Pierre A.Gregoire, Ph.D., ATR., University of Montreal
Strengthening Emotional Ties through Parent-Child-Dyad Art Therapy, a must, which should be required reading for all those interested in understanding the complex dialogue between mother and child. Lucille Proulx introduces us to some of the essential elements of this crucial interaction, which remains the one major cornerstone upon which the child will grow and develop into the person he is to become. Starting from an excellent theoretical basis, the author presents various original techniques of interventions. This is an excellent book which should be on the must read list for art therapists, educators, psychologists and parents who want to better understand and improve their parenting skills.
Linda Chapman, M.A., ATR-BC, RPT-S, University of California San Francisco Injury Center
This volume offers a new and exciting model of treatment for attachment-disordered children. The unique and clearly depicted art therapy interventions will amaze the reader and enchant those seeking effective tools to facilitate the development of primary relationships. By combining the achievements of attachment theorists and investigators with her creativity and developmental expertise, Lucille Proulx has created a series of art therapy interventions that offer a delightful method of treatment consistent with current advances in psychology and the neurosciences. Strengthening Emotional Ties is a very important contribution to the field of art therapy and to mental health researchers and providers assessing and treating very young children and their families.