Practical Applications of Neuroscience-Informed Art Therapy

Academic Article


  • Advances in the field of neuroscience can be used to support scientific research and best practices in the profession of art therapy. This article provides a general overview of how neuroscience informs art therapy by providing an overview of neuroscience research in art therapy and offering practical applications for adopting a neuroscience-informed way of working. Integrating neuroscience research into art therapy practice entails having a clear rationale for one’s practice and when sharing didactic information with clients can aid treatment goals.
  • Published In

  • Art Therapy  Journal
  • Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    Author List

  • King JL; Kaimal G; Konopka L; Belkofer C; Strang CE
  • Start Page

  • 149
  • End Page

  • 156
  • Volume

  • 36
  • Issue

  • 3