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Art Therapy in Practice

Edited by Marian Liebmann
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

There is increasing interest in the use of the arts generally, with disadvantaged people of all kinds/ New ways of working are being developed all the time, and art therapists are pushing out the boundaries as they do this. This book describe what actually happens in art therapy in a variety of contexts, as practised by particular art therapists.

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Focus on Psychodrama

The Therapeutic Aspects of Psychodrama

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This textbook is for all students and practioners of psychodrama and drama, and professionals seeking to extend their knowledge of creative arts therapies. The author provides a comprehensive overview of the theory and practice of psychodrama, presenting a systematic analysis of its essential therapeutic ingredients.

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Music Therapy in Health and Education

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The twenty-two chapters of this international book reflect the breadth and scope of music therapy practice in the world today. Divided into two areas - clinical practice and research - sections have been ordered according to the chronological ages of the subjects, the dominant presenting problem of the client group, or the approach employed.

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Movement and Drama in Therapy

A Holistic Approach 2nd Edition

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This classic book explores the role of drama, movement and music in therapy. It clearly explains the fundamental principles of movement and, with detailed use of case studies, its application in different therapeutic situations - in groups, with individuals, and with people with learning, physical or psychological difficulties.

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Art Therapy with Offenders

Edited by Marian Liebmann
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This first collection of art therapy work with offenders describes how the use of art therapy has grown in prisons, young offender institutions, secure psychiatric and probation centres. Examples of work by people of different backgrounds show how art therapy contributes to the understanding of offenders, and to their understanding of themselves.

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Dramatherapy

Treatment and Risk Reduction

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book is a valuable practical guide for all those working in the field of trauma, from the result of war to the aftermath of sexual abuse. It shows ways forward in helping the sufferer, or group, in their journey through the dark, discussing how they can discover new paths or be reminded of long forgotten coping skills.

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A Multi-Modal Approach to Creative Art Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This text recasts Arthur Robbins' early work within the framework of modern psychodynamic theory. The creative intent of this text is to offer a structure that is not limited to one therapeutic model and to open up the doors for the creative art therapist to be effective with a wide range of patient populations.

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Art Therapy and Dramatherapy

Masks of the Soul

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Based on more than ten years of research and practice of art therapy and dramatherapy in training, clinical practice and theory, this book is the first to explore the relationship and differences between these two disciplines. It shows how images such as the body, doors, bridges, journeys and masks can be used effectively in therapy.

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Dramatherapy for People with Learning Disabilities

A World of Difference

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Chesner's book explores dramatherapy as perhaps the most wide-ranging of all art forms, incorporating as it does elements of music, movement, design, story and performance, and addresses the value of action-based therapy methods with people with learning difficulties.

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Music for Life

Aspects of Creative Music Therapy with Adult Clients

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Music for Life is the first survey in book form of Creative Music Therapy with adult clients. Central to the book is the idea that music therapy derives its uniqueness from music's base as a non-verbal art form. The accompanying CD allows the reader the opportunity to listen to excerpts from case studies described in the book.

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Dramatic Approaches to Brief Therapy

Edited by Alida Gersie
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Written by the directors of the world's major training programmes in dramatherapy, this book presents their approach to and theory of brief dramatherapy, which is offered in treatment settings for acute or chronic in-patient populations and out-patient or community health settings with a maintenance, rehabilitation or personal development purpose.

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Drama and Healing

The Roots of Drama Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The author shows how drama therapy draws on both drama and ritual. He argues that personal construct theory provides a hermeneutically useful approach to the study of drama therapy. He shows that drama therapy itself is an effective treatment for depression and schizophrenia, having a measurable effect on thought disorder.

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Something to Draw On

Activities and Interventions using an Art Therapy Approach

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Arising from concerns about children presenting behavioural difficulties, this book outlines a number of useful approaches for teachers and others to use with individuals, small groups and classes. Its approach is designed to be used in a variety of settings such as schools, special needs education, counselling, speech therapy and youth work.

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Essays in Drama Therapy: The Double Life

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Robert Landy has assembled a collection of essays which encompasses his experience as a dramatherapist. The concept of 'double life' can be seen to be a central theme running through the work - encapsulating the dramatherapist's need to balance the issues of theory, practice and personal growth.The range of essays includes both theory and practice.

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Music Therapy Research and Practice in Medicine

From Out of the Silence

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In this interdisciplinary and wide-ranging volume, David Aldridge explores the power of music as a healing treatment for a broad spectrum of physical and mental conditions. Interweaving theory and practice, Aldridge demonstrates the many ways in which a culture of research may be developed in a practice setting to the benefit of all.

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Discovering the Self through Drama and Movement

The Sesame Approach

Edited by Jenny Pearson
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is the first detailed account of the Sesame Method, which was created by Marian Lindkvist 30 years ago, as it has evolved and been handed down experientially. It is now taught at the Central School of Speech and Drama; many of the contributors are current or former teachers at the school, or are Sesame trained therapists working in the field.

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Children's Stories in Play Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Ann Cattanach extends her acclaimed earlier published work to explore further the therapeutic value of story-making with children. Incorporating stories from children and authors, the book examines the common themes and metaphors that emerge, the purpose of stories, and the communication that they can engender between the therapist and the child.

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Imagination, Identification and Catharsis in Theatre and Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This study examines the underlying theatrical underpinning of dramatherapy, which is firmly based on an understanding of processes which are fundamentally theatrical. It approaches the subject systematically, arguing that the hidden psychological mechanisms which make theatre work are the same as those which operate in dramatherapy.

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Art Therapy - The Person-Centred Way

Art and the Development of the Person

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Art Therapy - The Person-Centred Way is an enlarged edition of the first book published on person-centred art therapy, and includes many more exercises and ideas. It demonstrates that by bringing the person-centred facilitative approach to images expressed in art form, healing and growth can occur at every level of development.

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Music Therapy in Context

Music, Meaning and Relationship

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

By drawing extensively from current literature on music and developmental psychology, music therapy, psychotherapy and music theory, this book encourages music therapists not to compromise the musical process at the heart of their practice, but to use these with authority - the authority that this book seeks to provide.

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