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Dying, Bereavement and the Healing Arts

Dying, Bereavement and the Healing Arts

Edited by Gillie Bolton

This book describes a range of successful programmes pioneered by artists, writers, nurses, musicians, therapists, social workers, and chaplains in palliative care settings. These range from simple painting and writing activities to organized communal activities like writing and performing a play. more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-516-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 216pp
Relating to Clients

Relating to Clients

The Therapeutic Relationship for Complementary Therapists

Su Fox

The book provides information and exercises to help practitioners improve their style of interacting with clients by setting clear boundaries, having a defined contract with them, communicating effectively and being a good listener, among other things. Suitable for complementary therapy practitioners and students in the field. more »

2007, Paperback: £13.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-615-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp
Microanalysis in Music Therapy

Microanalysis in Music Therapy

Methods, Techniques and Applications for Clinicians, Researchers, Educators and Students

Edited by Thomas Wosch and Tony Wigram

The contributors to this groundbreaking book look at methods of micro process analyses used in a variety of music therapy contexts, both clinical and research-based. They outline their methods and also give examples of the practical application of microanalysis from their clinical experience. more »

2007, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-469-8, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 328pp
"If You Turned into a Monster"

"If You Turned into a Monster"

Transformation through Play: A Body-Centred Approach to Play Therapy

Dennis McCarthy

Using case studies from his clinical experience and with numerous children's monster drawings, McCarthy lets the meaningful self-expression of the child take centre stage. He demonstrates that being allowed to play, move and draw impulsively and creatively in the supportive presence of the therapist is just the beginning of the therapeutic process. more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-529-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp
Empowering Children through Art and Expression

Empowering Children through Art and Expression

Culturally Sensitive Ways of Healing Trauma and Grief

Bruce St Thomas and Paul Johnson

This book combines personal and professional perspectives, using case examples as well as the authors' own childhood experiences, to demonstrate practical strategies for use with children, from drama and storytelling to sculpting with clay. It also equips the reader with knowledge of the theory behind these intervention techniques. more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-789-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp
Sociodrama and Collective Trauma

Sociodrama and Collective Trauma

Peter Felix Kellermann

This book examines the psychological and social damage of trauma to society as a whole. Kellermann argues that collective trauma has been insufficiently considered; his timely book suggests practical ways of facilitating the rehabilitation of survivors of collective trauma through, for example, sociodrama and related group work. more »

2007, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-446-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp
Healing the Inner City Child

Healing the Inner City Child

Creative Arts Therapies with At-Risk Youth

Edited by Vanessa A. Camilleri

The contributors draw on their professional experience in school and community settings to describe a wide variety of suitable therapeutic interventions that enable children to deal with experiences of trauma, loss, abuse, and other risk factors that may affect their ability to reach their full academic and personal potentials. more »

2007, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-824-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp
Authentic Movement: Moving the Body, Moving the Self, Being Moved

Authentic Movement: Moving the Body, Moving the Self, Being Moved

A Collection of Essays - Volume Two

Edited by Patrizia Pallaro

This second volume on Authentic Movement - a new discipline aiding the creative process in the expressive arts - is an engaging and dynamic collection of scholarly essays, personal stories, practical suggestions and resources. It reflects cutting edge work on creative expression, meditative discipline and psychotherapeutic endeavour. more »

2007, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-768-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 512pp
Playing the Other

Playing the Other

Dramatizing Personal Narratives in Playback Theatre

Nick Rowe

This book is an exploration and critique of 'playback theatre', a form of improvised theatre in which a company of performers spontaneously enact autobiographical stories told to them by members of the audience. With more than ten years' experience with Playback Theatre York, the author introduces the reader to the basics of playback theatre. more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-421-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp
Receptive Methods in Music Therapy

Receptive Methods in Music Therapy

Techniques and Clinical Applications for Music Therapy Clinicians, Educators and Students

Denise Grocke and Tony Wigram

This practical book describes the specific use of receptive (listening) methods and techniques in music therapy clinical practice and research, including relaxation with music for children and adults, the use of visualisation and imagery, music and collage, song-lyric discussion, vibroacoustic applications, music and movement techniques. more »

2006, Paperback: £21.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-413-1, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 288pp
Art Therapy and Social Action

Art Therapy and Social Action

Treating the World's Wounds

Edited by Frances Kaplan

Art Therapy and Social Action is an exciting exploration of how professionals can incorporate the techniques and approaches of art therapy to address social problems. Leading art therapists and other professionals show how creative methods can be used effectively to resolve conflicts, manage aggression, heal trauma and build communities. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-798-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp
Writing Works

Writing Works

A Resource Handbook for Therapeutic Writing Workshops and Activities

Edited by Gillie Bolton, Victoria Field and Kate Thompson

Writing Works is a guide for writers or therapists working with groups or individuals and is full of practical advice on everything from the equipment needed to run a session to ideas for themes, all backed up by the theory that underpins the methods explained. Practitioners contribute detailed accounts of organizing writing workshops for clients. more »

2006, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-468-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
Interactive Music Therapy in Child and Family Psychiatry

Interactive Music Therapy in Child and Family Psychiatry

Clinical Practice, Research and Teaching

Amelia Oldfield

This book outlines the rationale for using music therapy in child and family psychiatry. The author reflects on research methodology and describes characteristics of her own approach to therapy, including how to start and end the session, how to motivate children and establish a positive musical dialogue with them, and how to include parents. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-444-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Drawing from Within

Drawing from Within

Using Art to Treat Eating Disorders

Lisa D. Hinz

Drawing from Within is an introductory guide for those wanting to explore the use of art with clients with eating disorders. Art therapy is a particularly effective therapeutic intervention for this group, as it allows them to express uncomfortable thoughts and feelings through artistic media rather than having to explain them verbally. more »

2006, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-822-1, royal, 192pp
The Handbook of Gestalt Play Therapy

The Handbook of Gestalt Play Therapy

Practical Guidelines for Child Therapists

Rinda Blom

The Handbook of Gestalt Play Therapy provides the reader with an explanation of gestalt theory, a practical explanation of the gestalt play therapy model and also a wide range of play techniques that can be applied during each phase of the therapy process. It features case studies throughout which illustrate how the techniques work in practice. more »

2006, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-459-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 248pp

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