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Gaines, A. M. & Butler, J. D. (2016). North American Drama Therapy. In C. Holmwood & S. Jennings (Eds.) Routledge   International Handbook of Drama Therapy. London, UK: Routledge.

Butler,   J. D. (2015). Playing with reflection in drama therapy education. In E.   Vettraino & W. Linds (Eds.), Playing in a House of Mirrors: Applied   Theatre as Reflective Practice (pp. 109–122). Rotterdam, NL: Sense   Publishers.

Landy, R. J., & Butler, J. D. (2012).   Assessment through role theory. In   D. R. Johnson, S. Pendzik & S. Snow (Eds.), Assessment in drama   therapy (pp. 148-176). Springfield, Ill.: Charles C. Thomas



Butler,   J. D. (2017). Re-examining Landy’s four-part model of drama therapy   education. Drama Therapy Review, 3(1), 75–87.


Butler,   J. D. (2017). The complex intersection of education and therapy in the drama   therapy classroom. The Arts in   Psychotherapy, 53(2017), 28–35.

Butler,   J. D. (2015). Commentary on “Developmental Transformations and Playing with   the Unplayable.” A Chest of Broken Toys,   1(1), 32–34.

Butler,   J. D. (2015). Response to Fiaschini (2014). Dramatherapy, 37(1),   44-46. doi:10.1080/02630672.2015.1078150

Gaines,   A. M., Butler, J. D., & Holmwood, C. (2015). Between drama education and   drama therapy:  International approaches to successful navigation. p-e-r-f-o-r-m-a-n-c-e ,   2 (1).

Butler, J. D. (2012). Playing with madness: Developmental Transformations and the   treatment of schizophrenia. The   Arts in Psychotherapy, 39(2),   87-94.