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Art Therapy

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Front cover image for The art therapy sourcebookReaching and Teaching Students With Special Needs Through ArtFront cover image for Introduction to art therapy : sources & resources


Your References List

Gerber, B. L., & Guay, D. M. (2006). Reaching and teaching: Students with special needs through art. National Art Education Association.

Malchiodi, C. A. (2007). The art therapy sourcebook. McGraw-Hill.

Rubin, J. A. (2010). Introduction to art therapy: Sources & resources. Routledge. ProQuest Ebook Central

Your Parenthetical Citations

If you've mentioned the author's name in your text: 

Malchiodi's description of common color associations (2007, p. 158) links red with both positive and negative associations.  Rubin summarizes the Zierers' interpretation of color integration as "reflect[ing] mental health, while its absence (color disintegration) was seen as reflecting mental disorganization or disturbance" (2010, p. 113).

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Use of the color red can have positive or negative associations (Malchiodi, 2007, p. 158).  The Zierers' creative analysis approach associated color integration with health and color disintegration with disturbance (Rubin, 2010, p. 113).