Publications

Weyers, H., Betts, D. J., Michel, K., & Daffron, C. (in press). Audience considerations in digital art therapy software development and use. In Rick L. Garner (Ed.), Digital Art Therapy: Material, Methods, and Applications (2nd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley.

Yoon, J. Y., Betts, D. J., Harmon-Walker, G., & Kasier, D. (2017). A coding system for Bird’s Nest Drawing stories to measure attachment security. Manuscript in preparation.

Betts, D. J. (2016). Art therapy assessments: An overview. In D. E. Gussak & M. L. Rosal (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell handbook of art therapy (pp. 501-513). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Mattson, D. & Betts, D. J. (2016). The Face Stimulus Assessment. In D. E. Gussak & M. L. Rosal (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell handbook of art therapy (pp. 579-586). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Betts, D. J., Potash, J. S., Luke, J. J. & Kelso, M. (2015). An art therapy study of visitor reactions to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Museum Management and Curatorship, 30(1), 21-43.

Betts, D. J. & Groth-Marnat, G. (2014). The intersection of art therapy and psychological assessment: Unified approaches to the use of drawings and artistic processes. In L. Handler & A. Thomas (Eds.), Figure drawings in assessment and psychotherapy: Research and application (pp. 268-285). New York, NY: Routledge.

Betts, D. J., Harmer, R. & Schmulevich, G. (2014). The contributions of art therapy in treatment, assessment, and research with people who have autism spectrum disorders. In V. Hu (Ed.), Frontiers in autism research: New horizons for diagnosis and treatment (pp. 627-654). Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific.

Feldman, M. B., Betts, D. J. & Blausey, D. (2014). A process and outcome evaluation of an art therapy program for people living with HIVArt Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 31(3), 102-109, DOI: 10.1080/07421656.2014.935593

Sheingold, B., Betts, D. J., Chapa, D., & Lang, C. (2014). Abstract: Art therapy approaches to enhance social capital research in new nursing practice student cohorts. Royal College of Nursing Research Conference, Glasgow, Scotland, April 2014.

Betts, D. J. (2013). A review of the principles for culturally appropriate art therapy assessment tools. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 30(3), 98-106, DOI: 10.1080/07421656.2013.819280

Betts, D. J. (2013). Art therapy assessment and evaluation. In R. Flaum Cruz & B. Feder (Eds.), Feders’ the art and science of evaluation in the arts therapies: How do you know what’s working? (2nd ed., pp. 266-306). Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas.

Betts, D. J. (2013). Art therapy assessments with diverse populations. In P. Howie, S. Prasad & J. Kristel (Eds.), Using art therapy with diverse populations: Crossing cultures and abilities (pp. 41-55).  London, UK: Jessica Kingsley.

Betts, D. J. (2012). Positive art therapy assessment: Looking towards positive psychology for new directions in the art therapy evaluation process. In A. Gilroy, R. Tipple & C. Brown (Eds.), Assessment in art therapy (pp. 203-218). New York, NY: Routledge.

Betts, D. J. (2011). Review of the book Levick Emotional and Cognitive Art Therapy Assessment: A Normative studyby M. F. Levick. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 28(3), 147-148.

Betts, D. J. (2011). Review of the book The Social Work of Museumsby L. H. Silverman. The Arts in Psychotherapy: An International Journal, 38, 215-216.

Martin, N. & Betts, D. J. (2011). Art therapy approaches to treating autism. In K. Siri & T. Lyons (Eds.), Cutting edge therapies for autism, 2011-2012 (pp. 56-60). New York, NY: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

Kim, S., Betts, D. J., Kim, H. & Kang, H. (2009). Statistical models to estimate level of psychological disorder based on a computer rating system: An application to dementia using structured mandala drawingsThe Arts in Psychotherapy: An International Journal, 36(4), 214-221.

Betts, D. J. (2009). The Face Stimulus Assessment (FSA) (Introduction). In E. G. Horovitz & S. L. Eksten (Eds.). The art therapists’ primer: A clinical guide to writing assessments, diagnosis, and treatment. Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas.

Betts, D. J. (2008). Art therapy approaches to working with people who have eating disorders. In S. Brooke (Ed.), The creative therapies and eating disorders (pp. 12-27). Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas.

Betts, D. J. (2007). Review of the book Pictured Feelings Instrument: A nonverbal vocabulary of feelings. The Arts in Psychotherapy: An International Journal, 34, 179-183.

Betts, D. J. (2006). Art therapy assessments and rating instruments: Do they measure up? The Arts in Psychotherapy: An International Journal, 33(5), 371-472.

Betts, D. J. (2005). A systematic analysis of art therapy assessment and rating instrument literatureDoctoral dissertation, Florida State University, Tallahassee.

Betts, D. J. (2005). The art of art therapy: Drawing individuals out in creative ways.The Advocate: Magazine of the Autism Society of America, 26-27.

Betts, D. J. (Ed.) (2003). Creative arts therapies approaches in adoption and foster care: Contemporary strategies for working with individuals and familiesSpringfield, IL: Charles C Thomas.

Betts, D. J. (2003). Developing a projective drawing test: Experiences with the Face Stimulus Assessment (FSA). Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 20(2), 77-82.

Betts, D. J. (2001). Cover story: Weekend outings provide creative outlet: Individual expresses himself through art therapyThe Advocate: Magazine of the Autism Society of America, 34(3), 20-21.

Betts, D. J. (2001). Special report: The art of art therapy: Drawing individuals out in creative waysThe Advocate: Magazine of the Autism Society of America, 34(3), 22-23(29).

Betts, D. J., & Laloge, L. (2000). Art therapists and research: A survey conducted by the Potomac Art Therapy AssociationArt Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 17(4), 291-295.

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