Picture of Health
Your Life with Art
by Lucia Capacchione Ph.D, A.T.R.,
Fully Illustrated with Nearly 100 Pictures
This book is about healing with art. It offers you a new
way to look at yourself and to create a healthy life. Through
scribbling, drawing, and collage, you will learn to "think and
feel" on paper.
You will be shown how to decode the messages contained
in your body and feelings, and translate your insights through the
written word. You will also learn to reshape your life from the inside
out through "visual affirmations" - pictures and words
of how you want to experience your life.
No special talent or training is required to do these
activities. All you need is the willingness to express your own truth,
and the desire to love and heal yourself.
When our vitality is blocked we are in need of healing. These blocks
often manifest themselves as physical pain and low energy. Art is a
universal language. Regardless of sex or ethnic background, people use
similar lines and colors to express the same emotions.
many people seem to have lost their innate ability to make art, the fact
is, we all have the ability to tap our inner resources and make
meaningful pictures that will help heal our bodies, minds and spirits,
and enhance our lives.
The Picture of Health is all about healing with
art, offering you a new way to look at yourself and create a healthy
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Read Dr Capacchione's story of self-healing that lead
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Paperback 165 pages
"A healing process that is fun...and it works!"
--Louise L. Hay
These techniques have been used successfully in dealing
with a full range of human issues:
- physical illness,
death of a
creative blocks and
From the author - "Since the mid-1970's I have shared my discoveries at
seminars for people of all ages and occupations: in schools and
colleges, churches, corporations, counseling centers, and spiritual
retreats." How Do I Select The Right Dr. Capacchione's Book For Me?
"Over the years I have documented my discoveries and
techniques in many books
The feedback has been so inspiring, especially in regard to the healing
power of art, that I was moved to write this book. It includes not only
my personal story and triumph over difficult odds and a life-threatening
condition, but the impressive success stories of others."
"I became an art therapist in 1975 after healing an
"incurable" disease primarily through spontaneous drawing and
writing. At the time of my illness, I was a professional artist and
teacher. I had never heard of art therapy, and there were no popular
books on the subject. My spontaneous self-exploration through art was
undoubtedly guided by a higher healing power within, taking me step by
step back home to my Inner Self.
"When you read my story you will see how the Inner Artist has
played the role of healer throughout my life. Through the writing and
drawing exercises, affirmations, visualizations, meditations, and
inspirational stories, I hope you will find the healing power of your
own Inner Artist. I have found that tremendous love - for yourself
and for others - becomes the overflowing pot of gold at the end of the
rainbow. it comes with the joy of finding and expressing your own
Lucia Capacchione, Ph.D., A.T.R., R.E.A.T. is an Art Therapist
Registered & Registered Expressive Arts Therapist, artist,
psychologist, popular international workshop leader, author of 12 books,
including; her newest release May 25th, Living With Feeling, Visioning Ten Steps to Designing the
Life of Your Dreams, and the best-selling Recovery of Your
Inner Child. The originator of the Creative Journal Method, Capacchione
is recognized as a pioneer in health and healing through creativity.
As a career counselor, she has conducted job outplacement seminars,
talent development, and corporate consulting for business and industry,
including such clients as Hallmark,
Mattel, and Walt Disney Imagineering. She lives near Big Sur,
Table of Contents:
Ch. 1 - Health: The Rapture of Being Alive
A Picture is Worth 1000 words... The Inner Artist as Healer... The
Healing Power of Imagery...Imagery Exercise... Writing your way to
health... The Healing Power of your Other Hand... the Roots of
Illness...Tools for Healing
Ch. 2 - Thinking & Feeling on Paper
Playing on paper... Drawing as Meditation... Beyond words...Drawing with
Feeling... Drawing your Stress out...Graffiti Drawing... Un-Stressing...
Movement, Music, and Drawing...Drawing to Music.
Ch. 3 - Are You in Your Body?
Illness as Teacher... The Symptom Leads to the Cure... Body Sensing... Body Picturing...
Ch. 4 - The Picture of Health
The Power of Negative Images...Creating Positive Pictures... Your own
Picture of Health...Here's looking at you, kid... Talking Pictures...
Creating a New Body Image... A New You... Mirror, Mirror on the wall.
Ch. 5 - Turning Your Worries Around
What's wrong with this picture?... the healing power of Laughter...
Frown: A Smile turned Upside Down... Smile: Put on a Happy Face... When
you're Smiling... The Warrior Within... From Worrier to Warrior...The
healing of a Wounded Warrior... Think before you speak... What you say
is what you get
Ch. 6 - Inner Healer, Inner Child
Drawing out your Inner Healer... Dialogues with the Inner Healer...
Healing the Inner Child... Nurturing your Inner Child... Dialogues with
the Vulnerable Child... Your Playful Child
Ch. 7 Blueprint for a Healthy Lifestyle
Making your Own Movie... Centering Through Mandala Art... Mandala of
Your Life Today... Mandala of a Healthy Lifestyle... Your Personal Power
Ch. 8 - With a Little Help From My Friends
Your Support System.... The Power of Support Groups.... How to Create a
Support Group.... Rainbow Heart Meditation
The Well Being Journal - Drawing on Your Inner Power to Heal Yourself by Lucia Capacchione
Lighten Up Your Body - Lighten Up Your Life by Lucia Capacchione
Living With Feeling - The Art of Emotional Expression by Lucia Capacchione, PH.D, A.R.T.
Living With Joy: Keys to Personal Power & Spiritual Transformation by Sanaya Roman
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