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Arts Therapies in Schools

Research and Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book outlines the potential uses of music, art, drama and dance movement therapies in educational settings, and the contribution they have to make to the emotional and social development of children and adolescents. Drawing on international evidence, the book outlines a wide range of applications of arts therapies across a range of settings.

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A Creative Guide to Exploring Your Life

Self-Reflection Using Photography, Art, and Writing

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A Creative Guide to Exploring Your Life brims with imaginative exercises and examples that use the power of photography, art, and writing as tools for self-discovery. Exercises are accompanied by searching questions for self-reflection, and are complemented by examples of each exercise to provoke ideas and inspiration.

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Focusing-Oriented Art Therapy

Accessing the Body's Wisdom and Creative Intelligence

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Written for readers to be able to learn the application of this innovative approach, the book provides in-depth examples and descriptions of how to adapt Focusing-Oriented Art Therapy to a wide variety of clinical populations including people with severe psychiatric illness, trauma, depression and more as well as applications to private practice.

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The Girl Who Spoke with Pictures

Autism Through Art

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

For many years Eileen Miller's daughter, Kim, was unable to verbalize her experiences and emotions, but she was able to communicate using a less conventional language: her art. The Girl who Spoke with Pictures tells the story of a young woman with autism, and how her enlightening drawings enabled her to share her view of the world.

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The Expressive Arts Activity Book

A Resource for Professionals

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This resource comprises a collection of tried-and-tested activities for use with people in a range of care settings, to help them explore their knowledge of themselves and to make sense of their experiences. Among the issues addressed by the activities are exploring physical changes, emotional trauma, interpersonal problems and spiritual dilemmas.

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Microanalysis in Music Therapy

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

Foreword by Barbara L Wheeler; Edited by Thomas Wosch and Tony Wigram
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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Art Therapy and Social Action

Treating the World's Wounds

Edited by Frances Kaplan
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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Grief Unseen

Healing Pregnancy Loss through the Arts

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

At least one in five pregnancies ends in miscarriage, yet aftercare is rarely available for those who have experienced it. Grief Unseen explains different kinds of childbearing losses, such as failed fertility treatment, ectopic pregnancy, and stillbirth, and explores their emotional impact on women and their partners, and the process of healing.

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Group Analytic Art Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Based on over 20 years' experience practice, this book is packed with suggestions for group art therapy practice and many explanatory diagrams. The author also explores the dynamics and psychological effects of diverse group situations based on examples from his own practice, and offers insight in to his own theories and applications.

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Inner Journeying Through Art-Journaling

Learning to See and Record your Life as a Work of Art

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The book guides the reader through the process of creative journaling and presents the key elements of the technique. Case studies and art journals of Marianne Hieb's own clients and retreat participants show the effectiveness of journaling as a therapeutic intervention and as a meditative tool.

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