Erin’s teaching and lecturing experience includes teaching at Notre Dame de Namur and Dominican University of California in the art therapy departments, guest lectures in art and counseling programs, mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, workshop facilitation at national and international conferences, and interviews with media about art therapy. Her clinical experience includes work in community, pediatric, forensic, and geriatric settings and she is published in the areas of art therapy, elder care, gender, research methods, professional development, and technology. She currently works as the Experiential Researcher-in-Residence for Elder Care Alliance. Her research interests incorporate the lived experience and focus on participatory, ethnographic, and art-based approaches. Her first book, Art therapy with older adults: Connected and empowered was published February 2019. Her second book, Getting On in the Creative Arts Therapies published in 2021, focuses on career trajectories in all the creative arts therapies disciplines. It includes practices designed to stimulate creative thinking about professional development. Erin creates mixed-media art, keeps art journals, and is active in the Graphic Medicine international community.
Partridge, E. E. (2021). Bracketing the Researcher: Art Journal as Research Document. In V. Huet & L. Kapitan (Eds.), International Advances in Art Therapy Research and Practice: The Emerging Picture (pp. 88–94). Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Partridge, E. (2021). Getting on in the Creative Arts Therapies: A Hands-On Guide to Personal and Professional Development. Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
Partridge, E. E. (2020). The pre-research sketchbook: A tool to guide future inquiry. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association. https://doi.org/10.1080/07421656.2020.1729677
Partridge, E., & Jordan, R. (2020). Creative practices in the workplace. Senior Housing & Care Journal, 28(1).
Ostrowski, A., DiPaola, D., Partridge, E., Park, H. W., & Breazeal, C. (2019). Older Adults Living With Social Robots: Promoting Social Connectedness in Long-Term Communities. IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, PP, 1–1. https://doi.org/10.1109/MRA.2019.2905234
Partridge, E. E. (2019). Dismantling the gender binary in elder care: Creativity instead of craft. In S. Hogan (Ed.), Gender and difference in the arts therapies: Inscribed on the body (pp. 196–206). New York, NY: Routledge.
Partridge, E. (2019). Art therapy with older adults: Connected and empowered. Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
Hewlett Packard. (2016). Dr. Erin Partridge: Sprout by HP Offers New Possibilities. (Case Study No. 4AA6-8503ENW). Retrieved from http://h20195.www2.hp.com/v2/GetDocument.aspx?docname=4AA6-8503ENW
Partridge, E. (2016). Access to art and materials: Considerations for art therapists. Canadian Art Therapy Association Journal, 29(2), 100-104. DOI: 10.1080/08322473.2016.1252996
Partridge, E. (2011a). Mix It Up! Paint, Collage, & Found Objects [DVD]. Interweave.
Partridge, E. (2011b, January). Inked Stitches: Mixing Needle Felting And Drawing. Cloth Paper Scissors.