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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)

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)

Exploring the Self Through Photography: Activities for Use in Group Work

Exploring the Self Through Photography: Activities for Use in Group Work

by Claire Craig

  • Paperback £18.99

Photography is an activity that can be enjoyed by all ages whether as a valued leisure pursuit, a creative hobby or as an occasional holiday pastime. On a deeper level, however, photography shows us... (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 £25.99

"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)

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)

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)

Music and Psyche: Contemporary Psychoanalytic Explorations

Music and Psyche: Contemporary Psychoanalytic Explorations

by Paul 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)

Creative supervision: The use of expressive arts methods in supervision and self-supervision

Creative supervision: The use of expressive arts methods in supervision and self-supervision

by Mooli Lahad

  • Paperback £17.99

In this text, Mooli Lahad argues that the most effective method of supervision uses both right and left hemispheres of the brain, the intuitive and logical. He introduces techniques which can be... (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 £23.99

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

Communicative Musicality: Exploring the Basis of Human Companionship

Communicative Musicality: Exploring the Basis of Human Companionship

by Stephen Malloch, Colwyn Trevarthen

  • Paperback £34.99

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)

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)

Sandplay: Silent Workshop of the Psyche

Sandplay: Silent Workshop of the Psyche

by Kay Bradway, Barbara McCoard

  • Paperback £29.99

This text provides an introduction to sandplay as well as material for those already using this form of therapy. Based on the authors' clinical work, it includes in-depth sandplay case history... (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)

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)

The Embodied Self: Movement and Psychoanalysis

The Embodied Self: Movement and Psychoanalysis

by Katya Bloom

  • Paperback £26.44 (RRP : £29.99 You save £3.55)
  • eBook £20.99 (RRP : £29.99 You save £9.00)
  • Paperback + eBook £28.44 (RRP : £50.98 You save £22.54)

By integrating principles from her background as a movement psychotherapist and movement analyst with key concepts from contemporary psychoanalysis, the author offers a new perspective on exploring... (more)

Understanding Children's Sandplay

Understanding Children's Sandplay

by Margaret Lowenfeld

  • Print £17.99

Dr Margaret Lowenfeld was a pioneer of non-verbal communication, particularly with disturbed children. By using symbols meaningful to them she evolved techniques through which they could express... (more)

Art Therapy with Children on the Autistic Spectrum: Beyond Words

Art Therapy with Children on the Autistic Spectrum: Beyond Words

by Kathy Evans

  • Paperback £18.99

Recent research has shown that art therapy can be particularly effective for children with autism and communication disorders. The authors present a range of case studies of art therapy with... (more)

On Becoming a Jungian Sandplay Therapist: The Healing Spirit of Sandplay in Nature and in Therapy

On Becoming a Jungian Sandplay Therapist: The Healing Spirit of Sandplay in Nature and in Therapy

by Lenore F. Steinhardt

  • Paperback £24.99

On Becoming a Jungian Sandplay Therapist discusses the deep inner process of becoming a sandplay therapist and addresses important creative aspects of understanding and practising sandplay. It... (more)

Art therapy in palliative care: The creative response

Art therapy in palliative care: The creative response

Edited by Mandy Pratt, Michele J.M. Wood

  • Print £22.95

This text provides an introduction to the practice and results of art therapy in palliative care. It features case studies from hospices, the London Lighthouse, AIDS patients in prisons, and... (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)

Psychodrama and Systemic Therapy

Psychodrama and Systemic Therapy

by Chris Farmer

  • Paperback £23.89 (RRP : £26.99 You save £3.10)
  • eBook £18.89 (RRP : £26.99 You save £8.10)
  • Paperback + eBook £25.89 (RRP : £45.88 You save £19.99)

It is now increasingly recognized that psychodrama provides a valid and useful tool in many different contexts; equally, practitioners in a wide variety of fields are acknowledging the benefits that... (more)

Art therapy with young survivors of sexual abuse: Lost for words

Art therapy with young survivors of sexual abuse: Lost for words

by Jenny Murphy

  • Print £25.99

This text contains a range of illustrative case material from both individual and group therapy. The book addresses important issues faced by professionals, including: male therapist... (more)

Phototherapy and Therapeutic Photography in a Digital Age

Phototherapy and Therapeutic Photography in a Digital Age

Edited by Del Loewenthal

  • Paperback £24.99

The digital age has brought about a world-wide evolution of phototherapy and therapeutic photography. This book provides both a foundation in phototherapy and therapeutic photography and describes... (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)

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)

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