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

Gaines, A. M., Butler, J. D., Holmwood, C. (in press) Between drama education and drama therapy: International approaches to successful navigation. Performance.
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). Boston, MA: Sense Publishers.

Butler, J. D.  (2014) Navigating the Intersection of Education and Therapy in the Drama Therapy Classroom.  Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation.  Concordia University. 

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

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 Publisher.

Butler, J. D.  (2003) Shakespeare as Muse:  Using Shakespearean roles to influence Role Theory in creating a therapeutic performance with the homeless/mentally-ill.  Unpublished Master’s Thesis.  New York University.