*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate
Source: Duffey, T., Haberstroh, S., & Trepal, H. (2016). Creative approaches in counseling and psychotherapy. In D. Capuzzi & M. D. Stauffer (Eds.), Counseling and psychotherapy: Theories and interventions (6th ed., pp. 445–468). Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.
Description: This chapter (a) addresses creativity as a theoretical construct used by counselors and other mental health professionals, (b) provides a historical context for the use of expressive therapies and the creative arts in counseling, (c) distinguishes creativity in counseling (CIC) as an approach within the profession of counseling, (d) discusses the ethical parameters around using creative approaches in counseling practice, and (e) applies CIC as an approach in the case study of Maria.
Explore the historical context of expressive therapies and the creative arts in counseling
Apply creativity as a theoretical construct used by counselors
Professor and Chair, Department of Counseling,
The University of Texas at San Antonio