Book Review. Art Therapy in Private Practice:Theory, Practice and Research in Changing Contexts. Edited by James D. West

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Arnell Etherington


This book is a rich compendium of sixteen writers’ thoughts, feelings, and insights into addressing art therapy in private practice in the UK as well as the writers’ experiences of private practice therapeutic work in situ and a brief view of academic research. The book is divided into five sections:  Contexts and Collaboration; Working with Children, Families and the Child in the Adult; Training and Transmission; Governance and Supervision; and Research. The themes provide a broad stroke of considerations within the category of private practice of art therapy.

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