Angel Duncan writes chapter for new art therapy textbook

Angel Duncan, Executive Director of Cognitive Connections and advisory board member of Cognitive Dynamics, has written the chapter on art therapy in early Alzheimer’s and mild cognitive impairment in Art Therapy and Healthcare, by Cathy Malchiodi.  This new art therapy textbook, published by Guilford Publications, Inc., will be available for purchase October 30, 2012.  Below is the overview of the book on Barnes and Noble’s website:

“Demonstrating the benefits of creative expression for patients living with acute or chronic illness, this volume provides a complete, practical introduction to medical art therapy. It presents evidence-based strategies for helping people of all ages—from young children to older adults—cope with physical and cognitive symptoms, reduce stress, and improve their quality of life. Detailed case material and approximately 100 drawings and other artwork illustrate ways to work with individuals and groups with specific health conditions and challenges, as well as their family members. Contributors are experienced art therapists who combine essential background knowledge with in-depth clinical guidance.”