Media

Selected Publications

Camp, G., Bucciarelli, A., & Richard, A. (2023). Adaptations and modifications for hand papermaking. In D. Matott & G. MillerThe Art and Art Therapy of Papermaking: Materials, Methods, and Applications (pp.61-81). Routledge.

Egelund, E.F. & Bucciarelli, A. (2022). Art and the fight against tuberculosis. JAMA, 328(6), 509
510. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2794731

Bucciarelli, A., Ellison, G., Sommer, E., & Spooner, H. (2020). The arts in health settings:
Inspirational, educational, and therapeutic. In W. IsHak (Ed.), Handbook of Wellness Medicine. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Bucciarelli, A. (2019). Utilizing tablets in art therapy for young people with chronic and
life-limiting illnesses. In R. Jacobson & M. Wood (Eds.), The international handbook of art therapy in palliative and bereavement care (pp.110-125). New York, NY: Routledge.

Bucciarelli, A. (2016). Art therapy: A transdisciplinary approach. Art therapy: Journal of the
American Art Therapy Association, 33(3), 151-155.

Bucciarelli, A. (2016). The arts therapies: Approaches, goals, and integration in arts in health
programmes. In S. Clift & P.M. Camic (Eds.), Oxford textbook of creative arts, health and wellbeing: International perspectives on policy, practice, and research (pp. 271-280). Oxford: Oxford Press.

Richard, A. (2013). A Recipe for Healing (A. Bucciarelli & G. Camp, contributors). Hand
Papermaking, 28(1), 26-27.

Bucciarelli, A. (2011). A normative study of the person picking an apple from a tree (PPAT)
assessment. Art therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 8(1), 31-36.

Bucciarelli, A. (2007). A Normative Study of the PPAT Assessment on a Sample of
College Students (Master’s thesis). Florida State University.

Presentations

Introducing the Children’s Section to the FEATS Rating Manual, Online, American Art Therapy Association (AATA) Conference, 2020

Mandalas for Clinician Self-Care: Using the sacred circle as a guide, Online, American Art Therapy Association (AATA) Conference, 2020

Using Artwork and Mandalas to Enhance Counseling, Orlando, FL, Florida Mental Health Counseling Association (FMHCA) Conference, 2020

Caring for the Campus Caregiver (Keynote), Gainesville, FL, Student Affairs NEXT Conference, 2019

Revising the FEATS Manual to Make a More Reliable Instrument, Miami, FL, American Art Therapy Association (AATA) Conference, 2018

Three PPAT Studies: Insights about outcomes and research methods, Miami, FL, American Art Therapy Association Conference, 2018

Creative Thinking Strategies in the Twenty-First Century, Gainesville, FL, Florida Convening Cultural Conference, 2017

Caring for the Clinician: Tools to Cultivate an Accessible Self-Care Practice, Baltimore, MD, American Art Therapy Association Conference, 2016

The Benefits of Clinician and Researcher Collaborations: Designing Creative Partnerships in Art Therapy, Baltimore, MD, American Art Therapy Association Conference, 2016

Artists and Arts Therapists in Medical Settings: Transforming care through unique roles and innovative collaborations, Jax, FL, Mayo Clinic Humanities in Medicine Symposium, 2015

Therapeutic Hand Papermaking with Vulnerable Populations, New York, NY, International Expressive Therapies Summit, 2015

Addressing Grief for Caregivers through Art Therapy, Gainesville, FL, Pediatric Palliative Care ELNEC Conference, 2015

Comparing Apples: The use of an art therapy assessment with adolescents with eating disorders, Gainesville, FL, UF College of Medicine Celebration of Research, 2015

Emotional Healing through Hand Papermaking, New York, NY, International Expressive Therapies Summit, 2014

Arts in Medicine and Art Therapy: Holding hands in healing, San Antonio, TX, American Art Therapy Association Conference, 2014

Hand Papermaking for Healing: Deconstructing pain, reconstructing hope, San Antonio, TX, American Art Therapy Association Conference, 2014

Do You Believe in Magic? The (Re) Enchantment of an Art Museum Program for At-Risk Teen Girls, Tallahassee, FL, Art & Design for Social Justice Symposium, 2014

Papermaking: A dynamic tool for creative arts therapists, New York, NY, International Expressive Therapies Summit, 2013

Comparing Apples: What we can learn from the PPAT Assessment, Gainesville, FL, American Academy of Adolescent & Child Psychiatry Annual Meeting, 2013

Art therapy Self-care for Physicians, Gainesville, FL, UF Pediatric Conference, 2013

Art Therapy in Arts in Medicine, Gainesville, FL, Arts in Medicine Summer Intensive Faculty, 2013

Art and Healing: Therapeutic Benefits of the Creative Arts and Papermaking, Gainesville, FL, Peace Paper Project, 2012

Seeing Circles: Mandalas in the Classroom Workshop, Gainesville, FL, Creative Expressions Learning Center, 2012

Expressive Therapies in Palliative Care, Gainesville, FL, Shands Pediatric Palliative Care Committee, 2012

Streetlight: Palliative care for adolescents, Gainesville, FL, Pediatric Grand Grounds, 2010

Communicating Through Mandalas: Exploring Traditional and Online Media with Fellow Therapists, Washington, DC, American Art Therapy Association Conference, 2011

Research Roundtable: Normative Study of the PPAT Assessment, Cleveland, OH, American Art Therapy Association Conference, 2008

The PPAT Assessment: A normative study on a sample of college students, Albuquerque, NM, American Art Therapy Association Conference, 2007

Doing time and drawing home: The emergence of house drawings in inmate artwork

Tallahassee, FL, Art & Design for Social Justice Symposium, 2006

Videos

UF Health. (Producer). (2013). UF Health Arts in Medicine vignette on art therapy. UF Health.
Bucciarelli, A. (Producer). (2015). What is arts in medicine? UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine & University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine.

Carytsas, F. & Bucciarelli, A. (2020). What is arts in health? . University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine.

Lombardi, R. (2020). Building a Following Around a Specialized Course: Mastering the Meaning of Mandalas. The Creative Psychotherapist.

Special Projects

  • Art & Acupuncture New Year’s Visioning Retreat, 2020
  • UF Health Arts in Medicine, Harn Asian Rock Garden, & Innovation Academy Project, 2016-2018
  • “Thankful for Love” Children’s Album of Songs (by hospitalized children) – Collaborator, 2017
  • LiveStrong Creative for Health- Guest artist (hand papermaking, mandalas, journaling), 2014-2016
  • UF Health Arts in Medicine Mobile Hand Papermaking Project, 2014-2016
  • “How the Heart Works” App, Collaboration with A. Mcleod and UF Digital Worlds, 2015
  • Connections – Art show curator, works created by participants in Studio E, 2016
  • Collaborations – Art show curator, works created in interdisciplinary patient collaborations, 2015
  • Inspirations – Art how curator, original paintings by patient with cancer, 2014
  • Just a Journey – Show curator: book launch, paintings, and songs published by cancer patient, 2014
  • UF Eating Disorder Center Hand Papermaking Mannequin Project, 2013
  • Peace Paper Project – Gainesville facilitator and host, therapeutic hand papermaking, 2012

Research Initiatives

  • Quest Inquiry Scholar – What is compassionate teaching?
    PI in collaboration with Nancy Dana, Ph.D
2020-current
  • FEATS Manual revisions including Children’s FEATS additio
    Co-investigator with Linda Gantt, Ph.D
2019-current
  • Large-scale replica normative study on the PPAT/FEATS
    PI with Heather Spooner, MA, ATR-BC, LMHC
    Genevieve Camp, MA, ATR-BC, LMHC
2016-current
  • A case study of an artist living with Tuberculosis
    Co-investigator with Eric Egelund, Pharm D., Ph.D, AAHIVE
2020-2022
  • Self-efficacy in students learning 3D printing
    PI with Jeff Citty, Ed.D
2017-2018
  •  Interdisciplinary Creative Confidence
    Co-investigator with Meg Portillo, Ph.D. and other faculty
2014-2018