In My Library

Book Lists and WEB Links

These are some of the amazing books, articles and websites I’ve have the good fortune to have crossed paths with. They have informed by practice, my personal beliefs and are a continued source of inspiration. I hope you may find some pleasure in them as well.


Betensky, M. G.  (1995).  What do you see? Phenomenology of therapeutic art expression. London:  Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Burpee, C. A.  (1993).“The Wall”:  A Group Mural with Male Adolescents at a Day Programme for Young Offenders.  The Canadian Art Therapy Association Journal.  Vol.  7, No.  2, pages 1-14.  Publication Date:  October, 1993

Carpendale, M.  (2009).  Essence and Praxis in the Art Therapy Studio.  Victoria, B.C:  Trafford Publishing.

Carpendale, M.  (2012-2013).  Kutenai Art Therapy Institute. Student Handbook.  Nelson, B.C: KATI

Carpendale, M.  (2011).  A Traveler’s Guide to Art Therapy Supervision.  USA:  Trafford Publishing.

Degges-White, S., Davis, N.  (Ed).  (2011).  Integrating expressive arts into counseling practice. Theory-based interventions.  New York:  Springer Publishing Company

Kramer, E.  (1971).  Art as Therapy with Children.  USA.  Schocken Books.

Liebmann, M. (Ed).  (1994).  Art Therapy with Offenders. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Liebmann, M.  (Ed).  (2008).  Art Therapy and Anger.  London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Luscombe, R.  (2002).  Parent’s Guide to Art Therapy with Children.  Nelson, BC:  Fault Line Press.

Malchiodi, C.  (1998).  Understanding Children’s Drawings.  New York:  The Guilford Press

Malchiodi, C.  (Ed).  (2003).  Handbook of Art Therapy.  New York:  The Guilford Press.

McNiff, S.  (1998).  Trust the Process.  An Artist’s Guide to Letting Go.  USA:  Shambhala Publications, Inc.

McNiff, S.  (1992).  Art as Medicine.  Creating a Therapy of the Imagination.  USA:  Shambhala Publications, Inc.

Nucho, A.  (1987).  The Psychocybernetic Model of Art Therapy.  USA:  Charles C Thomas Publisher.

Proulx, L.  (2003.)  Strengthening Emotional Ties through Parent-Child-Dyad Art Therapy. Interventions with Infants and Preschoolers.  London:  Jessica Kingsley

Riley, S.  (1999).  Contemporary Art Therapy with Adolescents.  London:  Jessica Kingsley

Rubin, J.A (Ed.), Approaches to Art Therapy:  Theory and technique.  (2nd ed. p.122).  New York:  Brunner-Routledge.

Schavarien, J.  (1992).  The Revealing Image:  Analytical art psychotherapy in theory and practice.  Philadelphia, PA:  Jessica Kingsely Publishers.

Payne, H. (Ed). (1993). Handbook of Inquiry in the Arts Therapies. One River, Many Currents.  London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Silverstone, L.  (1997).  Art Therapy the person centered way:  art and the development of the person.  Philadelphia, PA:  Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Volakova, H.  (Ed).  (1993).  …I never saw another butterfly…Children’s Drawings and Poems from Terezin Concentration Camp 1942-1944.  New York:  Schocken Books.

Wadeson, H.  (1980).  Art Psychotherapy.  USA:  John Wiley & Sons, Inc.


Hass-Cohen, N. (2006). Markers of insecure attachment classifications in eight to nine year family drawings:  Applications from research. GAINS Autumn Quarterly, 20-23.

Mate, Gabor.  (2009).  In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts.  Close Encounters with Addictions.  Vintage Canada Editions


Mate, Gabor. (1999).  Scattered Minds. A New Look at the Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder. Vintage Canada. Toronto.


Blos, P.  (1967).  The Second Individuation Process of Adolescence.  New York.  N.p., n.d.  Web. 28 June 2012.

Davis, M. & Wallbridge, D.  (1981).  Boundary and space:  An introduction to the work of D.W. Winnicott.  New York:  Brunner/Mazel

Stages of Social-Emotional Development- Erikson, E.  Child Development Institute Parenting Today.  N.p., n.d.  Web.  30 June 2012.

Winnicott, D.W.  (1971).  Playing and Reality.  London:  Routledge.


Davis, R.  (1994).  The Gift of Dyslexia.  Why Some of the Smartest People Can’t Read…and How They Can Learn.  New York:  A Perigee Book.

Lincoln High School in Walla Walla, WA, tries new approach to school discipline — suspensions drop 85%

The Secret to Fixing School Discipline Problems? Change the Behavior of the Adults.

Shapiro, S & Skinulis.  (2000).  Classrooms the Work.  A teacher’s guide to discipline without stress.  Toronto:  Practical Parenting Inc.


Hays, P.  (2001).  Addressing Cultural Complexities in Practice. A Framework for Clinicians and Counselors.  USA:  American Psychological Association.

Moon, B.  (2000).  Ethical Issues in Art Therapy. USA:  Charles C Thomas Publishers Ltd.


Jarratt, C. J.  (1982).  Helping Children Cope with Separation and Loss.  Boston, Massachusetts:  The Harvard Common Press.

Kubler-Ross, E.  (1983).  On Children and Death.  New York: MacMillian Publishing Company.


Hanson, R.  (2013).  The Compassionate Brain.  Sounds True. Retrieved April 5, 2013. From

Hass-Cohen, N., & Clyde-Findlay, J. (2009). Pain, attachment, and meaning making: Report on an art therapy relational neuroscience assessment protocol. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 36(4), 175-184.

Hass-Cohen, N. and Carr, R.  (2008).  Art Therapy and Clinical Neuroscience.  London:  Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Hass-Cohen, N. (2006).  Art therapy and clinical neuroscience in action. GAINS Quarterly, Premier Edition, 10-12.

Hass-Cohen, N. (2003).  Art therapy mind body approaches.  Progress, Family Systems Research, and Therapy, 12,24-38.

Malchiodi, C. (Ed).  (1999).  Medical Art Therapy with Adults.  London:  Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Mate, G. (2003).  When the Body Says No.  The Cost of Hidden Stress. Alfred A. Knopf Canada. Toronto

Perry, B.  (2006).  Applying Principles of Neurodevelopment to Clinical Work with Maltreated and Traumatized Children.  A Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics.  In Boyd Webb, N. (Ed). (2006).  Working with Traumatized Youth in Child Welfare.  New York: The Guilford Press.

Schore, A.  (1994).  Affect Regulation and the Origin of the Self.  Hillsdale, NJ:  Lawrence Erhaum.

Siegel, D.  (2011).  The Whole-Brain Child.  12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind.  New York:  Delacorte Press.

Thomas, J. and Waluchow, W.  (1998).  Well and Good.  A Case Study Approach to Biomedical Ethics.  Canada:  Broadview Press.


Axline, V.  (1947).  Play Therapy.  USA: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Goodyear- Brown, P.  (2010).  Worry Wars.  An Anxiety Workbook For Kids and Their Helpful Adults!  Paris Goodyear-Brown.

Lowenstein, L.  (1965).  Creative Interventions for Troubled Children and Youth.  Toronto:  Champion Press.


Aron, E.  (1997).  The Highly Sensitive Person:  How To Thrive When The World Overwhelms You. New York:  Broadway Books.

Bettelheim, B. (1989).  The Uses of Enchantment. The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales.  Toronto: Vintage Books Edition.

Braiker, H.  (2001).  The Disease to Please. Curing the People-Pleasing Syndrome.  USA:  McGraw-Hill.

Brenner, C.  (1955).  An Elementary Textbook of Psychoanalysis.  New York:  Doubleday
Kaplan, M.  (Ed).  (1966).  Essential Works of Pavlov. Toronto:  Bantam Books.

Levine, S.  (1992). Poiesis.  The Language of Psychology and the Speech of the Soul.  London and Philadelphia:  Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Maltz, M.  (1967).  Psycho-Cybernetics.  New York: An Essandess Special Edition.

Masterson, J.  (1981).  The Narcissistic and Borderline Disorders. An Integrated Developmental Approach.  USA:  Brunner/Mazel. Inc.

Miller, A.  (1997).  The Drama of the Gifted Child.  The Search for the True Self.  New York:  Basic Books.

Miller, A. (1983).  For Your Own Good.  Hidden cruelty in child-rearing and the roots of violence.  New York:  The Noonday Press.

Mitchell, S. A., & Black, M. J.  (1995).  Freud and Beyond.  New York: Basic Books

Moustakas, C.  (1959).  Psychotherapy with Children.  The Living Relationship.  New York:  Ballantine Books.

Pinel, P.  (1962).  A Treatise on Insanity.  USA:  New York Academy of Medicine.

Rogers, C. R. (1961).  On Becoming a Person.  A Therapist’s View of Psychotherapy.  New York:  Houghton Mifflin Company

Rogers, C. R.  (1980).  A Way of Being. Boston:  Houghton Mifflin Company

Sandner, D.  (1979).  Navaho Symbols of Healing.  A Jungian Exploration of Ritual, Image, & Medicine.  Rochester, Vermont:  Healing Arts Press.

Strachey, J.  (Translated).  (1965). Sigmund Freud. The Interpretation of Dreams.  New York, New York:  Avon Books.

Weininger, O.  (1989).  Children’s Phantasies.  The Shaping of Relationships. London:  Karnac Books.


Braun, V.  & Clarke, V.  (2006) Using thematic analysis in psychology.  Qualitative Research in Psychology, 3 (2).  pp.  77-101.  ISSN 1478-0887

Gilroy, A.  (2006).  Art Therapy, Research and Evidence-based Practice.  London:  Sage Publishing.

Higgins, R.  (1993).  Approaches to Case Study.  A Handbook for Those Entering the Therapeutic Field.  London:  Jessica Kingsley Publishing.

Introduction to Applied Thematic Analysis. , n.d.  Web. 13 July 2012.

Kapitan, L.  (2010).  Introduction to Art Therapy Research.  New York: Routledge.

Phenomenology – A Crack at Its Essence.  In Qualmethods.  N.p., n.d.  Web.  13 July 2012. .

Strengths and Weaknesses of Qualitative Research.  N.p., n.d.  Web.  29 June 2012.

Van Manen, M.  (1990).  Researching Lived Experience.  Human Science For An Action Sensitive Pedagogy.  London, Ontario:  The University of Western Ontario.

What Defines a ‘Best Practice’ Resiliency Program? Embrace The Future.  Resiliency Resource Centre.  Mental Health Foundation of Australia, 06 July 2006.  Web.  25 Oct.  2011.


Boucher, S.  (1997).  Opening the Lotus.  A Woman’s Guide to Buddhism.  Boston:  Beacon Press.

Cavoukian, R. and Olfman,  S. (Ed).  (2006).  Child Honoring. How to Turn this World Around.  Connecticut: Praeger Publishers.

Chodron, P.  (2012).  Living Beautifully with Uncertainty and Change.  Boston & London:  Shambhala.

Harding, E.  (1971).  Woman’s Mysteries.  Ancient and Modern.  Boston & Shaftesbury:  Shambhala.

O’Connor, E.  (1971).  The Eighth Day of Creation.  Discovering Your Gifts and Using Them. Waco, TX: Word Books.

Smith, H.  (1991).  The World’s Religions.  Our Great Wisdom Traditions.  HarperAnFrancisco.


Hindman, J.  (1983).  A Very Touching Book… for little people and for big people…  USA:  AlexAndria Associates.

Holmes, M.  (2000).  A Terrible Thing Happened.  Washington, DC:  Magination Press.

Jessie.  (1991).  Please Tell! A child’s story about sexual abuse.  USA:  Hazelden Foundation.


Bass, E. & Davis, L.  (1988).  The Courage to Heal.  A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse.  New York:  Harper & Row, Publishers.

Davis, L.  (1990).  The Courage to Heal Workbook.  For Women and Men Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse.  New York:  HarperPerennial.

Deblinger, E & Heflin, A. H.  (1996).  Treating Sexually Abused Children and Their Nonoffending Parents.  A Cognitive Behavioral Approach.  London:  SAGE Publications.

Family Violence in Canada:  A Statistical Profile 2005, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics.  Minister of Industry.  Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

Friedrich, W.  (1995).  Psychotherapy with Sexually Abused Boys.  An Integrated Approach.  London:  SAGE Publications.

Gil, E.  (1996).  Treating Abused Adolescents.  New York: The Guilford Press.

Gil, E. (1996).  Systemic Treatment of Families Who Abuse.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass Publishers

James, B.  (1989).  Treating Traumatized Children.  New Insights and Creative Interventions.  USA:  Lexington Books.

James, B.  (1994).  Handbook for Treatment of Attachment-Trauma Problems in Children.  Toronto:  The Free Press.

Kaiser, D., Dunne, M., Malchiodi, C., Feen, H., Howie, P., Cutcher, D., & Ault, R.  (2005).  Call for Art Therapy Research on Treatment of PTSD.  American Art Therapy Association, Inc.

Malchiodi, C.  (1990).  Breaking the Silence.  Art Therapy with Children from Violent Homes. New York:  Brunner/Mazel Publishers.

Miller, G.  Bruce Perry’s Impact:  Considerations for Art Therapy & Children from Violent Homes.  The Domestic Violence Center, Cleveland, OH, n.d.  Web.  22 June 2012

Signs of Traumatic Stress in Children.  Headington Institute.

Thomlison, B. & Bagley, C.  (1991).  Journal of Child and Youth Care.  Child Sexual Abuse.  Expanding the research base on program and treatment outcomes.  Canada:  University of Calgary Press.

Webb, N.  (Ed) Working with Traumatized Youth in Child Welfare.  New York:  Guilford Press.    




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