Hallie Cohen, Professor of Art at Marymount Manhattan College, USA
Generosity and ingenuity are the hallmarks of this much needed resource for not only art therapists, but for artists and art educators. Brandoff and Thompson share their overflowing bag of tips, tricks, and professional experience to facilitate creativity in the visual arts.
Ellie Irwin, Drama Therapist, Clinical Psychologist, Child and Adult Psychoanalyst, Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center
This is a book for the inexperienced and the experienced, for the least to the most sophisticated practitioner. Educators, recreation therapists, creative arts therapists, social workers and artists - all will find valuable help herein.
Erin Loughran, Arts Educator and Administrator
I can't wait to put these ideas into practice! The thoughtful balance of inspiration, therapeutic insight and how-to instructions make this book one I'll return to again and again. The projects are meaningful, culturally responsive and include practical tips to ensure accessibility and success.
Judith A. Rubin, PhD, ATR-BC, HLM, President, Expressive Media, Inc., Art Therapist, Psychologist, Psychoanalyst
This lively book, brimming with the authors' contagious optimism, is a gift to all therapists offering art activities in the service of helping others. A rare feature is the extensive inclusion of recycled materials, an ecologically sensitive development in a world that - like our clients- urgently needs creative solutions.