The Center for Art-based Research and Change

Effective Integration of Art Therapists in Schools

Schools are increasingly employing art therapists. Properly integrating art therapists in schools makes it possible to maximize the high potential of therapy work with children, as well as contributing to the entire school environment. Supervisors, principals, teachers, school counselors and educational psychologists will find here a concise explanation of the nature of art therapy, along with case examples. This book provides a theoretical and practical survey of the issues surrounding the integration of emotional therapy in an educational framework.

The author (a former information systems engineer) has worked as an art therapist in various private and public schools, a treatment center and private practice in the U.S. and Israel. She was formerly an art therapy educator at Beit Berl College, Israel, and a supervisor for art therapists.

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