Parent-infant art therapy

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Good descriptions of parent-infant art therapy:

  • P Hall, 2008. Painting together – an art therapy approach to mother-infant relationships. In: C Case and T Dalley (eds.) Art Therapy with Children: From Infancy to Adolescence. London and New York: Routledge.

  • H Hosea, 2006. “The Brush’s Footmarks”: Parents and infants paint together in a small community art therapy group. International Journal of Art Therapy: Formerly Inscape, 11, 69 – 78.

  • L Proulx, (2002). Strengthening ties, parent-child dyad: group art therapy with toddlers and their parents. American Journal of Art Therapy, 40(4), 238-258.

  • L Proulx, (2003). Strengthening emotional ties through parent-child-dyad art therapy. London and Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley.

A paper published looking at outcomes:

  • C Arroyo and N Fowler, 2013. Before and after: A mother and infant painting group. International Journal of Art Therapy, 18, 98-112.