Book Reviews

The following book reviews have been published in ANZJAT and ANZATA News over the past few years. These are added to every year. If you would like to review a book on arts therapy please email the Journal Coordinator –

de Botton, A. &  and John Armstrong, J. (2013). Art as therapy.

Review by Robyn de Vries

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Bull, S. & O’Farrell, K. (2012). Art therapy and learning disabilities: 'Don’t guess my happiness'.
Review by Caroline Miller

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Burt, H. (2012). Art therapy and postmodernism: Creative healing through a prism.
Review by Bronwen Gray

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Crimmens, P. (2006). Drama therapy and storymaking in special education.
Review by Caroline Miller

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Elbrecht, C. (2006). The transformation journey: The process of guided drawing – an initiatic art therapy.
Review by Meena Blesing

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Elbrecht, C. (2013). Trauma healing at the Clay Field: A sensorimotor art therapy approach.
Review by Maggie Wilson

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Gilroy, A. Tipple, R. & Brown C. (2006). Assessment in art therapy.

Review by Sandra Drabant

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Hogan, S., Coulter, A.M. (2013). The introductory guide to art therapy: Experiential teaching and learning for students and practitioners

Review by Suzanne Calomeris

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Jones, K. Koh, E. Veis, N. & White, A. (2010). Framing
marginalised art.

Review by Prof Colin Rhodes

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Kalmanowitz, D. Potash, J. S. & Chan S. M. (2012). Art therapy in Asia: To the bone or wrapped in silk.
Review by Annette Coulter

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Kerr, C. (2014). Multicultural family art therapy
Review by Sun Leenstra

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Lee H. & Adams, T. (2011). Creative approaches in dementia care.
Review by Heather Hill

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Leigh, L., Gersch, I., Dix, A. & Haythorne, D. (2012). Dramatherapy with children, young people and schools: Enabling creativity, sociability, communication and learning.
Review by Caroline Miller

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Lewis, M. (2011). Memoirs of an addicted brain: A neuroscientist examines his former life on drugs.
Review by Jo Kelly

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Linnell, S. (2010). Art psychotherapy and narrative therapy:
An account of practitioner research.

Review by Dr Jan Allen

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McNiff, S. (Ed.). (2013). Art as research: Opportunities and challenge.
Review by Claire Edwards

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Miller, C. (Ed.). (2014). Assessment and outcomes in the arts therapies: A person-centred approach.
Review by Dr Joanna Jaaniste

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Siddons Heginworth, I. (2011). Environmental arts therapy and
the tree of life a monthly guide for your soul’s journey on this beautiful earth.

Review by Kate Phillips

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Tanmayo. (2012). The power of creating.
Review from ANZATA News

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Wittmann, G., Schorn, U., Land, R. (2014). Anna Halprin: Dance – Process – Form
Review by Jan McConnell

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