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Strengthening Emotional Ties through Parent-Child-Dyad Art Therapy

Interventions with Infants and Preschoolers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Proulx explores many aspects of dyad art therapy including attachment relationship theories, roles in dyad interventions, the importance of the tactile experience and ways in which dyad art therapy can be used. This original book will be invaluable to mental health professionals and to parents wishing to enrich interactions with their children.

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Gender Issues in Art Therapy

Edited by Susan Hogan
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Art therapy enables the client and therapist to explore issues that may ordinarily be difficult to articulate in words; one such issue is the complexity of gender, which can be a subject of therapy in a range of ways. These wide-ranging papers cover both theoretical and practical topics, giving clinical examples and instances of clients' artwork.

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The Expressive Body in Life, Art, and Therapy

Working with Movement, Metaphor and Meaning

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Drawing on her extensive experience in expressive arts therapy, Daria Halprin presents a unique approach to healing through movement and art. She describes the body as the container of one's entire life experience and movement as a language that expresses and reveals our deepest struggles and creative potentials.

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Groups in Music

Strategies from Music Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Music therapist Mercedes Pavlicevic develops a broad-based discourse to describe, analyse and guide the practice of group musicking, drawing on her own extensive experience. The text is illustrated with vignettes drawn from a range of formal and informal settings. If you're involved in any kind of group musicking, this book is for you.

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A Practical Art Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A Practical Art Therapy is written in an easy-to-read format that is filled with practical creative experiences for therapists to use with individuals and groups. Chapters cover various media and methods, including murals, collages, sculpture and drawing, making it easily accessible for even the busiest therapist.

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Community Music Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Music therapists from around the world working in conventional and unconventional settings have offered their contributions to this exciting new book, presenting discussion and practical examples of the ways music therapy can reflect and encourage social change. The writers offer fresh perceptions on their identity and role as music therapists.

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Little Windows into Art Therapy

Small Openings for Beginning Therapists

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Drawing on her own development as an art therapist and her extensive experience of supervising new therapists and students, Schroder provides practical advice on encouraging nervous or reluctant clients, or those unfamiliar with art therapy, to benefit from artmaking. She argues for a two-way sharing of art between therapist and client.

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Case Study Designs in Music Therapy

Edited by David Aldridge
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book shows, for the first time, how research and clinical work can creatively complement one another, proving beneficial to both disciplines. Each chapter is written by a leading researcher and practitioner in the field, and the book covers a wide spectrum of approaches within different settings.

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Music Therapy in Children's Hospices

Jessie's Fund in Action

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The use of music therapy in children's hospices has burgeoned since its introduction by Jessie's Fund in the mid-90s. This moving and extremely helpful text brings together the experiences of eleven music therapists working with children who are in the final stages of life-limiting illness.

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Roots of Musicality

Music Therapy and Personal Development

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The author considers neuroscience and psychobiology to identify analogies with the potential of musical expression to bring about therapeutic change, as observed during his work with children with autistic spectrum and pervasive developmental disorders.

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Self-Healing Through Visual and Verbal Art Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Drawing on Freud's and Winnicott's work on psychoanalysis and play, R.M. Simon illustrates the healing power of art-making with the drawings and stories of seven-year-old Joe, who succeeds in overcoming the trauma of family break-up by expressing his emotional turmoil outside the formal therapeutic process.

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Songwriting

Methods, Techniques and Clinical Applications for Music Therapy Clinicians, Educators and Students

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This comprehensive and groundbreaking book describes the effective use of songwriting in music therapy with a variety of client populations, from children with cancer and adolescents in secondary school to people with traumatic brain injury and mental health issues. This practical book will prove indispensable to students, therapists and educators.

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Music Therapy and Neurological Rehabilitation

Performing Health

Edited by David Aldridge
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The authors show that where neuro-degenerative disease restricts movement, communication and thought processes and impairs the sense of self, music therapy is an effective intervention in neurological rehabilitation, successfully restoring the performance of identity within which clients can recognise themselves.

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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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Music and Altered States

Consciousness, Transcendence, Therapy and Addictions

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This international collection examines the opportunities for using music-induced states of altered consciousness to promote physical and mental healing, treat substance dependence, and in spiritual and palliative care. The contributors describe the use of altered states and their therapeutic potential, providing examples from different settings.

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Psychodrama

A Beginner's Guide

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Professional psychodramatists Zoran Djuric and Jasna Veljkovic, explain in user-friendly terms the basics of the technique and present a step-by-step guide to running a psychodrama session. Fully illustrated with colour cartoons offering examples of real psychodrama sessions, Psychodrama explores both the theory and practice in an accessible way.

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Multimodal Psychiatric Music Therapy for Adults, Adolescents, and Children

A Clinical Manual

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Michael and Julia Cassity outline a range of the most successful music therapy techniques, according to a survey of leading professionals, for a variety of clinical issues and age ranges. The manual uses helpful case studies to illustrate how assessments are made and treatments are chosen, and the appendices provide useful content for therapists.

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Drama Therapy and Storymaking in Special Education

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This practical resource book for professionals covers the broad spectrum of students attending special needs schools. Paula Crimmens places therapeutic storymaking within the context of drama therapy and offers practical advice on how to structure and set up sessions to be compatible with special needs learning environments.

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Drama Therapy and Storymaking in Special Education

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This practical resource book for professionals covers the broad spectrum of students attending special needs schools. Paula Crimmens places therapeutic storymaking within the context of drama therapy and offers practical advice on how to structure and set up sessions to be compatible with special needs learning environments.

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Interactive Music Therapy - A Positive Approach

Music Therapy at a Child Development Centre

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Amelia Oldfield explains how her approach to music therapy sessions establishes a constructive musical dialogue with children that emphasises positive experiences - these establish trust and allow feelings to be expressed through music. This practical book will be of use to clinicians and teachers working with children with a variety of needs.

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