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Psychodrama

Group Psychotherapy as Experimental Theatre

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is a comprehensive work which stems from the author's knowledge and experience of psychology, the theatre and psychodrama. It includes discussion of the theory behind psychodrama as well as the methods used in its practice; Roine writes of technical concepts in an accessible style, giving examples from her work in America and Norway.

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Tapestry of Cultural Issues in Art Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Professionals engaged in art therapy discuss aspects of practice which are affected by an environment of increasing cultural diversity. Some contributions examine problems faced by members of ethnic minorities who are caught between assertion of their cultural identities and assimilation into a different social milieu.

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Foundations of Expressive Arts Therapy

Theoretical and Clinical Perspectives

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides an arts-based approach to theories and practices of expressive arts therapy. The contributors emphasize the importance of the imagination and aesthetic experience, arguing that these are central to psychological well-being, and challenging views which emphasise the cognitive and emotional dimensions of mental health development.

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Medical Art Therapy with Children

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Medical art therapy is defined as the use of drawings, art expression and imagery with individuals who are physically ill or disabled, or are undergoing aggressive medical treatment such as surgery or chemotherapy. Children in such situations may find it easier to express their emotions, and their fears, through art than through strictly ...

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Medical Art Therapy with Children

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Drawing on case material from a variety of situations, the book describes current research on medical art therapy with children, and practical approaches to using art activities with them. The writers examine art therapy with young patients suffering from burns, cancer, asthma, arthritis, eating disorders and HIV/AIDS.

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Music Therapy in Palliative Care

New Voices

Edited by David Aldridge
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In the last decade music therapists have developed their work with people who have life-threatening illnesses and with those who are dying. This book presents some of that work from therapists working in different countries with different approaches, showing how valuable the inclusion of music therapy in palliative care has already proved to be.

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Art Therapy, Race and Culture

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The book is a stimulating and inspiring collection which explores the often contentious themes of race, racism and culture in relation to the experience of art therapy, in a constructive way. Contributors examine the impact of racial perceptions in their own experience, their clients' lives, and on the interaction of therapist and client.

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Using Voice and Movement in Therapy

The Practical Application of Voice Movement Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Using Voice and Movement in Therapy is a practical and imaginative guide to the way in which physical movement and the expressive use of the voice can facilitate therapy. Paul Newham examines how massage, manipulation and dance, combined with vocal expression, can alleviate certain emotional, psychosomatic and psychological symptoms.

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Clinical Applications of Music Therapy in Developmental Disability, Paediatrics and Neurology

Foreword by Colwyn Trevarthen; Edited by Jos De Backer and Tony Wigram
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Reflecting on and developing the applications of music therapy, this collection will help establish effective therapy methods in which the creative use of music is employed by skilled and clinically experienced music therapists in a client-oriented interactive process.

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Introduction to Developmental Playtherapy

Playing and Health

By Sue Jennings; Foreword by Mooli Lahad
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Developing the basic principles of her model of playtherapy, Sue Jennings has written a stimulating book that will provide inspiration for those new to the discipline, whilst providing a fresh and exciting approach for established practitioners. In her book, Jennings argues that creative play is essential for children's health.

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Music Therapy: Intimate Notes

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The stories and reflections in this book describe powerful encounters between nine music therapists and clients. The stories reveal the passion and integrity of nine music therapists who undergo profound changes as a result of their work. The book provides a lively and informal theoretical foundation, connecting music to our intimate lives.

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Clinical Applications of Music Therapy in Psychiatry

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides valuable insight into the work of professional music therapists in their clinical practice. The contributors discuss work with a diverse range of clients, including those suffering from Alzheimer's, anorexia nervosa, schizophrenia, psychosis, personality disorder, anxiety and psychosomatic disorder.

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Medical Art Therapy with Adults

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Distinguished art therapists have contributed to this wide-ranging collection, which deals sensitively with work with patients who are suffering from terminal illness such as AIDS or cancer, or recovering from traumatic operations. The chapters offer advice on approaches to use with a variety of clients, depending on the objectives.

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Contemporary Art Therapy with Adolescents

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book offers practical and imaginative solutions to the multifaceted challenges that clinicians face when treating young people. The author fuses contemporary theories of clinical treatment with the creative processes of art therapy to arrive at a synthesis which yields successful outcomes when working with adolescents.

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Supervision and Dramatherapy

Foreword by Paolo Knill; Edited by Elektra Tselikas-Portmann
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book explores the ways in which dramatherapy techniques and concepts can be applied to supervision, and looks at how supervisions are conducted within the field of dramatherapy. The contributors offer insights into the relationships between supervisor, supervisee and client, and the dramatic roles that unfold during the supervision process.

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Drama Workshops for Anger Management and Offending Behaviour

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The Blagg! and Pump! drama workshops combine dynamic drama techniques to explore issues of anger management and offending behaviour. They can be easily adapted to suit the particular needs or backgrounds of a variety of groups, from probationers and prisoners to 'at risk' youths. Both are appropriate for use with groups with behavioural problems.

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Using Voice and Theatre in Therapy

The Practical Application of Voice Movement Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Using Voice and Theatre in Therapy is a guide to how dramatic improvisation can be used in a therapeutic context to promote self-expression. Paul Newham demonstrates how voice, text and speech bring out aspects of character, personality, emotion and diversity of self-image which facilitate self-understanding.

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Theory and Practice of Action and Drama Techniques

Developmental Psychotherapy from an Existential-Dialectical Viewpoint

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Taking a dialectical approach to developmental psychology, the author develops a personality model and shows how it can be applied in practice through psychodrama, video feedback and creative play therapy. She focuses on the treatment of children and adolescents suffering from developmental disorders, drug addiction and self-esteem problems

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Art, Science and Art Therapy

Repainting the Picture

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Kaplan examines the relationship between art and science, delineating the role of research and encouraging a spirit of enquiry in art therapy. She looks at the latest scientific developments, especially those in biology, evolution, and brain science, and relates them to theories about the creation and interpretation of art.

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Art, Science and Art Therapy

Repainting the Picture

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Kaplan examines the relationship between art and science, delineating the role of research and encouraging a spirit of enquiry in art therapy. She looks at the latest scientific developments, especially those in biology, evolution, and brain science, and relates them to theories about the creation and interpretation of art.

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