Exploring Ethical Dilemmas in Art Therapy: 50 Clinicians from 20 Countries Share Their Stories (Paperback)
Exploring Ethical Dilemmas in Art Therapy: 50 Clinicians From 20 Countries Share Their Stories presents a global collection of first-person accounts detailing the ethical issues that arise during art therapists' work. Grouped according to themes such as discrimination and inclusion, confidentiality, and scope of practice, chapters by experienced art therapists from 20 different countries explore difficult situations across a variety of practitioner roles, client diagnoses, and cultural contexts. In reflecting upon their own courses of action when faced with these issues, the authors acknowledge missteps as well as successes, allowing readers to learn from their mistakes. Offering a unique presentation centered on diverse vignettes with important lessons and ethical takeaways highlighted throughout, this exciting new volume will be an invaluable resource to all future and current art therapists, as well as to other mental health professionals.
About the Author
Audrey Di Maria, MA, LCPAT, ATR-BC is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the graduate training program in art therapy at the George Washington University in Washington, DC, where she has taught since 1978. She has chaired the Education and Publications Committees of the American Art Therapy Association, is a recipient of AATA's Clinician Award, and was secretary of the Art Therapy Credentials Board during the development of the initial version of its code of ethics.