Important Dates

Upcoming Information Sessions will be held Fridays at 1:00 PM on:

  • April 4th (changed from April 11) 

  • June TBD




    For those who would like to learn more about art therapy, the following books and journals are recommended by faculty of our program. It is by no means a definitive list of art therapy literature but does include books by founders of our program as well as others who have contributed to the profession.


    American Art Therapy Association

    Art Therapy Credentials Board

    Maryland Art Therapy Association

    Potomac Art Therapy Association


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

    Hiscox, A. & Calisch, A. (1998). Tapestry of cultural issues in art therapy. Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publications.

    Junge, M. & Paige, P. (1994). A history of art therapy in the United States. Mundelein, IL. American Art Therapy Association

    Kramer, E. (1971). Art as therapy with children. New York: Schocken Books.

    Kramer, E. (1998). Childhood and art therapy (2nd ed.). Chicago: Magnolia.

    Kwiatkowska, H. (1978). Family therapy and evaluation through art. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.

    Naumburg, M. (1987). Dynamically-oriented art therapy: Its principles and practice. Chicago: Magnolia.

    Rhyne, J. (1973). The gestalt art experience. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing.

    Rubin, J. (1984). Child art therapy (2nd ed.). New York: Van Nostrand/ITP.

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

    Rubin J. (Ed.). (2001). Approaches to art therapy. New York: Brunner/Mazel.

    Rubin, J. (1998). Art therapy: An introduction. Philadelphia, PA: Brunner/Mazel.

    Thomson, M (1997). On art and therapy: An exploration. New York: New York Press

    Ulman, E. & Dachinger, P.(Eds.). (1996). Art therapy in theory and practice (2nd ed.). Chicago: Magnolia Publishing.

    Ulman, E. & Levy.C. (1980). Art therapy viewpoints. New York: Schocken Books.

    American Journal of Art Therapy, 1961-2002.

    Art Therapy published quarterly by the American Art Therapy Association, Mundelein, IL.

    The Arts in Psychotherapy, published five times a year by Pergamon Press, New York.