Art Therapy Guidebook – Developing Mindfulness

$13.64 AUD

This guidebook provides you with a foundational understanding of mindfulness. Purchase includes mindfulness meditation audio files and ‘art as therapy’ exercises.


  • Introduction to mindfulness
  • Stress
  • How we perform
  • Self-compassion
  • Mindfulness in everyday life
  • Art as therapy exercises
  • Guided Meditations (audio)
  • Guidebook references



This guidebook provides you with a foundational understanding of mindfulness including mindfulness meditation audio files to download and art as therapy exercises.

You will receive an introduction to mindfulness including the benefits of mindfulness and the types of mindfulness activities you can undertake.

Also included in this workbook is an explanation of how stress can affect us and our performance.

The guidebook also explains the most common un-mindful ways that can affect our ability to function through multi-tasking, distraction, avoidance, and procrastination.

Included in the guidebook is a section on the importance of developing self-compassion and the benefits we gain from extending self-compassion.

The guidebook also covers how mindfulness helps us in our everyday life including our relationships.

This mindfulness guidebook is written for therapists, counsellors, artists, and non-professionals who are interested in developing a more mindful approach to their lives.

Included in this guidebook, you will find 16 art as therapy exercises to use as part of an art journaling process.

The art journal activities are classified as ‘art as therapy’ which is based on deriving a therapeutic benefit from undertaking an art activity. This is in contrast to ‘art therapy’ which is conducted based on psychotherapy foundations.

Also included in the guidebook are 5 guided meditations provided in audio format (approx 40 mins audio in total)

This guidebook is direct and easy to understand. The materials presented in the guidebook are written based on current scientific literature available.

Included in the guidebook is a comprehensive reference list of publications that were used to form the content of this guidebook.

The contents of this guidebook include:

Important information for the Art Therapist

  • Workbook Purpose
  • Scope of Therapy
  • Privacy and Confidentiality
  • Legal

Introduction to Mindfulness

  • What is mindfulness
  • Benefits of mindfulness
  • Types of mindfulness activities
  • Our default mode
  • The practice of mindfulness
  • Meditation – The Body Scan
  • Mindfulness Art Journal
  • Mindfulness Art Journal Prompts


  • Functioning with stress
  • Daily mindfulness
  • Stress reduction and well-being
  • Physical response to stress
  • Meditation – Breathing
  • Mindfulness Art Journal Prompts

How We Perform

  • Paying attention
  • Multi-tasking
  • Distraction, avoidance, and procrastination
  • Managing your emotions
  • The cognitive factor
  • Meditation – The Body Scan and Breathing
  • Mindfulness Art Journal Prompts


  • Self-compassion and well-being
  • Benefits of self-compassion
  • Practicing self-compassion
  • Self-compassion when it matters most
  • Meditation – Lovingkindness
  • Mindfulness Art Journal Prompts

Mindfulness in Everyday Life

  • Relationships
  • Compassion and empathy
  • Living mindfully
  • Meditation – The Body Scan and Breathing
  • Mindfulness Art Journal Prompts

Art as Therapy Exercises

  • 16 Art as Therapy Exercises

Guided Meditations

  • 5 Guided Meditations

Reference Materials List

NOTE: For purchases within Australia, this product is subject to 10% GST which is included in the listed price. 

For international purchases outside of Australia, this product is NOT subject to any tax. 


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