and noise with a discernment to locate the still in…

Distinguish between signal and noise with a discernment to locate the still in… | Art Therapy in Action | Scoop.it
Distinguish between signal and noise with a discernment to locate the still in the midst of life's distractions ~ #intent card 5/365 - Jolie Buchanan - Google+
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Be Yourself ...the right people will love you
#intent card 3/365

Be Yourself ...the right people will love you<br/>#intent card 3/365 | Art Therapy in Action | Scoop.it
Be Yourself ...the right people will love you
#intent card 3/365 - Jolie Buchanan - Google+
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True fulfillment lies in achievement and both the joy and thrill of creative…

True fulfillment lies in achievement and both the joy and thrill of creative… | Art Therapy in Action | Scoop.it
True fulfillment lies in achievement and both the joy and thrill of creative effort
#intention card collection 1/365 - Jolie Buchanan - Google+
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Art Therapy for Military Caregivers: Connect with Your Inner-being...

Art Therapy for Military Caregivers: Connect with Your Inner-being... | Art Therapy in Action | Scoop.it
The role of art in healing has existed since the beginning of time. The oldest cave painting is over 40,000 years old, located in Cantabria, Spain.
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The revealing power of creative disguise - TEDMED Blog

The revealing power of creative disguise - TEDMED Blog | Art Therapy in Action | Scoop.it
This guest blog post is by TEDMED 2015 speaker Melissa Walker, a Creative Arts Therapist at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence. This past month, I returned from a work excursion to Washington State and Alaska full of excitement and hope.
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Art Therapy: A List of Outcome Evidence So Far...

Art Therapy: A List of Outcome Evidence So Far... | Art Therapy in Action | Scoop.it
The American Art Therapy Association Research Committee have kindly shared their revised and updated Art Therapy Outcome Bibliography.
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Art Therapy - Inspiring Others to Create with Expressive Arts

Art Therapy - Inspiring Others to Create with Expressive Arts | Art Therapy in Action | Scoop.it
Art Therapy is a growing resource for those interested in learning about using art to heal and inspiring others to create.
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The Healing Benefits of Art Therapy

The Healing Benefits of Art Therapy | Art Therapy in Action | Scoop.it
Art therapy is not only a positive outlet for expressing thoughts and emotions, but it may also improve your wellbeing.
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Picturing Memories: Art Therapy for Older Adults Living with Dementia

Picturing Memories: Art Therapy for Older Adults Living with Dementia | Art Therapy in Action | Scoop.it
Picturing Memories is an art therapy project at the Ben Uri gallery which aims to improve the quality of life for older adults living with dementia.
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Picturing Memories: Art Therapy for Older Adults Living with Dementia

Picturing Memories: Art Therapy for Older Adults Living with Dementia | Art Therapy in Action | Scoop.it
Picturing Memories is an art therapy project at the Ben Uri gallery which aims to improve the quality of life for older adults living with dementia.
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Art Therapy: A List of Outcome Evidence So Far...

Art Therapy: A List of Outcome Evidence So Far... | Art Therapy in Action | Scoop.it
The American Art Therapy Association Research Committee have kindly shared their revised and updated Art Therapy Outcome Bibliography.
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How Does Art Therapy Heal the Soul? | The Science of Happiness | Painting Central

How Does Art Therapy Heal the Soul? | The Science of Happiness | Painting Central | Art Therapy in Action | Scoop.it
Does making art make you happier? This week on Science of Happiness, Julian investigates positive art therapy with a special guest. Watch the bonus episode ..
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Art therapy helps veterans communicate feelings and emotions

Art therapy helps veterans communicate feelings and emotions | Art Therapy in Action | Scoop.it
Vets often struggle to connect with outside world. 
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Live life fully, create daily, tell your story; repeat ~ #intent card 2/365

Live life fully, create daily, tell your story; repeat ~ #intent card 2/365 | Art Therapy in Action | Scoop.it
Live life fully, create daily, tell your story; repeat ~ #intent card 2/365 - Jolie Buchanan - Google+
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How is art therapy different to colouring books?

How is art therapy different to colouring books? | Art Therapy in Action | Scoop.it
Below is an excerpt from an interview I did with alternative health podcaster Sarah Kottman a few months back, addressing the question of how art therapy is or isn't different from colouring in books.
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7 paintings by some of the first mental health patients to use art therapy

7 paintings by some of the first mental health patients to use art therapy | Art Therapy in Action | Scoop.it
It is the late 1990s and once again Gary Molloy’s severe bipolar disorder has hospitalised him. Unbeknown to Molloy, though, this stint will be the one to transform his life. “I saw these wonderful paintings on the ward.
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