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Assessment in Art Therapy

Assessment in Art Therapy

Edited by Andrea Gilroy, Robin Tipple

  • Paperback £27.99

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)

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
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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)

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)

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)

Understanding Children's Sandplay

Understanding Children's Sandplay

by Margaret Lowenfeld

  • Print £17.95

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)

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)

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)

Sandplay in Three Voices: Images, Relationships, The Numinous

Sandplay in Three Voices: Images, Relationships, The Numinous

Edited by Kay Bradway, Maria E. Chiaia

  • Print £40.00

Illustrated by original clinical examples this unique approach provides an engaging introduction and grounding in sandplay, and addresses the main concerns of all practising and training sandplay... (more)

Art Therapy and Political Violence: With Art, Without Illusion

Art Therapy and Political Violence: With Art, Without Illusion

by Debra Kalmanowitz, Bobby Lloyd

  • Paperback £26.99

With accounts from Northern Ireland, Kosovo, Israel and South Africa, this book vividly illustrates the therapeutic power of art making and art therapy in helping individuals, families and... (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)

Art Psychotherapy Groups: Between Pictures and Words

Art Psychotherapy Groups: Between Pictures and Words

Edited by Sally Skaife, Val Huet

  • Paperback £29.99

Many art therapists are now also trained in group analytic psychotherapy. This text explores the theories and models arising from the merging of these two disciplines. Case studies illustrate the... (more)

Art, Psychotherapy and Psychosis

Art, Psychotherapy and Psychosis

by Katherine Killick, Joy Schaverien

  • Paperback £29.99

Examining the role of art therapy in the treatment of psychosis, this volume uses clinical material and many examples of clients' work. Experienced practitioners describe working with patients in a... (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)

Arts Therapies and Progressive Illness: Nameless Dread

Arts Therapies and Progressive Illness: Nameless Dread

Edited by Diane Waller

  • Paperback £26.99

Covering treatments such as art therapy, dance movement therapy and music therapy,this is a guide to the use of such therapies in the treatment of patients with diseases such as Parkinson's... (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)

End of Life Care: A Guide for Therapists, Artists and Arts Therapists

End of Life Care: A Guide for Therapists, Artists and Arts Therapists

by Nigel Hartley

  • Paperback £25.00

The many unfounded myths and fears that surround working with people at the end of their lives are dispelled in this thoughtful book, and the authors provide both practical and emotional support for... (more)

Art Therapy and Learning Disabilities: Don't Guess My Happiness

Art Therapy and Learning Disabilities: Don't Guess My Happiness

Edited by Stephanie Bull, Kevin O'Farrell

  • Paperback £21.99

In this book Stephanie Bull and Kevin O'Farrell bring together practising clinicians who provide an insight into using contemporary art therapy with people with learning disabilities. The authentic... (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)

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)

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)

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