Laura Dessauer – Art Therapy
Do you work with challenging children and families who seem absolutely resistant to every strategy you try? You want to guide them to a breakthrough but they shut down, meltdown, or act out… there is a disconnect between your client and your therapeutic approach.
When words are not enough, art can be the bridge to mental, physical and emotional well-being.
By incorporating art into therapy, you can blend cognitive behavioral skills, art-making, and creative problem solving to help clients create individualized social, emotional, and behavioral interventions that stick in their brain.
Now, this revolutionary course gives you step-by-step instructions to implement fresh new art strategies and approaches into your practice to help children regulate their emotions and behaviors formed by their struggles with trauma, ADHD, ASD, ODD, anxiety, or mood disorders. You will understand when and what art supplies to use, how to recognize when your client needs more support, how to reel back when you have pushed them too far, and language you can use to talk about what your client’s art creations are reflecting.
Re-energize your work with this dynamic, intervention-packed training and gain 77 approaches you can use immediately in your practice for continued growth!
No art experience is necessary, just an open mind to creativity.
77 Creative Interventions for Challenging Children Who Shut Down, Meltdown, or Act Out
In five in-depth video modules, you’ll explore the essentials of utilizing art in therapy, practical techniques to implement it into your practice, and gain 77 fresh art strategies and approaches that you can use immediately to engage even your most difficult and challenging clients.Module 1: The Who, What & Why’s of Art Therapy
What is art therapy?
Who are art therapists and what do they do?
Benefits of art therapy
Module 2: Implications & Background Knowledge
Ethical implications and limitations to practicing art therapy
Understanding the clinical impact between creating products and the creative process
Safety precautions to take when implementing art into your practice
5 finger contract you can use with your clients
Module 3: Clinical Application of Using Art in Your Therapy Practice
When to use which art materials
Mini assessment strategies
Cognitive behavior strategies
Normative development stages of drawing
Indicators that your client needs more support
Understanding why children shut down, meltdown & act out
Module 4: Creating a Plan for Implementation
Strategies to build relationships and connections
Techniques to build a sense of safety
For Trauma, Anxiety, & Mood Disorders
Critical thinking skills: 6 steps of the decision-making process
Techniques and strategies to build self-esteem
For ADHD, Anxiety, & Mood Disorders
Module 5: Therapeutic Strategies & Real Art Examples
Real examples of client’s art pieces
Techniques and strategies to increase responsibility
For ADHD, Trauma, ASD, ODD, Anxiety, & Mood Disorders
Strategies to increase control
For ADHD, Anxiety, & Mood Disorders
What to do when you push a client too far
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250 Brief, Creative & Practical Art Therapy Techniques
by Susan I Buchalter, ATR-BC, CGP, LPC
Creative, fun and fast therapeutic warm-ups! When a client walks into the therapy room they don’t know what to expect — they may be feeling anxious, unsure and perhaps fearful. Brief, art therapy warm-ups are the perfect way to break the ice and get clients feeling comfortable, less inhibited, and motivated to participate in individual or group therapy.
These unique 250 art exercises, based in mindfulness, CBT, and self-compassion, increase self-esteem, self-awareness and a feeling of success in artistic expression and communication, allowing clients to engage in therapeutic exercises without judgment. Using simple materials like paper, pencils and markers, these techniques can be immediately implemented in your practice to help your clients with anxiety, stress, low self-esteem, relationship issues, life changes and more!
Learning that Fits YOUR Schedule:
Watch your email for an order confirmation with the account access link to get started on materials instantly. View any of the video modules at your convenience with immediate entry into the online portal. You’ll have unlimited access to all the materials, and you can download everything to keep for future reference! Plus, use the CE21 Mobile™ app to access the course content on-the-go, wherever and whenever you want on your mobile devices.
Interact and collaborate with other professionals in the online community through chat boards and online forums. Participants love sharing ideas, asking questions and networking with other practitioners!
Complete your CE tests online at the completion of each module, with instant access to your CE certificates – earn up to 6.25 CE hours.