Suggested Reading

Art Therapy


Art Therapy: The Journal of the American Art Therapy Association

The Arts in Psychotherapy Journal

The Journal of Transpersonal Psychology

General Art Therapy Books:

Allen, P.B. (1995). Art is a way of knowing. Boston: Shambhala.

Cane, F. (1983). The artist in each of us. Caftsbury Common, Vermont: Art Therapy Publications.

Chodorow, J. (1997). Jung on active imagination. Princeton, NJ: Princeton.

Cohen, B.M., Barnes, M.M., Rankin, A. (1995). Managing traumatic stress through art. Lutherville, MD: The Sidran Press. Cozolino, L. (2006). The neuroscience of human relationships: Attachment and the developing social brain. New York, NY: Norton.

Farrelly-Hansen, M. (Ed) (2000). Spirituality and art therapy: Living the connection. London, UK: Jessica Kingsley Publisher.

Gerity, L. A. (2001). Art as therapy: Collected papers of Edith Kramer. London: Jessica Kingsley.

Horovitz-Darby, E. (1994). Spiritual art therapy: An alternate path. Springfield, IL: Thomas. Langer, S. K. (1953). Feeling and form. New York, NY: Scribner's.

Howie, P., Prasad, S., & Kristel, J. (2013). Using art therapy with diverse populations: Crossing cultures and abilities. Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Levine, S. K., & Levine, E. G. (1999). Foundations of expressive arts therapy: Theoretical and clinical perspectives. London, UK: Kingsley.

Kramer, E. (1979). Childhood and art therapy. New York, NY: Schocken Books.

London, P. (1989). No more secondhand art awakening the artist within. Boston: Shambhala.

MacGregor, J.M. (1989). The discovery of the art of the insane. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

Malchiodi, C. (1999). Understanding childrens drawings. New York and London: The Guilford Press.

McNiff, S. (1992). Art as medicine. Boston: Shambhala.

Moon, B. (1997). Art and soul: Reflections on an artistic psychology. Springfield, IL: Thomas.

Moon, B. (1998). The dynamics of art as therapy with adolescents. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.

Moon, C. (2002). Studio art therapy: Cultivating the artist identity in the art therapist. London, Jessica Kingsley.

Proulx, L. (2003). Strengthening emotional ties through parent-child-dyad art therapy: Interventions with infants and preschoolers. Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Rappaport, L. (2009). Focusing oriented art therapy: Accessing the body's wisdom and creative intelligence. Philadelphia, PA: Kingsley.

Rappaport, L. (ed.). (2013). Mindfulness and the Arts Therapies. London: Jessica Kingsley.

Rhyne, J. (1973). The gestalt art experience. Monterey, CA: Brooks/Cole.

Richards, M.C. (1964). Centering: In pottery, poetry, and the person. Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press.

Rubin, J. A. (2009). Introduction to art therapy: Sources and resources. New York: Taylor & Frances.

Rubin, J. (2005). Child art therapy: 25th anniversary edition. New Jersey: Wiley.

Rubin, J.A. (Ed.). 2001. Approaches to art therapy: Theory and technique. New York: Brunner/Mazel, Inc.

Rubin, J.A. (1984). The art of art therapy. New York: Brunner/Mazel, Inc.

Art-based Research:

Chodorow, J. (1997). Jung on active imagination. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

McNiff, S. (1998). Art-based research. Philadelphia, PA: Kingsley.

McNiff, S. (ed.) (20013). Art as research: Opportunities and challenges. Chicago: Intellect, The University of Chicago Press.

Rothenberg, A., Hausman, C. R. (1976). The creativity question. Durham: Duke University Press.

Sullivan, G. (2010), Art practice as research: Inquiry in the visual arts. Los Angeles: Sage.

Trungpa, C. (1996). Dharma art. Boston: Shambhala.

Transpersonal Psychology and Contemplative Practices

General Transpersonal Psychology Books:

Boorstein, S. (1996). Transpersonal psychology. Albany: State University of New York Press.

Braud, W., & Anderson, R. (1998). Transpersonal research methods for the social sciences: Honoring human experience. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Cortright, B. (1997). Psychotherapy and spirit. Albany: State University of New York Press.

Cortright, B. (2007). Integral psychology: Yoga, growth, and opening the heart. Albany: State University of New York Press.

Fabrice, M. (2004). Chogyam Trungpa: His life and vision. Boston, MA: Shambhala.

Germer, G. K, Siegel, R. D., & Fulton, R. F. (2005). Mindfulness and psychotherapy. New York, NY: Guilford Press. Hillman, J. (1983). Healing fiction. New York, NY: Station Hill.

Hillman, J. (1989). A blue fire. New York: Harper & Row Publishers.

Hillman, J. (1983). Healing fiction. New York, NY: Station Hill.

Huxley, A. (1944). The perennial philosophy. New York, NY: Harper.

James, W. (2002). The varieties of religious experience: A study in human nature. New York, NY: Modern Library.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (1990). Full catastrophe living. New York: Delcorte.

Sogyal Rinpoche (1993). The Tibetan book of living and dying. New York: Harper Collins.

Tart, C. T. (1975). Transpersonal psychologies. NewYork, Evanston, San Francisco, London: Harper & Row, Publishers.

Trungpa, C. (2005). The sanity we are born with: A Buddhist approach to psychology. Boston and London: Shambhala.

Walsh, R. and Vaughan, F. (1993). Paths beyond ego: The transpersonal vision. New York: Tarcher/Putman.

Welwood, J. (2002). Toward a psychology of awakening: Buddhism, psychotherapy, and the path of personal and spiritual transformation. Boston: Shambhala.

Wilbur, K. (2000). Integral psychology: Consciousness, spirit, psychology, therapy. Boston: Shambhala.

Wilber, K. (1998). The essential Ken Wilbur. Boston: Shambhala.

Yogananda, P. (2003). Autobiography of a yogi. Self Realization Fellowship: Los Angeles, California.