Beyond a counseling or psychotherapy practice, the future of art therapy demands a new type of creativity, solidarity, and social inclusion. This viewpoint explores the art therapy profession and the role of educational practices to envision change in uncertain times. Art therapists have the ability to offer expertise in the serious dilemmas facing humanity. In order to do so, art therapists need to learn to tolerate the messy margins of participatory experimentation, expanding conventional ways of practicing art therapy.
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Timm-Bottos, J.(2016) Beyond Counseling and Psychotherapy, There Is a Field. I'll Meet You There, Art Therapy, 33:3, 160-162, DOI: 10.1080/07421656.2016.1199248