"Carla has enacted fully, in all its complexity, a woman's way of knowing and by doing so has given us all permission to do the same.This is a radical act, that, as she points out, destabilizes well, pretty much everything we've come to believe in the institutional and professional realm." - Pat B. Allen, Ph.D., ATR. Author of Art is a way of knowing; Art is a spiritual path and Cronation. "The thesis is an excellent and inspired work that has many threads of significance, all of which can be seminal sources for the growth and development of the arts and therapy.The excellence of the art made and shown, and the clarity of the thesis vision, give me great confidence in terms of its ongoing impact on the world and Carla van Laar's ability to transform art therapy." - Shaun McNiff, Ph.D., ATR. Author of Art Heals; Art as Medicine; Integrating the Arts in Therapy; Art-Based Research; Art as Research and other books.