Research links and references that inform my approach to therapy

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Bednash,C.J. (2016). Art Therapy and Neuroscience: A Model for Wellness.

Bossenger,N. (2015). Immediate Effects of a Brief Mindfulness Body Scan Meditation on the Nociceptive and Autonomic Nervous Systems. Retrieved from

Brackett, M., Delaney, S., & Salovey, P. (2020). Emotional Intelligence. Retrieved from

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Cicero, S.S. (2013). The Impact of Mindfulness on Anxiety and Coping Strategies in Children: A Quantitative Study. Retrieved from

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Dass, L.C., Arumugam, N., & Dillah, D. (2016). Project zero: A benchmark for developing an analytical framework. Retrieved from

Davis, K., Christodoulou, J., Seider, S., & Gardner,H. (2011). The Theory of Multiple Intelligences.Retrieved from  

DeVita-Raeburn, E. (2016) The controversy over autism’s most common therapy. Retrieved from

Dinon, A. (2013). Role Play And Social Stories: An Intervention For Increasing Verbal Initiations In Children With Autism. Retrieved from

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Goleman, D. (2015). How emotionally intelligent are you? Retrieved from

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Green, R. (2004). Mayer and Salovey Model of Emotional Intelligence. Retrieved from

Gremminger, R. (2018). Autism Spectrum Disorder & Digital Art Therapy. Retrieved from

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Harris, R. (2017). Acceptance and commitment therapy. Retrieved from

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Hasson, G. (2014). Emotional Intelligence: Managing emotions to make a positive impact on your life and career. Mankato, MN: Capstone.

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JFK University. (2020). Treating Youth with ASD Through Expressive Arts Therapy. Retrieved from

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Koch, S. (2006). Interdisciplinary embodiment approaches. Implications for creative arts therapies. Retrieved from

Krznaric, R. (2014). Empathy: Why It Matters, And How To Get It. London: Ebury Digital.

Leavy,P. (2015) Method Meets Art (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Guilford Press. 4.

Levine, S.K., Knill, P.J., & Levine, E.G. (2004). Principles and Practice of Expressive Arts Therapy. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. 39.

Malchiodi, C. (2012). Art Therapy: There’s an App for That. Retrieved from

Maleval, J.C. (2016). Affinity Therapy: The Return of a Psychodynamic Approach to the Treatment of Autism. Retrieved from

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Stickel, L.H. (2017). Digital Natives and Digital Immigrants: Exploring Online Harassment Victimization by Generational Age. International Journal of Cyber Criminology, 11 (1), 39-62.

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