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Clinical applications of music therapy in psychiatry:

Clinical applications of music therapy in psychiatry:

by Tony Wigram, Jos De Backer

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This text contains theory and practice on using music with psychiatric patients. Contributors discuss work with a diverse range of clients, including those suffering from Alzheimers, anorexia... (more)

Process in the arts therapies

Process in the arts therapies

by Ann Cattanach

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The multiplicity of levels at which art therapy operates is the theme of this work. It examines: what happens during a therapy session; the client's response; what is experienced through the medium... (more)

Contemporary art therapy with adolescents:

Contemporary art therapy with adolescents:

by Shirley Riley

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This text explores the possibilities of using art therapeutically with adolescents. It reviews theories on the subject and emphasizes the importance of relying on the patients' own words, their... (more)

Special talents, special needs: Drama for people with learning disabilities

Special talents, special needs: Drama for people with learning disabilities

by Ian McCurrach, Barbara Darnley

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A handbook for teachers and facilitators working with people with learning disabilities who are interested in creative expression through drama, this text provides a step-by-step guide to running a... (more)

Dramatherapy for People with Learning Disabilities: A World of Difference

Dramatherapy for People with Learning Disabilities: A World of Difference

by Anna Chesner

  • Paperback £22.99

Explores the value of action-based therapy methods with people with learning difficulties, both in terms of theory - why is dramatherapy of such use to these clients? - and practice - what particular... (more)

Medical art therapy with children:

Medical art therapy with children:

Edited by Cathy Malchiodi

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A practical resource for clinicians using art therapy with children, designed to help them understand the use of art expressions in treatment. Contributions also discuss how to choose the right... (more)

Introduction to developmental playtherapy: playing and health

Introduction to developmental playtherapy: playing and health

by Sue Jennings

  • Paperback £19.99

A stimulating book which will provide inspiration for those new to the discipline of play therapy, and at the same time will provide a fresh and exciting approach for established practitioners. 191... (more)

Development and diversity: New applications in art therapy

Development and diversity: New applications in art therapy

Edited by Doug Sandle

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Collates examples of the widening applications of art therapy. The contributors cover topics such as: family trauma, work with children with learning difficulties and with autism, with criminal... (more)

The Therapeutic Potential of Creative Writing: Writing Myself

The Therapeutic Potential of Creative Writing: Writing Myself

by Gillie Bolton

  • Paperback £17.99

Suitable for both health-care professionals who wish to implement therapeutic writing with their patients, and those wishing to start writing creatively in order to help themselves, this text... (more)

Authentic movement: Essays by Mary Starks Whitehouse, Janet Adler and Joan Chodorow

Authentic movement: Essays by Mary Starks Whitehouse, Janet Adler and Joan Chodorow

Edited by Patrizia Pallaro

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'Authentic Movement' approaches dance and movement therapy from a Jungian perspective. The basic concepts of Authentic Movement are expressed in this volume, through interviews and conversations with... (more)

Trust and power: Taking care of ourselves through drama

Trust and power: Taking care of ourselves through drama

by Penny Casdagli

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This text stems from a Drama Workshop Project based on self-esteem and child protection issues, and seeks to show the value of using drama as a vehicle for learning. It is intended for teachers,... (more)

Where Analysis Meets the Arts: The Integration of the Arts Therapies with Psychoanalytic Theory

Where Analysis Meets the Arts: The Integration of the Arts Therapies with Psychoanalytic Theory

Edited by Yvonne Searle, Isabelle Streng

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  • Paperback + eBook £33.54 (RRP : £61.18 You save £27.64)

This book aims to provide the reader with a theoretical framework that considers how psychoanalysis can enrich the clinical application of the arts therapies. Five specialist arts therapies used in... (more)

The self on the page: Theory and practice of creative writing in personal development

The self on the page: Theory and practice of creative writing in personal development

Edited by Celia Hunt, Fiona Sampson

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The field of the therapeutic use of creative writing is here explored on two levels. In part one, representative practitioners provide an overview of current work in the field. Part two explores the... (more)

Focus on Psychodrama: The Therapeutic Aspects of Psychodrama

Focus on Psychodrama: The Therapeutic Aspects of Psychodrama

by Peter F. Kellerman, Jonathan D. Moreno

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An overview of the theory and practice of psychodrama, with a systematic analysis of its essential therapeutic ingredients. The core issues involved are described. Emotional, imaginary,... (more)

Arts therapists, refugees and migrants: Reaching across borders

Arts therapists, refugees and migrants: Reaching across borders

Edited by Ditty Dokter

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Drawing together contributions from around the world, this text considers the questions of identity and background, and how they can inform and alter the practice of arts therapy. Part One looks at... (more)

The play's the thing: Exploring text in drama and therapy

The play's the thing: Exploring text in drama and therapy

by Marina Jenkyns

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A text which integrates therapeutic practice with literature. Influenced by Winnicott and Klein, the author lays bear the dynamics of relationships and plots, showing their use in helping us to... (more)

Children's Stories in Play Therapy

Children's Stories in Play Therapy

by Ann Cattanach

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This study explores the potential of using stories to communicate with children in therapy. The author seeks to show how - through encouraging the stories and participating in them - we can nurture... (more)

Drawing on difference: Art therapy with people who have learning difficulties

Drawing on difference: Art therapy with people who have learning difficulties

Edited by Mair Rees

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This text reveals how art therapy can support and validate the emotional and mental health needs of people with learning difficulties. Case studies present work with adults and children with... (more)

The handbook of Psychodrama

The handbook of Psychodrama

Edited by Marcia Karp, Paul (Ed) Holmes

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This handbook provides an introduction to the theory and practice of psychodrama for professional and trainee psychodramatists. Following an introduction to the history and philosophy of psychodrama,... (more)

Art-Based Research

Art-Based Research

by Shaun McNiff

  • Paperback £18.99

The standard approach in the research of creative arts therapies has been to adopt a scientific method of investigation. However, here Shaun McNiff argues that such a method should not be the only... (more)

Therapeutic voicework: Principles and practice for the use of singing as therapy

Therapeutic voicework: Principles and practice for the use of singing as therapy

by Paul Newham

  • Paperback £39.99

Based on Paul Newham's experience as a voice therapist, and on his work running a professional training course in the psychotherapeutic use of singing, this text explores both the theory and practice... (more)

Reflections on therapeutic storymaking: Like a piece of uncast wood

Reflections on therapeutic storymaking: Like a piece of uncast wood

by Alida Gersie

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This text examines the practice of therapeutic storymaking. In particular, it considers the ideas behind the method. Theoretical reflections are interspersed with storytelling. Topics dealt with... (more)

Discovering the Self Through Drama and Movement: The Sesame Approach

Discovering the Self Through Drama and Movement: The Sesame Approach

by Jenny Pearson

  • Paperback £22.99

This is the first detailed account of the theory and practice of the Sesame method, which was created by Marian Lindkvist 30 years ago, as it has evolved and been handed down experientially. It is... (more)

Arts approaches to conflict

Arts approaches to conflict

by Marian Liebmann

  • Paperback £27.99

Examines the contribution that can be made by arts approaches, both to our understanding of conflict and to its constructive resolution. The introduction summarizes the variety of contributions from... (more)

Art Therapy: The Person-Centred Way: Second Edition

Art Therapy: The Person-Centred Way: Second Edition

by Liesl Silverstone

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This text demonstrates that by bringing the person-centred facilitative approach to art therapy, healing and integration can occur for all clients. Following a class of students through a year-long... (more)

Therapeutic Presence: Bridging Expression and Form

Therapeutic Presence: Bridging Expression and Form

by Arthur Robbins

  • Paperback £19.99

In this text, Arthur Robbins explores the interaction between patient and therapist, examining the concept of therapeutic presence, and the therapist's ability to maintain it. 275 pages.... (more)

Psychodrama: Group psychotherapy as experimental theatre

Psychodrama: Group psychotherapy as experimental theatre

by Eva Roine

  • Paperback £25.00

As well as examining the specific field of psychodrama, this text relates the topic to the history and practice of the theatre, providing new angles and insights. It includes discussion of the theory... (more)

Music therapy in context: Music, meaning and relationship

Music therapy in context: Music, meaning and relationship

by Mercedes Pavlicevic

  • Paperback £17.99

Addressing current debates in music therapy on the question of 'meaning', this text asks such questions as: Are words necessary in creative music therapy? How is clinical improvization distinct from... (more)

On Art and Therapy: An Exploration

On Art and Therapy: An Exploration

by Martina Thomson

  • Paperback £13.99

akes an eloquent plea for therapists to return to a trust in the therapeutic value of the creative process itself. Elegantly written, this is a book for anyone concerned with the therapeutic process.... (more)

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