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Nature-Based Expressive Arts Therapy

Integrating the Expressive Arts and Ecotherapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book integrates the fields of expressive arts and ecotherapy to present a nature based approach to expressive arts work. It highlights attitudes and practices in expressive arts that are particularly relevant to working with nature, including cultivating an aesthetic response to the earth and the relationship between beauty and sustainability.

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Portrait Therapy

Resolving Self-Identity Disruption in Clients with Life-Threatening and Chronic Illnesses

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book explains the theory and practice of portrait therapy, an original art therapy intervention. It reveals how the intervention can be used to address a 'disrupted' self-identity, which is common in people with life-threatening or chronic illness and is characterised by statements like 'I'm not the person I used to be'.

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Advanced Methods of Music Therapy Practice

Analytical Music Therapy, The Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music, Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy, and Vocal Psychotherapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book compares and contrasts four methods used in conjunction with music therapy: The Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music, Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy, Analytical Music Therapy and Vocal Psychotherapy. It reveals their impact on the development of music therapy as a profession and speculates on the future of these advanced methods.

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Art Therapy in Private Practice

Theory, Practice and Research in Changing Contexts

Edited by James D. West
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is an essential handbook for art therapy students and art therapists considering private practice. It provides insight into the range of approaches, clinical settings, ethical issues and professional considerations when working in private practice and gives advice on common hurdles, such as establishing boundaries and maintaining self-care.

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Art Therapy and Substance Abuse

Enabling Recovery from Alcohol and Other Drug Addiction

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Jessic Kingley Publishers

This book provides art therapists with specific information on substance abuse treatment approaches and explains the bio-psycho-social aspects of addiction. By providing insight into the unique challenges of this client group, it gives art therapists the knowledge and confidence to develop effective interventions for individuals with addictions.

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Art Therapy Across Cultural and Race Boundaries

Working with Identity

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is a practical guide to using art techniques and exercises in therapeutic intercultural work. Drawing on her own experiences of working in post-Apartheid South Africa, the author gives guidance on overcoming misunderstandings, resistance to therapy, and language barriers.

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New Developments in Expressive Arts Therapy

The Play of Poiesis

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

With contributions from well-known, international arts therapists, this collection considers the development and expansion of the field of expressive arts. It covers new theoretical concepts and practice introduced in recent years and reflects on their relevance to the fields of therapy, education, research and social and ecological change.

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Music Therapy for Multisensory and Body Awareness in Children and Adults with Severe to Profound Multiple Disabilities

The MuSense Manual

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book introduces the MuSense program, which gives music therapists guidance on how to effectively provide music therapy to individuals with profound and multiple disabilities (PMD). Providing numerous case studies and practical information on how to structure sessions, it is a must read for music therapists

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Scoliosis, Yoga Therapy, and the Art of Letting Go

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Take control of your scoliosis with this practical yoga manual.

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Basic Anatomy and Physiology for the Music Therapist

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This clear and accessible book presents key information about the anatomy and physiology of the human body for the music therapist, focusing on areas of particular relevance to their practice. This information is vital for both music therapy students and practitioners.

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Mindful Art Therapy

A Foundation for Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book bridges eastern and western traditions and presents mindful approaches to art therapy. It clarifies theories, methodologies and practical skills of mindful art therapy and features case study examples and client artworks to illustrate the clinical application. A guided meditation script and CD are included.

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Guided Imagery & Music (GIM) and Music Imagery Methods for Individual and Group Therapy

Foreword by Cathy McKinney; Edited by Denise Grocke and Torben Moe
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This edited volume systematically describes the major adaptations of the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery which accommodate a variety of contexts and client groups. The international contributors, who each use these adaptations in their own clinical practice, provide theoretical and practical details of the approach used for their client group.

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Art Therapy with Neurological Conditions

Foreword by Jackie Ashley; Edited by Marian Liebmann and Sally Weston
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Art therapists working with a range of ages and neurological conditions including epilepsy, dementia, Alzheimer's, acquired brain injury, motor neurone disease and multiple sclerosis, describe the effects of the conditions on clients' functioning and how different art therapy practices have transformed the rehabilitation process.

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Art Therapy with Physical Conditions

Foreword by Trevor Thompson; Edited by Marian Liebmann and Sally Weston
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

17 experienced art therapists explain what art therapy can achieve with physical conditions including cancer, debilitating syndromes such as M.E., physical conditions in combination with homelessness and learning disabilities, and children with chronic illness. They also cover the challenges and considerations when working with these groups.

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Integrating Art Therapy and Yoga Therapy

Yoga, Art, and the Use of Intention

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Yoga postures, meditation and art therapy-based techniques are combined in this innovative approach structured around targeting a specific treatment goal for each therapeutic session. For each goal, a mudra (hand position) meditation, yoga pose and art directive are recommended to embody the chosen intention.

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Flute, Accordion or Clarinet?

Using the Characteristics of Our Instruments in Music Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Covering 17 orchestral instruments and a range of client groups including children and adolescents, adults with learning disabilities, adult psychiatry and the elderly, this is the definitive resource for music therapists interested in using their first study instrument in their clinical practice, and is accompanied by illustrative case studies.

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Integrative Art Therapy and Depression

A Transformative Approach

By Vibeke Skov; Foreword by Arthur Robbins
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A new integrative approach combining art therapy and Jungian psychology to treat depression. The theoretical foundation, clinical methodology and procedure are detailed alongside case studies from the author's extensive research and practice. She also lays out her research methodology and discusses the implications of this clinical approach.

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The Music of Being

Music Therapy, Winnicott and the School of Object Relations

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Alison Levinge explains the approaches of four child development theorists and explores how they apply to and inform the practice of music therapy. The focus is on D.W. Winnicott whose infant theory is influenced by the medium of music and resonates with the central aspects of music therapy.

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Play and Art in Child Psychotherapy

An Expressive Arts Therapy Approach

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Through a series of case studies looking at the use of play and the arts in therapeutic work with children and their parents, Ellen G. Levine draws out the guiding principles and practices of expressive arts therapy and discusses the themes that regularly emerge in sessions with children and their families.

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Raising Self-Esteem in Adults

An Eclectic Approach with Art Therapy, CBT and DBT Based Techniques

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A rich assortment of 284 exercises grounded in evidence-based principles of art therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy, to suit a variety of clientele, including those suffering from depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, all designed to raise self-esteem – a crucial foundation of wellness.

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