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Expressive Arts Therapies Books

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PhotoTherapy Techniques: Exploring the Secrets of Personal Snapshots and Family Albums: Second Edition

PhotoTherapy Techniques: Exploring the Secrets of Personal Snapshots and Family Albums: Second Edition

by Judy Weiser

  • Paperback £21.99

PhotoTherapy techniques use personal snapshots and family photos to connect with feelings, thoughts, and memories during therapy and counselling sessions, in ways that words alone cannot... (more)

Supervision of Art Psychotherapy: A Theoretical and Practical Handbook

Supervision of Art Psychotherapy: A Theoretical and Practical Handbook

Edited by Joy Schaverien, Caroline Case

  • Paperback £26.99

Supervision in Art Psychotherapy will be an inspiration for advanced practitioners and students in training. It is the first book to formulate a unique theoretical base to current practice in art... (more)

Creative Arts and Play Therapy for Attachment Problems

Creative Arts and Play Therapy for Attachment Problems

Edited by Cathy A. Malchiodi, David A. Crenshaw

  • Hardback £26.99

This book vividly shows how creative arts and play therapy can help children recover from experiences of disrupted or insecure attachment. Leading practitioners explore the impact of early... (more)

Assessment in Art Therapy

Assessment in Art Therapy

Edited by Andrea Gilroy, Robin Tipple

  • Paperback £25.99

Assessment in Art Therapy gives a unique insight into the diverse contemporary practices that constitute assessment in art therapy, providing an overview of the different approaches employed in... (more)

Art Therapy and Clinical Neuroscience

Art Therapy and Clinical Neuroscience

Edited by Noah Hass-Cohen, Richard Carr

  • Paperback £27.99

An authoritative introductory account of the latest developments in neuroscience and its impact on art therapy theory and practice. Contributors explore the complex relationship between art and... (more)

Drawings in Assessment and Psychotherapy: Research and Application

Drawings in Assessment and Psychotherapy: Research and Application

Edited by Leonard Handler, Antoinette D. Thomas

  • Paperback £32.99

Drawing is a language, projected by children and adults, reflecting their joy and pain. It is used extensively by clinical psychologists, art therapists, social workers, and other mental health... (more)

Play Therapy: The Art of the Relationship: Third Edition

Play Therapy: The Art of the Relationship: Third Edition

by Garry L. Landreth

  • Hardback £34.99

Play Therapy: The Art of the Relationship is a text for graduate-level counseling students in play therapy courses. It provides comprehensive and detailed information for creating therapeutic... (more)

Short-Term Play Therapy for Children: Second Edition

Short-Term Play Therapy for Children: Second Edition

Edited by Heidi G. Kaduson, Charles E. Schaefer

  • Paperback £25.99

Presents a variety of play approaches that facilitate children's healing in a shorter time frame.... (more)

Art as an Early Intervention Tool for Children with Autism

Art as an Early Intervention Tool for Children with Autism

by Nicole Martin

  • Paperback £13.99

The early years are the most critical period of learning for a child with autism. Therapeutic art-making can be a useful tool to tap into their imaginations and help them to express their thoughts... (more)

Using Drawings in Assessment and Therapy: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals: Second Edition

Using Drawings in Assessment and Therapy: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals: Second Edition

by Gerald D. Oster, Patricia Gould

  • Paperback £30.99

This is an updated version of the first edition which condenses and synthesizes a variety of drawing directives that aid clinicians in the assessment process, as well as in therapy. The new edition... (more)

Using Voice and Movement in Therapy: The Practical Application of Voice Movement Therapy

Using Voice and Movement in Therapy: The Practical Application of Voice Movement Therapy

by Paul Newham

  • Paperback £28.99

This volume is a practical and imaginative guide to the way in which physical movement and the expressive use of the voice can facilitate therapy. Paul Newham examines how massage, manipulation and... (more)

Psychological Aesthetics: Painting, Feeling and Making Sense

Psychological Aesthetics: Painting, Feeling and Making Sense

by David Maclagan

  • Print £25.00

This text analyses the questions which are at the core of the nature of artistic appreciation. It re-evaluates traditional philosophical and psychoanalytic approaches to aesthetics, arguing that they... (more)

Interpreting projective drawings: A self psychological approach

Interpreting projective drawings: A self psychological approach

by Marvin Leibowitz

  • Print £40.00

Using drawings to discover emotions, attitudes and personality traits not verbally stated by a client is a valuable and widely used technique in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy. In this book, with... (more)

Profiles of Play: Assessing and Observing Structure and Process in Play

Profiles of Play: Assessing and Observing Structure and Process in Play

by Saralea Chazan

  • Print £19.99

Written by a leading child psychologist, this clearly written and practical book provides a template for interpreting change and meaning in children's lives through their play activity. It shows how... (more)

Creative Supervision Across Modalities

Creative Supervision Across Modalities

by Anna Chesner, Lia Zografou

  • Paperback £19.99

Creative methods can bring depth and new perspectives to the supervision process. This book proposes that a firm understanding of supervision theory is the vital foundation to utilising the power of... (more)

Assessment and Outcomes in the Arts Therapies: A Person-Centred Approach

Assessment and Outcomes in the Arts Therapies: A Person-Centred Approach

Edited by Caroline Miller

  • Paperback £22.99

There is increasing pressure on therapists to provide details of structured assessments and to report therapy outcomes to funders, employers and co-workers. This edited volume provides a series of... (more)

Environmental Arts Therapy and the Tree of Life

Environmental Arts Therapy and the Tree of Life

by Ian Siddons Heginworth

  • Paperback £14.95

This book guides us through the Celtic calendar to explore the relationship between the feeling experience of the human heart and the turning year. Practical, poetic, innovative and magical, it... (more)

Embodied Performances: Sexuality, Gender, Bodies

Embodied Performances: Sexuality, Gender, Bodies

by Beatrice Allegranti

  • Hardback £56.00

Drawing from the author's unique interdisciplinary experience, Embodied Performances responds to the feminist call for advances in conversations across disciplines. Through a pioneering integration... (more)

Communicative Musicality: Exploring the Basis of Human Companionship

Communicative Musicality: Exploring the Basis of Human Companionship

by Stephen Malloch, Colwyn Trevarthen

  • Paperback £36.99

Communicative Musicality explores the intrinsic musical nature of human interaction. The theory of communicative musicality was developed from groundbreaking studies showing how in mother/infant... (more)

Dramatherapy and Destructiveness: Creating the Evidence Base, Playing with Thanatos

Dramatherapy and Destructiveness: Creating the Evidence Base, Playing with Thanatos

Edited by Ditty Dokter, Pete Holloway

  • Paperback £27.99

Dramatherapy uses the healing aspects of drama and theatre as part of the therapeutic process and is increasingly required to supply evidence of its effectiveness. This book aims to provide an... (more)

Storytelling and Other Activities for Children in Therapy: Activities for Therapeutic Practice with Children

Storytelling and Other Activities for Children in Therapy: Activities for Therapeutic Practice with Children

by Johanna Slivinske, Lee R. Slivinske

  • Paperback £36.99

Storytelling can lead to successful therapeutic treatment with children confronting situations such as abuse or grief who may not be able to express their emotions directly. In this collection, the... (more)

Poetry and Story Therapy: The Healing Power of Creative Expression

Poetry and Story Therapy: The Healing Power of Creative Expression

by Geri G. Chavis

  • Paperback £19.99

Poetry and short stories can act as powerful springboards to growth, self-enhancement and healing. With the guidance of a skilled facilitator, participants can engage with their own creative... (more)

The Creation of Imaginary Worlds: The Role of Art, Magic and Dreams in Child Development

The Creation of Imaginary Worlds: The Role of Art, Magic and Dreams in Child Development

by Claire Golomb

  • Paperback £14.99

Alongside the world of everyday reality, the young child develops an imaginary world of child art, make-believe play, daydreams, imaginary friends, fairy tales and magic. This book charts the... (more)

Love, Desire and Teen Spirit: Reflections on the Dynamic Force of Adolescent Eros

Love, Desire and Teen Spirit: Reflections on the Dynamic Force of Adolescent Eros

by Joolz McLay

  • Paperback £13.50

In this book art psychotherapist Joolz McLay offers a courageous personal exploration of the contained forces of Eros that often underlie effective therapeutic relationship and healing. Its honesty... (more)

Inspiring Creative Supervision

Inspiring Creative Supervision

by Caroline Schuck, Jane Wood

  • Paperback £17.99

Supervision is most commonly practiced using conscious thought, questioning and verbal discussion. Yet creative supervision can be a stimulating and valuable alternative or adjunct to this, and is a... (more)

Healthy Attachments and Neuro-Dramatic-play

Healthy Attachments and Neuro-Dramatic-play

by Sue Jennings

  • Paperback £18.99

Neuro-Dramatic-Play and Healthy Attachments breaks new ground in the areas of attachment and child development. Based on sound experience and observation, Sue Jennings consolidates current theories... (more)

Creating Children's Art Games for Emotional Support

Creating Children's Art Games for Emotional Support

by Vicky Barber

  • Paperback £14.99

Game playing is a highly effective way of engaging children and has long been acknowledged as an important psychological intervention. Vicky Barber has compiled this book of games to help children to... (more)

Music and Psyche: Contemporary Psychoanalytic Explorations

Music and Psyche: Contemporary Psychoanalytic Explorations

by Paul W. Ashton

  • Paperback £22.50

The way that the diverse-seeming fields of music and psychoanalysis inter-penetrate is a growing area of interest and exploration. This book comprises a selection of essays and interviews that... (more)

Trauma, Tragedy, Therapy: The Arts and Human Suffering

Trauma, Tragedy, Therapy: The Arts and Human Suffering

by Stephen K. Levine

  • Paperback £19.99

"Trauma, Tragedy, Therapy: The Arts and Human Suffering" explores the nature of traumatic experience and the therapeutic role of the arts and arts therapies in responding to it. It suggests that by... (more)

Art Therapy Techniques and Applications

Art Therapy Techniques and Applications

by Susan I. Buchalter

  • Paperback £18.99

Contains an original composite of therapeutic goals and evocative ideas that can be used with a wide variety of clients. This book is filled with innovative suggestions and plans that are easily... (more)

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