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<strong>VIDEO: Managing Change
with Ariane de Bonvoisin</strong>

This is an inspiring talk that has helped me more effectively face changes in my own life. I highly recommend it.



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<a href=” Visualization.mp3″ target=”_blank”>Beach Visualization MP3</a>
<em>(to download, right click on the link above)</em>

This is a breathing and visualization recording that uses the five senses and breath to help ground and calm you.




<a href=” to Ask Yourself.pdf”>Powerful Questions</a> – 10 questions to help you evaluate what you really want and how to get it

<a href=” SKILLS list.pdf”>Coping Skills List</a> – A list of useful techniques to help you deal with your feelings


<strong>Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most</strong>
By Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton, and Sheila Heen

<strong>The Artist’sWay: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity</strong>
by Julia Cameron

<strong>A Creative Companion: How to Free Your Creative Spirit</strong>

<strong>Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within</strong>
By Natalie Goldberg

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– A fantastic storehouse of ideas in pictures – totally energizing!

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– A great technique for meditative drawing, focusing, and calming anxiety

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– Guide to making moon sand, flubber and other “stuff”

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– One of the masters of our field! Check this often for great ideas.

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– A wonderful resource for sensory coping tools for clients of many ages

• <strong>The American Art Therapy Association</strong> <a href=”” target=”_blank”></a>

• <strong>The Art Therapy Credentials Board</strong> – <a href=”” target=”_blank”></a>
– Requirements for becoming an ATR and ATR-BC
– Information on the ATR-BC exam.

• <strong>The Massachusetts Mental Health Counselor’s Association (MaMHCA)</strong> – <a href=”” target=”_blank”></a>
– LMHC licensure exam preparation materials and trainings
– Continuing education and professional development trainings

• <strong>The Office of Consumer Affairs &amp; Business Regulation (OCABR)</strong> <a href=”” target=”_blank”></a>
Click on Health care and social work and then choose Allied Mental Health Professionals
– Licensure requirements
– Licensure application

• <strong>The Trauma Center</strong> – <a href=”” target=”_blank”></a>
This is an excellent resource for articles, trainings, and referrals about acute and developmental trauma. They conduct training, treatment, and research.

<strong>Treating Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents: How to Foster Resilience through Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency</strong>
by Margaret E. Blaustein, PhD, and Kristine M. Kinniburgh,

<strong>The Gift of Therapy</strong>
by Irving D. Yalom

<strong>Building Your Ideal Private Practice</strong>
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By Lynn Grodzki

<strong>Creative Supervision</strong>
By Mooli Lahad

<strong>Women’s Growth in Connection</strong>
By Judith J. Jordan, Alexandra G. Kaplan, Jean Baker Miller, Irene P. Stiver, and Janet L. Surrey

<strong>Managing Traumatic Stress Through Art</strong>
By Barry M. Cohen, Mary – Michola Barnes,and Anita B.Rankin