by Dr. Lucia Capacchione, A.R.T., R.E.A.T.
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Living With Feeling The Art of Expression
The new "textbook" for the Expressive Arts Therapy field
A comprehensive guide to
dealing effectively and creatively with emotions through time-tested expressive
arts therapy techniques. Illustrated throughout with arts therapy projects of
the author's clients - drawing, painting, clay modeling, dance, music,
mask-making, journaling - Living with Feeling is rich with inspiring stories of
personal triumph. It presents the keys to making peace with our emotions and
developing emotional intelligence by giving feelings a voice through the power
of creative expression.
Recovery of Your Inner Child
"A Complete Course in Re-Parenting the Self"
If you follow this program from beginning to end, you will be able to heal your
relationship with yourself and with others. And finally feel good about
This highly acclaimed bestseller guides readers in a firsthand
experience of the Inner Child, the emotional, playful, creative and spiritual
self. Right brain journal and art activities, include work with the non-dominant
hand. Dr. Capacchione presents her ground-breaking approach to reparenting the
self. Readers explore all aspects of the Inner Family as Child Self as
well as the Inner Parent (the nurturing and protective as well as the critical
parent). Endorsed by experts: Charles Whitfield, Melody Beattie and Louise Hay,
this book has become a classic in the field of Inner Child/Inner Family healing. It is being used in treatment centers
worldwide, especially with survivors of child abuse and those recovering from
addictions. Read the testimonial
The Creative Journal - 2nd Edition includes 20 new pages of Q&A
Lucia has been asked over the years…
The Creative Journal is a recognized classic in the field of art therapy and
creativity. It contains over 50 writing and drawing exercises for getting in
touch with one's feelings, dreams and Creative Self. There are techniques for
removing creative blocks, building self-esteem and realizing one's heart's
desire. It is written to both the novice and veteran journal-keeper, as well as
group leaders and counselors. This visually stunning book is illustrated by the
author, her students and clients. The Creative Journal Method brings out the
artist and writer in everyone and is being used as a text in art therapy and
creative writing and drawing classes.
The Creative Journal for Children 72
Simple exercises in writing and drawing to foster your child’s creativity,
self esteem, and learning goals
Research shows that children's self-esteem and communication skills improve
dramatically with Dr. Capacchione's Creative Journal Method. This practical
guide for adults working with children from ages 5 to 15 is both a therapeutic
and educational tool. Recommended for use at home, in school or in counseling
centers. As young journal keepers express feelings and experiences in writing
and drawing they develop verbal and non-verbal communication skills in a
"whole brain" approach to learning.
The Creative Journal for Teens – 2nd Edition …includes 20 new pages of Q&A.
Dedicated to the memory of Anne Frank, this book helps teenagers express
their true feelings and thoughts in the safe, non-judgmental atmosphere of
personal journal-keeping. The growing pains of adolescence are acknowledged
through self-expression in words and pictures. This journal method strengthens
self-identity and confidence while improving written communication and artistic
skills. An important tool for young people in clarifying personal goals and
values. Illustrated by teenagers, this book is being used for counseling and in
junior and senior high school classes in English, creative writing and art.
The Creative Journal For Parents - A
Guide to Unlocking Your Natural Parenting Wisdom
Contains 44 simple exercises in writing, drawing, and collage. Illustrated
with drawings and journal work this book covers a broad range of parenting
experiences. Included are activities for all levels of parenting: pregnancy and
birth, adoption, step parenting, blended families, parenting children in the
early years to adolescence.
The Power of Your Other Hand - Revised Edition
includes 20 new pages of Q&A. This book
presents Dr. Capacchione's ground-breaking research and fascinating case
studies. Included are techniques for accessing the healing power of the right
brain through writing and drawing with the non-dominant hand. Praised by leaders
in health and psychology such as Bernie Siegel, Joan Borysenko and Norman
Cousins, this book applies Dr. Capacchione's method to healing the body, the
Inner Child and relationships. Simple tools for discovering the artist, teacher
and spiritual guide within enable readers to directly experience their own
well-spring of creativity and innate wisdom.
Putting Your Talent to Work
Identifying, Cultivating & Marketing your Natural Talents
Career choices and job-search are becoming increasingly problematic in this
era of down-sizing and restructuring. A complete guide to finding one's true
work, this book contains proven methods for identifying, developing and
marketing talent. Included are tools for breaking through psychological blocks
and self-doubt interwoven with inspiring success stories. The authors offer
techniques for listening to one's heart's desire, keeping a Talent Journal and
getting support for fully expressing talent in the workplace. Inspiring success
stories are taken from both authors' extensive experience in career counseling
and talent development.
VISIONING- Ten Steps to Designing the Life of Your Dreams
A practical and lavishly illustrated guide to realizing one’s true dreams.
Through Photo collage-making and journaling, one is lead on a playful inner
journey to the Creative Self. As the dream unfolds in a "vision map,"
the tools are given for dealing with inner obstacles of fear, self-doubt, and
criticism. Successful "visionaries" tell their inspiring stories of
success and share their collages.
Lighten Up Your Body-Lighten Up Your Life -
Beyond Diet & Exercise the Path to Inner Change. This book is the first to take the "heaviness" out of the
issues of weight and body image. It contains 50 delightfully creative drawing
and writing activities for transforming negative attitudes and beliefs about
one's body. With their exuberance and humor, the authors inspire self-acceptance
and self-love by discovering the natural "light" body within. Endorsed
by fitness experts, Suzy Prudden and Nancy Bonus, founder of the Bonus Plan for
Non-Diet Weight Control, this book focuses on learning to feel comfortable in
your body and nurturing the hungry child within.
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The Picture of Health - Healing Your Life with Art In
this pioneering book, the author presents simple techniques for decoding
messages contained in the body. Insights gained from art exploration are
expressed in journal writing and inner dialogs. Methods include: scribbling and
drawing for releasing stress, collage and mandala-making for creating
"visual affirmations." No special talent is needed, only the
willingness to express one's Creative Self. Included are techniques for changing
negative beliefs, healing the Inner Child and creating support groups. The book
is richly illustrated with journal writing and art work from participants in Dr.
Capacchione's health and healing workshops.
The Well-Being Journal-Drawing on Your Inner Power to
Health research shows that
writing about one's illness or chronic pain strengthens the immune system and
reduces dependence on medical intervention. This book contains drawing, writing,
imagery and meditation techniques for enhancing health and well-being. The
reader learns how to identify psychological causes of stress or disease and how
to create a self-nurturing lifestyle. This book is based on the author's
training programs for health care professionals and workshops for persons living
with AIDS, HIV positive, cancer and chronic pain.
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A great overview of Dr. Lucia's work. Case studies and journal work on:
1. The Body as Storyteller -
Finding the inner Healer through creative expression
2. The Inner Family -
Reparenting the Inner Child through developing a Nurturing & Protective Parent within
3. Meaningful Work -
Aligning with the Creative Self in shaping a career and realizing one's dreams and wishes
4. The Relationship Dance-
Discovering the inner relationship with oneself and how that impacts relationships with others
5. Art Therapy & the Creative Journal -
Exploring feelings, dreams & wishes through right brain imagery and language
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
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Recommended Art and School Supplies to work
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Index - Free Online Creative Journaling Exercises by Art Therapy pioneer, Dr. Lucia Capacchione, Art Therapist
Originator of the Creative Journal Method