Research 2013-2014

IRB Research Approved

DateName of ResearchPrincipal InvestigatorFaculty Advisor
08/28/2013 The Cultivation of an Art Therapy Community Courtney Powers Jill McNutt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ATRL
09/24/2013 College Retention Connections with Multiple influencing Factors Jamie McCracken Jamie McCracken
09/25/2013 Using the Diagnostic Drawing Series as a Means of Identifying Graphic Indicators of Suicidal Ideation Stacy Sheer Jill McNutt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ATRL
11/22/2013 Using Spring Forest Qigong as an Adjunct to Art Therapy to Elevate Mood in Older Adults Ellen Jane Montgomery Jill McNutt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ATRL
12/19/2013 Expansion of Annunciation School Ryan Keller Chris Hudson, Ph.D.
12/29/2013 Collaborative Learning, Can We All Just Get Along? Tiffany Soeurt Chris Hudson, Ph.D.
01/08/2014 Students with Chronic Illnesses: A study of the collaboration of parents and teachers. Tonia Babb Chris Hudson, Ph.D.
01/26/2014 Integrated Point of Sale Module Amy Pitstick Jennie Mitchel, Ph.D., CPA, CMA
02/20/2014 The Role of Music Therapy in Treating Older Adults with Depression in Long-Term Care: A Pilot Study. Mu-Hua Yu Tracy Richardson, Ph.D.
02/28/2014 Integration of music therapy and child life interventions: A descriptive study. Vanessa Talbott Tracy Richardson, Ph.D.
03/06/2014 The Role of Music Therapy in the Relationship between one with Alzheimer's Disease and the Family Caregiver: A Case Study Laura Roberts Tracy Richardson, Ph.D.
03/21/2014 Zine Making: A Creative Approach to Participatory Action Research (PAR) with LGBTQ Youth. Michelle Miller Jill McNutt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ATRL
03/27/2014 Diagnostic Drawing Series and Eating Disorders. Amanda Bechtel (Bechtel is an Adjunct Faculty)
03/31/2014 The Effects of Art Therapy on Dementia Associated with Alzheimer's Disease. Debra Curry Jill McNutt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ATRL
04/10/2014 The Experience of a Music Therapy-Yoga Therapy Wellness Program: An Embodied Phenomenological Approach Nicole Edwards Tracy Richardson, Ph.D.

04/22/2014

The role of music therapy to support the reintegration process of offenders

Regina Moreno

Tracy Richardson, Ph.D.

05/13/2014

Using an Altered Puzzle Art Procedure to Explore Reconstructed Identity through Spiritual Awareness in Substance Abuse Recovery: A Heuristic Art-Based Inquiry

Debra Bucks

Jill McNutt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ATRL

05/13/2014

Doll Making Techniques and Media in Art Therapy

Darlene Green

Jill McNutt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ATRL

05/14/2014

Art Therapy: A Strengths-Based Approach Improving Adolescents’ Self-Identity and Post-High School Decision-Making Skills.

Jane Hintz

Jill McNutt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ATRL

05/14/2014

Group Art Therapy, Breast Cancer, and Doll Making

Diane Morgan Mahoney

Jill McNutt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ATRL

05/19/2014

Using Mandalas to Enhance Spiritual Connection in Women with Substance Dependence

Linda Ziert

Jill McNutt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ATRL

05/19/2014

Investigating Media Properties in Art Therapy

Lisa Hinz

Jill McNutt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ATRL

05/28/2014

Autistic Youth: Using Art Therapy to increase Social Skills

Tandy Hale

Jill McNutt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ATRL

05/28/2014

The Effects of Using the Nintendo Wii Fit Plus on Improving Balance in Older Adults

Ashley Tibbett

Dave Grabowski, Ph.D.

05/29/2014

Creativity and Critical Thinking: Assessing the Impact of Creativity on Critical Thinking Skills in Childhood

Shani Bell

Jill McNutt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ATRL

05/29/2014

The Origami Wish Tree: The Impact of Art therapy Using Origami with Cancer Survivors

Joann Lundberg

Jill McNutt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ATRL

06/02/2014

Spiritual Struggle and  Religious Dimensions: Heuristic Study of an Art Therapy Spirituality Protocol

Wendy Bachmeier

Jill McNutt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ATRL

06/02/2014

A phenomenological study on how art therapy impacts self-esteem and resiliency in homeless adults.

Sherry Grayson

Jill McNutt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ATRL

06/03/2014

Clinical Use of Graffiti with Adjudicated Adolescents

Jessica Mathews

Jill McNutt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ATRL

06/11/2014

Conjoint Artmaking as a Communication Tool for Couples Experiencing Infertility

Mary Ann Maloy

Jill McNutt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ATRL

06/11/2014

The Meaning/Experience of an Original Lullaby for Parents of Hospitalized Infants.

Amanda Maestro-Scherer

Tracy Richardson, Ph.D.

06/13/2014

The impact of attendance on academic achievement in secondary schools

Anne Marie Milligan

Lamprini Pantazi, Ph.D.

06/24/2014

A Heuristic Arts-based Study on the Impact of Long-term and Late Effects of Cancer on Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors.

Lisa Kolodziej

Jill McNutt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ATRL

06/24/2014

Expressive Therapies Continuum of Art Therapy:  Reduction of Aggression in Residential Adolescent Population with Attachment Disorders.

John Rud

Jill McNutt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ATRL

07/11/2014

Understanding the Impact of Gender-Specific Health Initiatives

Carolyne Holcomb

Lamprini Pantazi, Ph.D.

07/27/2014

A Qualitative Study of the House-Tree-Person Assessment and Its Relationship to the Experience of Attachment in School-Age Children

Ashley Gilbert

Jill McNutt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ATRL

08/14/2014

A Qualitative Study of House-Tree-Person Drawings and Their Relationship to the Experience of Attachment in School-Age Children.

Ashley Gilbert

Jill McNutt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ATRL

08/21/2014

Assessing the use of Art Therapy Group to Educate Primary Caregivers & Children

with a Deployed Parent/Spouse on Coping skills and Communication

Rachel Hornickel

Jill McNutt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ATRL

Archived Research