Film & Performance Studies

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Authentic Movement: Moving the Body, Moving the Self, Being Moved

A Collection of Essays - Volume Two

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This second volume on Authentic Movement - a new discipline aiding the creative process in the expressive arts - is an engaging and dynamic collection of scholarly essays, personal stories, practical suggestions and resources. It reflects cutting edge work on creative expression, meditative discipline and psychotherapeutic endeavour.

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Playing the Other

Dramatizing Personal Narratives in Playback Theatre

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book is an exploration and critique of 'playback theatre', a form of improvised theatre in which a company of performers spontaneously enact autobiographical stories told to them by members of the audience. With more than ten years' experience with Playback Theatre York, the author introduces the reader to the basics of playback theatre.

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Receptive Methods in Music Therapy

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

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This practical book describes the specific use of receptive (listening) methods and techniques in music therapy clinical practice and research, including relaxation with music for children and adults, the use of visualisation and imagery, music and collage, song-lyric discussion, vibroacoustic applications, music and movement techniques.

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Acting Antics

A Theatrical Approach to Teaching Social Understanding to Kids and Teens with Asperger Syndrome

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This fun program provides a set of tools for developing social understanding in children with Asperger Syndrome through drama. It contains a wide repertoire of activities and ideas for use at home, in the classroom, in therapy workshops or social groups, ranging from initial warm up techniques, to larger group scenes and staging a show.

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Reminiscence Theatre

Making Theatre from Memories

By Pam Schweitzer; Introduction by Faith Gibson
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book is a comprehensive guide to the nature, practice and therapeutic effects of reminiscence theatre. Drawing on examples from real-life case studies, Pam Schweitzer provides practical advice on the process of taking an oral history, creating from it a written script and developing that into a dramatic production, on whatever scale.

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Interactive Music Therapy in Child and Family Psychiatry

Clinical Practice, Research and Teaching

By Amelia Oldfield; Foreword by Jo Holmes
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book outlines the rationale for using music therapy in child and family psychiatry. The author reflects on research methodology and describes characteristics of her own approach to therapy, including how to start and end the session, how to motivate children and establish a positive musical dialogue with them, and how to include parents.

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