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MARI® Publications

Books, Articles & Research

Bonny, H. & Kellogg, J. (1976). Mandalas as a measure of change in psychotherapy. American Journal of Art Therapy, 16, 123-130.


Brook, S., & Miraglia, D. (2015). Using the creative therapies to cope with grief and loss. (Chapter 4: MARI). Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas. 


Bruscia, K., Shultis, C., & Dennery, K. (2007). A comparison of cardiac and cancer inpatients on the MARI Card Test. Arts in Psychotherapy, 34, 388-397. 


Bush, C. (1988).  Dreams, Mandalas and music imagery: Therapeutic uses in a case study. arts in psychotherapy, Vol. 15, pp 219-225. Pergamon Press, 1988. 


Couch, J.B. (1997) Behind the veil: Mandala drawings by dementia patients. Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 14 (3), 187-193.


Cox, C.T., & Frame, P. (1993). Profile of the artist: MARI® card test research results. Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 10 (1), 23-29.


Cox, C.T. & Cohen, B.M. (2000). Mandala artwork by clients with DID: Observations based on two theoretical models. Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 17 (3). 


Cox, C.T. (2004). Joan Kellogg: In memory of Joan Kellogg. Journal of the American Art Therapy Associaion, 212 (2).


DiLeo, F., Graf, S., & Kellogg, J. (1977). The use of a mind revealing drug (D.P.T.), music, and mandalas in psychotherapy: A case presentation. Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Conference of the American Art Therapy Association (pp. 78-86). Virginia Beach, Virginia.


Douglass, J. (1995). The MARI Card Test: A reliability study of an adapted group version administered to sex offenders. Pacifica Graduate Institute, CA: Santa Barbara.


Fincher, S. (1991). Creating mandalas for insight, healing and self-expression. (Use of the Great Round with permission from Joan Kellogg). Boston, MA: Shambala. 


Fincher, S. (2009). The mandala workbook:  A creative guide for self-exploration, balance, and well-being. Boston, MA: Shambala.


Frame, P. (2002). The value of the rejected card choice in the MARI®card test. Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 19 (1), 215-218. 


Frame, P. (2006). Assessing a couple’s relationship and compatibility using the MARI® card test and mandala drawings. Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 23 (1), 23-29.


Frame, P. (2000). The Mandala: A personal tool for self and planetary healing. The International Journal for Spirituality and Health, 1 (4), 47-53.


Gruce, L. (2012). Effects of the MARI experience with creative block. College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY. 


Guerra Rojas, M. (2010) The MARI: Reaping The Essence of Creativity Within an Arts Learning organization. Abstract, Discussion of Findings and Recommendations. MA –Enterprise and Management for the Creative Arts. 


Hallberg, S. (2010). Interpretation of mandalas in GM-therapy; Two interpretation models investigated and compared in connection with a case-study. (Thesis in Danish.) Institute of Communication, Aalborg University, Denmark. 


Incardona, L. (2009). Squaring of the Circle in the Mandala: A universal principle from history to psychotherapy. (Thesis) Indiana, Saint Mary of the Woods.


Kellogg, J. (1977). The meaning of color and shape in mandalas. American Journal of Art Therapy 16, 123-126.


Kellogg, J., Mac Rae, M., Bonny, H., DiLeo, F., (1977). The use of the mandala in psychological evaluation and treatment. American Journal of Art Therapy, 16.


Kellogg, J. & DiLeo, F. (1982). Archetypal stages of the great round of mandala. The Journal of Religion and Psychical Research.


Kellogg, J. (1984). Mandala: Path of beauty. Raleigh, NC: MARI Creative Resources. (Original work published in 1978). 


Kellogg, J. (1992). Color theory from the perspective of the great round of the mandala. The Journal of Religion and Psychical Research. 15 (3), 139-146.


Krippner, S. & Rhinehart, L. (1997). Scores of psychic claimants on the MARI. Subtle Energies & Energy Medicine, 8 (2), 153-173. 


Lee, B., & Olson, N. (2015). Making sense: beauty, creativity and healing. New York, NY: Peter Lang Publishing. 


Leidy, D. P. and Thurman, R.A.F. (eds) (1997) Mandala: The architecture of enlightenment. Boston: Shambhala Publications. 


 Lex, L. (2008) ATR –BC, Taking the MARI Further, Teacher Training Research Project. 


Machiodi, C. A., (Ed) (2003). Handbook of art therapy, (Art-Based Assessments: MARI, pp.429-434). New York, NY: Guilford Press.


McLean, A. (1989). The alchemical mandala: A survey of the mandala in the western esoteric traditions. Grand Rapids, MI: Phanes Press.
 

Potash, J. S.  (2014). Archetypal aesthetics: Viewing art through states of consciousness. International Journal of Jungian Studies, doi: 10.1080/19409052.2014.924984 


Slegelis, M. H. (1987). A study of Jung’s mandala and its relationship to art psychotherapy. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 14 (4), 301-311. 


Thayer. J. A. (1994). An interview with Joan Kellogg. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 11 (3), 200-205.


Takei, M. (2015). A visual picture of the human psyche. Counseling Today, April issue, 41-47.


Takei, S. (2013). MARI mandala assessment and research instrument. Raleigh, NC: MARI Creative Resources.


Tucci, G. (1961). Theory and practice of the mandala. London: Rider.


 Thames and Hudson. (n.d.) Mandala: Sacred Symbols. London: Thames and Hudson.


mandala related resources

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Arguelles, J. & Arguelles, M. (1995). Mandala. Boston: Shambhala Publications.


Brauen, M. (1997). The Mandala: Sacred circle in Tibetan buddhism. (M. Willson, Trans.). Boston: Shambhala Publications. (Original work published 1992)


Bryant, B. (1993) The Wheel of Time Sand Mandala. New York: Harper Collins Publishers.


Bush, C. A. (1988). Dreams, mandalas, and music imagery: Therapeutic uses in a case study. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 15, 219-225.


Cleary, T. (1989). I Ching Mandalas. Boston: Shambhala Publications.


Copony, H. (1989). Mystery of mandalas. Wheaton, IL: The Theosophical Publishing House.


Cornell, J. (1994). Mandala: Luminous symbols for healing. Wheaton, IL: Quest Books.
 

Cox, C. T., & Frame, P. (1993). Profile of the artist: MARI Card Test research results. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 10(1), 23-29.


Couch, J. B. (1997). Behind the veil: Mandala drawings by dementia patients. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 14(3): 187-193.


Curry, N. A. and Kasser, T. (2005). “Can Coloring Mandalas Reduce Anxiety?” Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 22(2) pp. 81 – 85.


DiLeo, F., Graf, S., & Kellogg, J. (1977). The use of a mind revealing drug (D.P.T.), music, and mandalas in psychotherapy: A case presentation. Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Conference of the American Art Therapy Association (pp. 78-86). Virginia Beach, Virginia.


Edinger, E. F. (1987). Ego and Archetype. New York: Viking Penguin.


Fincher, S. F. (2010, 1991). Creating Mandalas: For Insight, Healing, and Self-Expression, Rev. Ed. Boston: Shambhala Publications.


Fincher, S. F. (2009). Mandala Workbook: A Creative Guide for Self-Exploration, Balance, and Well-Being. Boston: Shambhala Publications.


Fincher, S. F. “Mandalas and the Gestalt of Self.” The International Gestalt Journal. Fall, 2007. Edited by Edward W. L. Smith.
 

Fincher, S. F. (2013). Coloring Mandalas 4: For Confidence, Energy, and Purpose . Boston: Shambhala Publications.
 

Fincher, S. F. (2006). Coloring Mandalas 3: Circles of the Sacred Feminine. Boston: Shambhala Publications.
 

Fincher, S. F. (2004). Coloring Mandalas 2: For Balance, Harmony & Spiritual Wellbeing. Boston: Shambhala Publications.
 

Fincher, S. F. (2000). Coloring Mandalas 1: For Insight, Healing, and Self-Expression. Boston: Shambhala Publications.
 

Fincher, S. F. (1995). Menopause: The Inner Journey. Boston: Shambhala Publications.
 

Fox, M. (Ed.). (1985). Illuminations of Hildegard of Bingen. Santa Fe: Bear and Company.
 

Govinda, L. A. (1976). Psycho-cosmic symbolism of the Buddhist stupa. Berkeley, CA: Dharma Publishing.
 

Hall, M.P. (1988). Meditation Symbols in Eastern and Western Mysticism: Mysteries of the Mandala. Los Angeles: Philosophical Research Society, Inc.


Huyler, S. (1994). Painted prayers: Women’s art in village India. New York: Rizzoli.
 

Jung, C. G. (1964). Man and his symbols. Garden City, NY: Doubleday.


Jung, C. G. (1972). Mandala symbolism. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.


Jung, C. G. (1989). Memories, dreams, reflections. New York: Random House.


Kellogg, J. (1977). The meaning of color and shape in mandalas. American Journal of Art Therapy 16, 123-126.


Kellogg, J. (1992). Color theory from the perspective of the Great Round of Mandala. The Journal of Religion and Psychical Research, 15(3), 123-126.


Kellogg, J. (1978, 1984, 1997). Mandala: Path of beauty. Towson, Md, Lightfoot, VA, and Williamsburg, VA: Author.


Kellogg, J., & DiLeo, F. (1982). Archetypal stages of the Great Round of Mandala. Journal of Religion and Psychical Research, 5, 38-49.


Kellogg, R. (1970). Analyzing children’s art. Palo Alto, CA: National Press Books.


Khanna, Madhu. (1979). Yantra: The Tantric Symbol of Cosmic Unity. London: Thames & Hudson Ltd. U.S. paperback published by Inner Traditions 2003.


Leidy, D. P. and Thurman, R.A.F. (eds) (1997) Mandala: The architecture of enlightenment. Boston: Shambhala Publications.


McLean, A. (1989). The alchemical mandala: A survey of the mandala in the western esoteric traditions. Grand Rapids, MI: Phanes Press.


Merrill, N.C. (1999) Meditations and Mandalas: Simple songs for the spiritual life. New York: Continuum Publishing Company.


Slegelis, M. H. (1987). A study of Jung’s mandala and its relationship to art psychotherapy. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 14, 301-311.


Tucci, G. (1961). Theory and practice of the mandala. London: Rider.


Thames and Hudson. (n.d.) Mandala: Sacred Symbols. London: Thames and Hudson.