Art and Soul Counseling


Books & Links – Art Therapy, Contemplative Practice, Parenting

Art Therapy Books

Art as a Way of Knowing by Pat Allen

The Artist in Each of Us by Florence Cane

Mandala: Luminous Symbols for Healing by Judith Cornell

Spirituality and Art Therapy Edited by Mimi Farrelly-Hansen

Art as Medicine, Creating a Therapy of the Imagination by Shaun McNiff

Soul’s Palette by Cathy Malchiodi

Understanding Children’s Drawings by Cathy Malchiodi

The Art Therapy Sourcebook by Cathy Malchiodi

The Courage to Create by Roll May

The Role of Metaphor in Art Therapy by Bruce Moon

Art and Soul: Reflections on an Artistic Psychology by Bruce Moon

Contemporary Art Therapy with Children by Shirley Riley

Waking Dreams by Mary Watkins

Art Therapy Links

American Art Therapy Association

Arts and Healing Network

Arts in Therapy Network

Naropa University, Art Therapy Program

Rosetta Life (Hospice & Art Therapy)

Silence Speaks (Digital Storytelling)

The Arts in Healthcare

The Arts We Need

Transpersonal Psychology and Contemplative Practice Books

Everyday Zen : Love and Work by C.J. Beck

Start Where You Are : A Guide to Compassionate Living by P. Chodron

Shadow, Self, Spirit: Essays in Transpersonal Psychology by M. Daniels

The Primal Wound: A transpersonal View of Trauma, Addiction and Growth by J. Firman and A. Gila

The Wise Heart J. Kornfield

Peace is Every Step by Thich Nhat Hanh

The Experience of Insight by J. Goldstein

Brilliant Sanity: Buddhist Approaches to Psychotherapy by J. MacAndrew

The Transpersonal: Spirituality in Psychotherapy and Counseling by J. Rowan

Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

The Sanity We Are Born With by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

The Great Eastern Sun by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Meditation: Classic and Contemporary Perspectives by D. Shapira and R. Walsh

Mindsight by D.J. Siegel

The Mindfulness Solution by R.D. Siegel

Paths Beyond Ego: The Transpersonal Vision by R. Walsh and F. Vaughan

How to Be a Help Instead of a Nuisance by K. Wegela

A Brief History of Everything by Ken Wilber

No Boundary: Eastern and Western Approaches to Personal Growth by Ken Wilber

Transpersonal Psychology and Contemplative Practice Links

Contemplative Psychotherapy

Institute of Transpersonal Psychology

Integral Institute



Books for Parents on Attachment

The Attachment Parenting Book : A Commonsense Guide to Understanding and Nurturing Your Baby
by W. and M. Sears

Becoming Attached: First Relationships and How They Shape Our Capacity to Love by R. Karen

The Developing Mind by Daniel Siegel

Parenting From the Inside Out by D. Siegel and M. Hartzell

Building Healthy Minds by S. Greenspan

I love You Rituals by B. Bailey

Books for Kids on Divorce

Mom’s House, Dad’s House for Kids : Feeling at Home in One Home or Two by Isolina Ricci

It’s Not Your Fault, Koko Bear: A Read-Together Book for Parents and Young Children During Divorce by V. Lansky

I Don’t Want to Talk About It by J. Ransom

Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way by G. Neuman

Families are Forever! Kids Workbook for Sharing Feelings About Divorce by M. Smith

Books for Grief and Loss for Kids

About Dying: An Open Book for Parents and Children Together by S. Stein

The Empty Place: A Child’s Guide Through Grief by R. Temes

The Fall of Freddie the Leaf by L. Buscaglia

Lifetimes: A Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children by B. Mellonie and R. Ingpen

Straight Talk about Death for Teenagers: How to Cope with Losing Someone you Love by E. Grollman

Bozeman Resources


Alcohol/Substance Abuse

Alcoholics Anonamous  
For meeting locations in Montana call 888-607-2000

Alcohol & Drug Services of Gallatin County  586-5493

Help Center

Bozeman Help Center
Fee and confidential: 24-hour crisis hotline, Rape & Suicide outreach, counseling and a wealth of referral information (basic needs, mental health, etc), 586-333  


Bozeman Deaconess Hospice  585-1099 


Bozeman Deaconess Hospital  585-5000

Mental Health

Gallatin Mental Health Center   522-7357

Montana Mental Health Association

National Alliance on Mental Health

National Institute on Mental Health

Mental Health for Children

Youth Dynamics



Dr. Jami Eschler, MD, 587-0818

Psychiatry Associates


Dr. Holcomb Johnston, N.D.   586-9113

Parenting Support

Thrive & The Parent Place  587-3840

……………and there are many others!

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