Recommended Reading List

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Recommended Reading List

Art as Medicine by Shaun McNiff, Shambhala (1992).
Art Is a Way of Knowing by Pat Allen, Shambhala (1995).
Art Heals: How Creativity Cures the Soul by Shaun McNiff (2004)
Art Therapy Sourcebook by Cathy Malchiodi, McGraw-Hill (2006).
BioSpirituality: Focusing As a Way to Grow by Peter A. Campbell, Loyola Press (1997).
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lammot , Anchor (1995).
Felt Sense: Writing with the Body by Sondra PerlBoynton/Cook (2004).
Focusing by Eugene T. Gendlin, Bantam Books (1982).
Focusing Oriented Art Therapy: Accessing the Body’s Wisdom and Creative Intelligence by Laury Rappaport Jessica Kingsley Publishers, (2009).
In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness by Peter A. Levine Ph.D. and Gabor Mate M.D. (2010).
Art From Intuition: Overcoming your Fears and Obstacles to Making Art by Dean Nimmer, Watson-Guptill (2008).
Life, Paint, and Passion by Michele Cassou (1992) Tacher
Live & Learn: Expressive Drawing: A Practic… by Steven Aimone, Lark Crafts (2009).
No More Secondhand Art by Peter London, Shambhala (1989).
Point Zero: Creativity Without Limits by Michele Cassou, Tarcher (2001).
SoulCollage Evolving: An Intuitive Collage Process for Self-Discovery and Community by Seena B. Frost Hanford Mead Publisher (2010)
The Power of Focusing: A Practical Guide to Emotional Self-Healing by Anne Cornell Weisner, New Harbinger Publications (1996).
The Radical Acceptance of Everything by Ann Weiser Cornell, Calluna Press (2005).
The Soul’s Palette:Drawing on Art’s Transformative Powers by Cathy A. Malchiodi, Shambhala (2002).
Trust the Process: An Artist’s Guide to Letting Go by Shaun McNiff, Shambhala, (1998).
Writing Begins with the Breath: Embodying Your Authentic Voice by Laraine Herring Shambhala (2007).
Writing Down Your Soul: How to Activate and Listen to the Extraordinary Voice Within by Janet Conner Conary Press (2009).
Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within by Natalie Goldberg, Shambhala (2010).
Zen and the Art of Falling in Love by Brenda Shoshanna, Ph.D. Simon and Shuster (2003).

My favorite links
www.gentlejourney.netart process workshops
www.internationalarttherapy.orgresource for interest in art therapy