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Information Session: MA in Art Therapy


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.

National Association

American Art Therapy Association

Local Chapters:

  • Alabama – Alabama Art Therapy Assn
  • Arizona – Arizona Art Therapy Assn
  • California – Northern CA Art Therapy Assn , Southern CA Art Therapy Assn
  • Colorado – Colorado Art Therapy Assn
  • Connecticut – Connecticut Art Therapy Assn
  • Delaware – Delaware Valley Art Therapy Assn
  • Florida – Florida Art Therapy Assn
  • Georgia – Georgia Art Therapy Assn
  • Illinois – Illinois Art Therapy Assn
  • Indiana – Indiana Art Therapy Assn
  • Iowa – Iowa Art Therapy Assn
  • Kansas – Kansas Art Therapy Assn
  • Kentucky – Kentucky Art Therapy Assn
  • Louisiana – Louisiana Art Therapy Assn
  • Maryland – Maryland Art Therapy Assn
  • Massachusetts – New England Art Therapy Assn
  • Michigan – Michigan Assn of Art Therapy
  • Minnesota – Minnesota Art Therapy Assn
  • Mississippi – Mississippi Art Therapy Assn
  • Missouri – Missouri Art Therapy Assn
  • Montana – Montana Art Therapy Assn
  • New Jersey – New Jersey Art Therapy Assn
  • New Mexico – New Mexico Art Therapy Assn
  • New York – Westchester Art Therapy Assn, New York Art Therapy Assn, Western New York Art Therapy Assn
  • North Carolina – North Carolina Art Therapy Assn
  • Ohio – Buckeye Art Therapy Assn
  • Oklahoma – Oklahoma Art Therapy Assn
  • Pennsylvania – Delaware Valley Art Therapy Assn
  • Puerto Rico – Puerto Rico Art Therapy Assn
  • South Carolina – South Carolina Art Therapy Assn
  • Tennessee – Tennessee Art Therapy Assn
  • Texas – North Texas Art Therapy Assn, South Texas Art Therapy Assn
  • Utah – Utah Art Therapy Association
  • Vermont – Art Therapy Assn of Vermont
  • Virginia – Virginia Art Therapy Assn
  • Washington – Evergreen Art Therapy Assn
  • Washington, DC – Potomac Art Therapy Assn
  • Wisconsin – Wisconsin Art Therapy Assn


Other Links

Art Therapy Credentials Board


International Associations:

The British Association of Art Therapists

The Australian and New Zealand Arts Therapy Association (ANZATA)

The International Expressive Arts Therapy Association (IEATA)

Expressive Arts Therapy Association of Hong Kong



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.