How Do I Interpret Beyond Art Therapy Drawings for House, Tree, Water, Animal, Sun?

by Nicoletta
(Greece)

Comments or Questions from a Greek Therapist:

Dear Dr. Michelle,
I have bought all your books about 8 months ago. I found them extremely helpful for my job with children and some of them with adults too. Till recently I haven't used the house tree water sun moon and animal Beyond Art Therapy drawing. I have some questions especially about the mother figure. what does it mean if the water is salty or not? And what if the animal is inside the water? Is there maybe somewhere I can read more details about these kind of art therapy drawings?


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Michelle Stangline
8:55 AM (0 minutes ago)
to Nikoletta

Hello,
Thanks for your comment and question on Beyond Art Therapy Drawings of Sun, House, Water, Animal drawing. It is certainly a topic of research and interpretation. You can look at the Penguin Dictionary of symbols for clues and also try the Dream Websites.

I have found that the most important interpretation with Beyond Art Therapy drawings and Sand Tray Therapy comes from the client themselves. I always research first and then ask the client what they think. I hope this helps. Congratulations, you definitely have the proper instincts for Beyond Art Therapy be so in tune with these variances. Good Luck!

Sincerely,
Dr. Stangline

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