This edited collection brings together a strong representation of contemporary art therapy practices and approaches for veterans from diverse viewpoints, settings, and experiences. The variety of topics presented highlight the many ways art therapy supports service members and important considerations for anyone working with or connected to active or retired military. A valuable resource and contribution!
The authors provide an invaluable text on treating veterans. A balance between academic writings and personal narratives, nine chapters cover far-ranging topics from dealing with military sexual trauma, substance abuse, loss, moral injury, to coping with countertransference. This book affords a firm foundation on which to work with our military heroes.
Such an amazing and timely book about art therapy with veterans, edited by an art therapist who is a veteran. Ms. Rachel Mims, alongside a cadre of amazing scholars and practitioners, has provided a well-rounded, accessible resource that demonstrates just how valuable art therapy is in meeting the needs of those that have served.