The Expressive Therapies Program was established in 1975. It was one of the first to train professionals in this field. More than 40 years later, the program continues to push the boundaries of expressive therapies knowledge and training.

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Dissertations from 2019

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Experiences of Single-Session Improvisational Group Music Therapy: Therapist and Patient Reflections from Inpatient Psychiatry, Yu-Ying Chen

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An Exploration of the Experience of Adults with Learning Disabilities Through Art, Adi Greenboim-Zimchoni

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Painting Intimacy: Art-Based Research of Intimacy, Michal Lev

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Art Therapists’ Perceptions of What Happens When They Create Art Alongside Their Clients in the Practice Of Group Therapy, Laura Teoli

Dissertations from 2018

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The Somatic Experience of White Privilege: A Dance/Movement Therapy Approach to Racialized Interactions, Wendy Allen

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Complicated Grief and Art Therapy, Rachel Brandoff

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The Moccasin Project: Understanding a Sense of Place Through Indigenous Art making and Storytelling, Colleen Carew

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Rhythmic Movements and Feeling States, Melanie Johnson

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Mutual Vulnerability and Intergenerational Healing: Black Women HBCU Students Writing Memoir, Zelda Lockhart

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“I Am Not Deaf”: Art-Based Participatory Action Research with Refugee Women From Burma, Hillary Rubesin

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Therapeutic Theatre with Adolescents At-Risk of School Dropout, Dan Summer

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Exploring Self-Injury: An Art-Based Approach to Cultivating Empathy and Understanding in Mental Health Professionals, Dana Wyss

Dissertations from 2017

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Filmmaking as Artistic Inquiry: An Examination of Ceramic Art Therapy in a Maximum-Security Forensic Psychiatric Facility, Serena Duckrow

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Music Therapists' Self-Care: Examining the Effectiveness of Educational Preparation for Clinical Practice, Maureen C. Hearns

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Participation in Amateur Orchestra and Subjective Well-being in Korea: A Perspective from Community Music Therapy, Hyun-Jung Kang

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Group Art Therapy and Self-care for Mothers of Children with Disabilities, Ji Hyun Lee

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Effective Psychodrama Supervision: A Grounded Theory Study on Senior Supervisors' Perspectives, Simone Levy Tabib

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Evaluation of The Dyad Bonding Dance Model for Mothers and Infants Exposed to Stressful Life Situations, Hadas Vered Weissberg

Dissertations from 2016

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Touch Painting: An Art Therapy Intervention on Anxiety in Older Adults, Carrie May Ezell

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The Art Museum as a Therapeutic Space, Sarah Hamil

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Embodied Creative Arts Therapy Interventions with Trauma: A Qualitative Study, Brian Timothy Harris

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Understanding the Roles and Uses of Art Making in Art Therapy, Mary Ellen Hluska

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Developing a Dance/Movement Therapy Approach to Qualitatively Analyzing Interview Data, Tomoyo Kawano

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Art Therapy and Cancer Care: A Qualitative Analysis of Visual Oncology Narratives, Jill McNutt

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Family-Based Music Therapy: Family Therapists' Perspectives, Beth Nemesh

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Art Therapy Using Possible Selves and Digital Media for Individuals with Alcohol Addiction in Korea, Sojung Park

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The Effect of Personal Portrait Photographs on Cultural Attitude among Jewish and Arabic Expressive/Art Therapists in Israel, Varda Serok-Jeppa

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Adlerian Psychotherapists' Perspectives of Using Psychodrama in the Treatment of Neurotic Clients, Anabella Shaked

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Experiences of Personal Therapy as a Client: Perspectives of Asian Music Therapists during Their Training in the US, Hyejin So

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Experiences of Personal Therapy as a Client: Perspectives of Asian Music Therapists During their Training in the US, Hyejin So

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An Evaluation of a Developmental Individualized Relationship (DIR®) and Creative Arts Therapies Program for Children with Autism, Faith Thayer

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Effectiveness of Dance Movement Therapy on the Quality of Gait and Socialization of Children with Cerebral Palsy, AYŞE NİLGÜN TÜRKCAN

Dissertations from 2015

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Separation From and Reconstruction of Home: A Study of Immigrant Expressive Therapists, Dana Albert-Proos

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Using Art Therapy to Understand the Experience of African-American Girls With Childhood Obesity, Elva Anderson

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Contributing to Quality of Life by Facilitating Music-Based Social Interaction for Adults with Intellectual Disability, Julie Lynn Andring

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Experiential Training to Address Secondary Traumatic Stress in Aid Personnel, Odelya Gertel Kraybill

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Effects of Art Therapy Intervention for Chronic Pain and Psychosocial Comorbidities, Molly O' Neill Haaga

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Keeping the Peace: Playback Theatre with Adolescents, Timothy J. Reagan

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Making Personal Public Service Announcements with Adopted Young Women from Foster Care: A Narrative Inquiry, Myriam Dominique Savage

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Asian Dance/Movement Therapy Educators’ Experiences of Teaching Dance/Movement Therapy in East Asia after Training in the US, Ko Kyung Soon

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The Use of Therapeutic Group Drumming with Korean Middle School Students in School Violence Prevention Programs, Eun Sil Suh

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Rocky Mountain Alba Emoting Training for Creative Arts Therapists, Brant P. Wadsworth

Dissertations from 2014

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Digital Media Use in Art Therapy, Natalie Rae Carlton

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The Bridge Drawing with Path Art-Based Assessment: Measuring Meaningful Life Pathways in Higher Education Students, Olena Darewych

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Music Therapy as an Intermodal Practice: Clients and Therapists Perspectives, Daniel Hyams

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Singing an Imaginal Dialogue: A Study of a Bereavement-Specific Music Therapy Intervention, Yasmine A. Iliya

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Examining the Identity of the Art Therapist: The Voice of Practice and Relational Care, Denise Malis

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Essential Music Therapist Attributes for Relationship-Building with Children: Does our Profession Train Personal Abilities?, Jean M. Nemeth

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Half In Shadow She Speaks: An Expressive Therapies Exploration of The Self Image of African American Women, Lillian Marie Sylvester

Dissertations from 2013

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Intergenerational Mythweaving and Cultural Identity, Ethelyn Anguluan-Coger

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Art as a Catalyst for Resilience: Women Artists with a Life-Threatening Illness, Susan Firestone

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Examining Roles in Children's Group Therapy: The Development of a Dramaturgical Role Instrument to Measure Group Process, Craig Haen

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Neural Activation on Guided Imagery and Music: A Functional MRI Study, Sang Eun Lee

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Understanding Children's Art Making Preferences: Implications for Art Therapy, Amy Morrison

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Creating Wellness: Expressive Therapies for Creativity Enhancement and Cognitive Development in Older Adults, Lauren Parmelee Murphy

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Art Therapy for Enhancing Academic Experience of Male High School Freshmen, Kelvin Antonio Ramirez

Dissertations from 2012

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Existential Psychotherapy with Adults in Assisted Living, Christine A. Burbidge

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The Present State of Affairs in Art Therapy for Multicultural Families in Korea, Eun Mee Choi

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Musical Echolalia and Non-Verbal Children with Autism, Krystal Leah Demaine

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Sew It Seams: Wearing the Symbols of Distant Neighbors, Tamar Reva Einstein

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Drawing as Self-Expression with Normally Functioning Adults: A 10-week Technique, Deborah L. John

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Examining Multicultural Competency Education in the Creative Arts Therapies, Donna C. Owens

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An Intergenerational Study: Mirrors as a Tool for Self-Reflection, Susan Ridley

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The Role of Defense Mechanisms of Israeli Society in Relationship to the Israeli–Palestinian Conflict: From “1948 Repression” to Artistic Sublimation, Keren Shechter

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An Art Program Evaluation of Daily Life Therapy for Children with Autism, Rowena Elise Talusan-Dunn

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The Sounds of Anxiety: A Quantitative Study of Music Therapy and Anxiety, Rebecca Zarate

Dissertations from 2011

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Old Is an Attitude - Age Is a Concept: A Qualitative Study on Aging and Ageism with Guidelines for Expressive Therapies Literature, Steven Durost

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Conversations from the Classroom: Reflections on Feminist Music Therapy Pedagogy in Teaching Music Therapy, Nicole Hahna

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Action Research on Creating a Dialogue Between Jewish Israeli and Palestinian Israeli Women Through Expressive Therapies, Irit Halperin

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The Chinese Brush Stroke Experience in Bereavement Counseling, Grace Kwan

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Creative Arts Therapies Students' Professional Development: Mixed Methods Longitudinal Research, Hod Orkibi

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Out of the Themanos: A Model of Combined Expressive Art and Outreach Therapy, Tal Reemarchook

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Temple of Ancient Knowing: Music Therapy Portraits of Globalized Indian Identity, Sangeeta Swamy

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Supervisor's Experience of Empathetic Understanding When Using Art-Making in Art Therapy Supervision: A Dissertation, Hyejin Yoo

Dissertations from 2010

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The Role of the Arts Toward Healing Trauma and Building Resilience in the Palestinian Community, Yousef Al-Ajarma

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Phenomenology of Embodied Dreamwork with Puerto Rican Women: A Dissertation, Lourdes F. Brache-Tabar

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Aesthetic Mind-Meditative Mind: Reflections On Art As Yoga And Contemplative Practice, Michael A. Franklin

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Healthy Aging and Art Therapy, Sunhee K. Kim

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Sharevision: A Collarative-Reflective, Expressive Arts Intervention To Address Trauma, Ellen M. Landis

Dissertations from 2009

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Cinematherapy with Preadolescents Experiencing Parental Divorce: A Collective Case Study, Emily Marsick

Dissertations from 2007

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A Program Evaluation Research Study on the Implementation of the Mentors in Violence Prevention Program in a Public High School: A Dissertation, Nancy G. Beardall

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Exile, Identity, and Artistic Creation: An Arts Based Phenomenological Study with Immigrant Women: A Dissertation, Vera Heller

Dissertations from 2006

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Non-Artist' Meeting With Clay: Doing and Reflecting, Tamar Bar-On

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Is This a Mirror I See Before Me?: Adolescent Girls Use Imaginal Writing to Re-Vision Life Experience: A Dissertation, Cameron L. Marzelli