Textbook List by Course:

 

ICAF & ICAT CERTIFICATION

 

PY001  Assessments in Creative Arts Therapy

  • Assessment and Outcomes in the Arts Therapies: A Person-Centered Approach, Caroline Miller, Ed. (ISBN 13: 978-1849054140)
  • Assessments in the Creative Arts Therapies: Designing and Adapting Assessment Tools for Adults with Developmental Disabilities, Stephen Snow, PhD, RDT-BCT and Miranda D’Amico, PhD

 

PY002  Culture & Diversity for Creative Arts Therapists

  • The Challenge of Human Diversity: Mirrors, Bridges, and Chasms (Third Edition) by DeWight R. Middleton
  • The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman

 

PY003  Documentation & Records Management in Creative Arts Therapy

  • Record Keeping in Psychotherapy and Counseling, 2nd edition, by Ellen T. Luepker
  • Required Supplemental Reading (provided)

 

PY004  Ethics & Standards in Creative Arts Therapy

  • Ethics in Counseling & Psychotherapy, (2009), Elizabeth Reynolds Welfel  (ISBN 13: 978-0495604181)
  • Required Supplemental Reading (provided)

 

PY005  Facilitation Skills

  • Integrating the Arts in Therapy: History, Theory, and Practice, Shaun McNiff
  • The Essential Intermodal Creative Arts Therapy Primer for ICAF/ICAT Certification, Roselle P. O’Brien [available on Amazon]
  • Understanding MCS: A Therapist’s Guide to Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Environmental Illness, Roselle P. O’Brien [available on Amazon]
  • Required Supplemental Reading (provided)

 

PY006  Group Process & Creative Arts Therapy

  • Introduction to Group Therapy, Virginia M. Brabender ( 0471378895     978-0471378891)
  • Arts-Based Group Therapy Theory and Practice, Bruce L. Moon (ISBN 10: 0398079617    ISBN 13: 978-0398079611)
  • Required Supplemental Reading (provided)

 

PY007  Human Growth & Development Across the Lifespan

  • Human Development A Life-Span View (5th edition), R. Kail  (ISBN 10: 0495600377 | ISBN 13: 978-0495600374)
  • Required Supplemental Reading (provided)

 

PY008  Intermodal Creative Arts Therapy: Theory & Practice

  • Foundations of Expressive Arts Therapy, by Stephen Levine
  • Illness and the Art of Creative Self-Expression, by John Graham-Pole, MD
  • Required Supplemental Reading (provided)

 

PY009  Intro to Psychology

  • Experience Psychology, Laura A. King (ISBN 13: 978-0073405476)
  • Required Supplemental Reading (provided)

 

PY010  Psychopathology

  • Abnormal Psychology, by Beidel, Bulik, and Stanley, Copyright 2010, (ISBN 13: 978-0132216128 | ISBN 10: 0132216124)
  • Supplemental Required Reading (provided)

 

PY011  Required Reading

Note: Required reading is individualized according to each student’s ISP. Please consult your ISP to know which titles you will read as part of an online course and which titles you will read independently.

 

Required Reading Titles:

  • Foundations of Expressive Arts Therapy: Theoretical and Clinical Perspectives, Stephen K. Levine and Ellen G. Levine**
  • Assessments and Outcomes in the Arts Therapies: A Person-Centered Approach, Caroline Miller (Editor)**
  • Assessment in the Creative Arts Therapies: Designing and Adapting Assessment Tools for Adults with Developmental Disabilities, Stephen Snow, PhD, RDT-BCT, Miranda D’Amico, PhD**
  • Arts-Based Group Therapy, Bruce L. Moon**
  • Studio Art Therapy: Cultivating the Artist Identity in the Art Therapist, Catherine Hyland Moon
  • Illness and the Art of Creative Self-Expression, John Graham-Pole, MD**
  • What is Narrative Therapy?, Alice Morgan**
  • The Eyes of the Skin, Juhani Pallasmaa**
  • The Faithful Gardener: A Wise Tale About That Which Can Never Die, Clarissa Pinkola-Estes
  • Feeding the Hungry Ghost: Life, Faith, and what to Eat for Dinner, Ellen Kanner
  • Tending the Soul’s Garden: Permaculture as a Way Forward in Difficult Times, Denise Rushing
  • Language and Culture, Claire Kramsch (part of the Oxford Introductions to Language Study series, H.G. Widdowson series editor)
  • The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, Anne Fadimann
  • A Handful of Quiet, Thich Nhat Hanh
  • The Long Road Turns to Joy, Thich Nhat Hanh
  • The Sonic Self, Naomi Cumming
  • Integrating the Arts in Therapy: History, Theory, and Practice, Shaun McNiff

 

PY012  Theories of Counseling & Psychology for Creative Arts Therapy

  • Theories of Psychotherapy and Counseling: Concepts and Cases by Sharf, R.S.–4th edition, 2008 [NOT the latest edition–it’s very expensive!]
  • Required Supplemental Reading (provided)

 

Arts Areas

 

AA001  Exploring the Aural 1

  • Listen 6th editionJoseph Kerman and Gary Tomlinson  ISN+BN 10: 0312434197   ISBN 13: 978-0312434199
  • The Sonic Self, Naomi Cumming     ISBN 10: 0253337542   ISBN 13: 978-0253337542
  • Required Supplemental Reading (provided)

 

AA002  Exploring the Aural 2

  • Provided

 

AA003  Exploring the Visual 1

  • Artforms, Revised Seventh Edition, Preble
  • The Eyes of the Skin, Juhani Pallasmaa
  • Required Supplemental Reading (provided)

 

AA004  Exploring the Visual 2

  • The Language of Visual Art: Perception as a Basis for Design, J.F. Myers   ISBN 10: 0030126045
  • Thinking Architecture, Peter Zumthor
  • Required Supplemental Reading (provided)

 

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