Lucia Capacchione, Ph.D., A.T.R., is an internationally known art therapist, artist, corporate consultant, trainer and best-selling author who leads popular workshops around the country and consults to businesses and schools. She is the author of twelve books, including Recovery of Your Inner Child, The Creative Journal, and The Power of Your Other Hand. She lives near Big Sur, California.
Books & Audio
Feelings either flow naturally, like a river, or get dammed up. If our emotions become blocked, we can become tense, unhappy, anxious, or depressed. This book offers simple techniques for using art to embrace, understand, and release our emotions so… Read More
A Guide to Unlocking Your Natural Parenting Wisdom
"It's important to embrace parenting with all your might," writes Lucia Capacchione, "in order to reap the deepest rewards available to you." But with so many theories, methods, and opinions about raising children, how can we find our own way… Read More
A Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Counselors
The seventy-two exercises for journal keeping in this book are simple and enjoyable ways for children from kindergarten through junior high to: express feelings and thoughts, feel comfortable about writing and drawing, acquire the habits of self-observation and reflection, foster… Read More
Lucia Capacchione, PhD, ATR, is an expressive arts therapist, workshop leader, trainer, and best-selling author. Her self-help books are considered classics in the fields of art therapy, journal therapy, and expressive arts. Internationally acclaimed for her groundbreaking work in accessing the brain's right hemisphere through writing and drawing with the nondominant hand, Capacchione has developed methods that have had a major impact in the fields of creativity development, healing, recovery, and emotional literacy through creative expression.
A pioneer in expressive arts therapy, Capacchione originated the Creative Journal Method, Inner Child/Inner Family work through self-reparenting, and the Visioning collage and writing process. Her innovative techniques are being used in mental health facilities, addiction recovery programs, hospitals, public schools), colleges and universities, and career and life-coaching programs . She certifies professionals in her methods through the Creative Journal Expressive Arts Training and the Visioning® Coach Program.
Capacchione continues to work with private clients and professionals. She is also available for lectures and workshops.