Today’s posting is dedicated to highlighting art therapy/art therapist sites and blogs that I want to spread the word about and encourage you to check out for inspiration, perspective, and connection. As an art therapist who loves to navigate around the Internet, it is great to see these art therapy sites/blogs/films/photostreams showcasing art therapy, building community, and sharing experiences.
turning*turning- This blog features an art therapist’s postings on creativity, healing, and the power of making. As described @ turningturning.com, it’s a place for exploring, discussing, and considering the creative process- the power of making- and its place in modern life. Check it out!
The Latent Lens (http://thelatentlens.blogspot.com/) from art therapist Carmen Gomez features insights and reflections provoked by her photography and using her camera to help make sense and express experiences.
When We Were Made (http://whenweweremade.wordpress.com) from Pratt Institute art therapy graduate student Megan Ashley Graf describes her journey to become an art therapist and preparing to enter the world as a mental health professional.
Elizabeth Beck-Art Therapy (http://www.lizbeck.net) highlights art therapy news, research, and current happenings in the field.
Denver Art Therapy Counseling Co. (http://denverarttherapycounselingco.blogspot.com) was founded by Colorado art therapist Erin Brumleve and her blog brings awareness about art therapy counseling, psychotherapy, art, and well-being in general.
AT-Jobsearch on Flickr– Art Therapist Robert Ryan and another art therapist colleague used Flickr to support one another in search for their first art therapy jobs out of graduate school. They posted responsive art and comments about their experiences here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/at-jobsearch.
Open Art Studio Film– This below video is intended to raise awareness about the importance of open art studios in our communities: