Counselling, Psychology & Psychiatry / Art & Music Therapy

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Using Art Therapy with Diverse Populations

Crossing Cultures and Abilities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

With contributions from experienced art therapists who have worked in diverse environments around the world, this book provides readers with a better understanding of how to adapt art therapy training and approaches to suit the settings and meet the needs of distinct populations.

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Involving Senior Citizens in Group Music Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This practical guide to running music therapy groups with senior citizens provides effective strategies that encourage therapists to be creative and engaging, and involve participants fully in the music-making process. The author explains how to choose or create music that is accessible to older people, relating to the group's shared experiences.

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Forensic Music Therapy

A Treatment for Men and Women in Secure Hospital Settings

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book demonstrates diverse approaches from music therapy teams working in secure settings. Case studies provide evidence for the use of music therapy with a variety of client groups including adult and adolescent offenders, men and women with personality disorders and mental illnesses in low, medium and high secure treatment settings.

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Early Childhood Music Therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Developing Potential in Young Children and their Families

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This edited book brings together renowned experts in music therapy and related fields to present current research, practical strategies, and policies useful for everyone interested in music as a tool to aid children on the autism spectrum. Case scenarios, examples and tip sheets further support the application of the knowledge-based content.

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Trauma Healing at the Clay Field

A Sensorimotor Art Therapy Approach

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

'Work at the Clay Field' is an art therapy discipline that uses sensorimotor methods that are highly effective for trauma healing in adults and children. This book is a comprehensive training manual for art therapists and mental health professionals covering all aspects of the approach including setting, theory, practice and case studies.

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Reflections of Body Image in Art Therapy

Exploring Self through Metaphor and Multi-Media

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The art-based activities in this book use a range of media to engage with common body image concerns and encourage self acceptance. It will be valuable to professionals working with girls and women struggling with eating disorders. All the exercises, and their benefits, are fully explained with illustrative case studies and sample artworks.

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