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Studio Art Therapy

Studio Art Therapy

Cultivating the Artist Identity in the Art Therapist

Catherine Hyland Moon

This book presents a model of art therapy where the processes of art constitute the core of the model. It addresses how an arts-based approach can inform the therapist in all aspects of practice, from the conception of the work and the attempt to understand client needs to interacting with clients and communicating with others about art therapy. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-814-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 366pp
Bibliotherapy for Bereaved Children

Bibliotherapy for Bereaved Children

Healing Reading

Eileen H. Jones

Written to help bereaved children, this book enables them to heal themselves by reading fiction, a process termed bibliotherapy. Eileen Jones demonstrates how a well-chosen book can offer a personal encounter with characters who may have experienced similar emotions and how books can be read again and again to provide extended therapy for children. more »

2001, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-004-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp
Writing Skills in Practice

Writing Skills in Practice

A Practical Guide for Health Professionals

Diana Williams

This book presents an overview of the development of writing skills for both students and practitioners in health care, offering information on all the main areas of writing practice in one volume. Clearly laid out with summary points, practical activities and checklists, it makes relevant information accessible for the busy health professional. more »

2001, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-649-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp
Art Therapy with Children on the Autistic Spectrum

Art Therapy with Children on the Autistic Spectrum

Beyond Words

Kathy Evans and Janek Dubowski

Art Therapy with Children on the Autistic Spectrum presents a new model of practice, which primarily focuses on communication difficulties. The authors describe how negative behaviours and subsequent tension may be alleviated when the autistic child is involved in interactive art making with the therapist. more »

2001, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-825-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 112pp
Expressive Arts with Elders

Expressive Arts with Elders

A Resource
2nd edition

Edited by Naida Weisberg and Rosilyn Wilder

This engaging and practical book shows how older people who are disoriented or depressed by the process of ageing can experience a renewed sense of connectedness and life-affirmation through the expressive arts and arts therapies. The contributors combine an analysis of theoretical considerations around themes of aging, society and dementia. more »

2001, Paperback: £27.99/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-819-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Pied Piper

Pied Piper

Musical Activities to Develop Basic Skills

John Bean and Amelia Oldfield

With clear aims and easy-to-follow instructions, Pied Piper describes 78 enjoyable music activities for groups of children or adults who may have learning difficulties. The emphasis is on using music, rather than learning songs or rhythms, so group members do not need any special skills to be able to participate. more »

2001, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-994-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 96pp
Spirituality and Art Therapy

Spirituality and Art Therapy

Living the Connection

Edited by Mimi Farrelly-Hansen

The book is an exciting exploration of the different ways in which the spiritual forms an essential, life-enhancing component of a well-rounded therapeutic approach. The contributors explain how their own spiritual and creative influences interact, finding expression in the use of art as a healing agent with specific populations. more »

2001, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-952-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp
Art as Therapy

Art as Therapy

Collected Papers

Edith Kramer

This collection of papers reflects Edith Kramer's lifetime of work in this field, showing how her thoughts and practice have developed over the years. She considers a wide spectrum of issues, covering art, art therapy, society, ethology and clinical practice and placing art therapy in its social and historical context. more »

2001, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-902-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp
Healing Arts

Healing Arts

The History of Art Therapy

Susan Hogan

As well as providing an authoritative history of art therapy, it covers such diverse topics as the philosophy of art therapy, the way attitudes to insanity have changed, the role of art therapy in the context of post-war rehabilitation and the treatment of tuberculosis patients, Surrealism, and Britain's first therapeutic community. more »

2001, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-799-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp
Beginning Research in the Arts Therapies

Beginning Research in the Arts Therapies

A Practical Guide

Gary Ansdell and Mercédès Pavlicevic

The authors hold your hand and give you plenty of hints and tips while you prepare your funding proposal or research project. They help you think about your title, structure your research questions and aims, and prepare to collect, organize and analyze your research data. This book makes arts therapies research fun and absorbing. more »

2001, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-885-4, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 256pp

Dancing on Blood

Arthur Robbins

Arthur Robbins, a pioneer in art therapy, demonstrates how aesthetic communication transforms psychodynamic treatment. In brief focused art therapy, the patient lives out her life theme: follow your spirit by living on the edge. In this moving dialogue, principles of art therapy are elaborated and brought to life. more »

2001, Video: £30.17 + VAT = £36.20/ $55.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-702-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in
Psychological Aesthetics

Psychological Aesthetics

Painting, Feeling and Making Sense

David Maclagan

An introduction to psychological aesthetics for art educators, art therapists, psychoanalysts, artists and art lovers, this book re-evaluates conventional philosophical and psychoanalytic approaches to aesthetic qualities themselves, to the kinds of psychological significance they can generate, and to the interweaving of inner and outer realities. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-834-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp
Making Music with the Young Child with Special Needs

Making Music with the Young Child with Special Needs

A Guide for Parents
2nd edition

Elaine Streeter

In this new edition of her well-established book, Elaine Streeter helps parents and carers to learn not only how they can add to a child's fun, but also how they can engage a child in interactive communication at a level the child can make sense of - one of the most rewarding things anyone can do. more »

2001, Paperback: £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-960-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 64pp
The Use of Art in Counselling Child and Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse

The Use of Art in Counselling Child and Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Maralynn M Hagood

Based on 17 years of clinical work in the United States and the UK, this book presents a comprehensive discussion on the use of art in counselling sexually abused children, their families, and sex offenders. Using concepts of the "trauma model", we see how art therapy, counselling and psychotherapy can be tailored to the needs of the individual. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-228-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp
The Changing Shape of Art Therapy

The Changing Shape of Art Therapy

New Developments in Theory and Practice

Edited by Andrea Gilroy and Gerry McNeilly

Including contributions from some of the leading art therapists in Britain, this book addresses the key issues in the theory and practice of art therapy. The fundamental significance of the art in art therapy practice permeates the book, close attention being paid by several writers to the art-making process and aesthetic responses. more »

2000, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-939-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

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