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Expressive Therapies

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Search for Print Books, eBooks & Streaming Media using the FLO Catalog

Getting Started: Keywords for Research

Suggested keywords for researching Art Therapy.

Suggested Databases for Searching (Specialized)

Suggested Databases for Searching (Interdisciplinary)

Featured eBooks

Streaming Video Databases

Looking for streaming videos?

Try the Academic Video Online (AVON) database. Academic Video Online (AVON), also referred to as Alexander Street Video, is a multidisciplinary database offering access to tens of thousands of full-length streaming video titles including documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and more. Videos are transcribed in addition to being indexed for subjects, people, places, release date, language, publisher, and video type.

Also try the Psychotherapy.net database. Psychotherapy.net produces and publishes training videos in the fields of psychotherapy, counseling, and addiction treatment. The library makes available the Full Collection and the Social Work Collection.

Selected Journals

American Journal of Art Therapy - fulltext available from 1990-2002.  Paper copies available in Lesley Library from 1969-2002. Publication ceased 2002. Call number: Periodical RC489.A7 A43

Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy association - fulltext available from 1997-present.  Paper copies available in Lesley Library from 1983 to present.  Call number: Periodical RC489.A7 J6

Arts and Health - fulltext available from 2009-present. Paper copies available in Lesley Library from 2010-present.  Call number: Periodical RC489.A7 A786

Arts in Psychotherapy - fulltext available from 1995-present.  Paper copies available in Lesley Library from 1980-present.  Call number: Periodical RC489.A7 A76

Canadian Art Therapy Association Journal - fulltext available from 1987-present.  Paper copies available in Lesley Library from 1986-present.  Call number: Periodical RC489.A7 C36

Inscape: the Journal of the British Association of Art Therapists - not available online. Paper copies available in Lesley Library from 1968-2004, with gaps. Title changed to International Journal of Art Therapy: Inscape.  Call number: Periodical RC489.A7 I57

International Journal of Art Therapy: Inscape - fulltext available from 1997-present. Paper copies available in Lesley Library from 2005-present.  Call number: Periodical RC489.A7 I58  

Journal of Clinical Art Therapy - fulltext available from 2011-present.

Poiesis - not available online.  Paper copies available in Lesley Library from 1999 to present.  Call number: Periodical RC489.A72 P6

Pratt Institute Creative Arts Therapy Review - not available online.  Paper copies available in Lesley Library from 1980-1995.  Call number: Periodical RC489.A7 .P73

Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts - fulltext available from 2006-present. Paper copies available in Lesley Library from 2007-present.  Call number: BH1 .P79

Featured Resources

The Sherrill Library has a special resource for educators, therapists, counselors to use called the Teaching Resource Center, which is a collection of manipulatives, textbooks, picture books, leveled readers and juvenile fiction and non fiction.

The most effective way to search the collection is to go to the FLO catalog, select the "Advanced Search" option and scroll down the "Location" tab option to find "Lesley-Sherrill Teaching Resources Collection".  Once you have that highlighted, go back above to the search box and start searching!