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  1. Alchemy and Psychotherapy

    Alchemy and Psychotherapy explores the issue of alchemy in the consulting room and its application to social and political issues. This book argues against the dominant discourse in contemporary psychotherapy - scientific materialism - and for the discovery of spiritual meaning.

  2. Now available!  DVD Workshop Series on Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

    The DVD Workshop series on Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology provides professionals and students instruction on the current state of the scientific evidence—and timely updates on treatments from experts in the field.  Workshop videos vary in length and are designed to train professionals on the implementation of specific evidence-based interventions with youth. Printouts of the presentation, slides, reference lists and other resources are available on line.

  3. The Introductory Guide to Art Therapy

    The Introductory Guide to Art Therapy provides a comprehensive and accessible text for art therapy trainees. Susan Hogan and Annette M. Coulterhere use their combined clinical experience to present theories, philosophies and methods of working clearly and effectively.

  4. Drawings in Assessment and Psychotherapy

    Drawing is a language, projected by children and adults, reflecting their joy and pain. It is used extensively by clinical psychologists, art therapists, social workers, and other mental health professionals in the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, adults, and couples. This book brings together a renowned group of professionals to analyze the research and application of the most popular assessment and treatment tools. 

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  6. Browse our Research Methods, Statistics, Testing and Measurement 2014 Online Catalog!

    The catalog features new, upcoming and key titles in research methods, statistics, testing and measurement. Enter code RST14 on checkout to get 20% off!

  7. Play: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Survival and Human Development

    Play:Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Survival and Human Development explores the importance of play in the life of the individual and in society. Most people associate psychoanalysis with hidden and “negative” instincts, like sexuality and aggressiveness, very seldom with “positive urges” like the importance of love and empathy, and almost never with play.

  8. Psychodynamic Art Therapy Practice with People on the Autistic Spectrum

    Psychodynamic Art Therapy Practice with People on the Autistic Spectrum offers a valuable counterbalance to the phenomenological, cognitive and behavioural theories that currently prevail in the wider field of practice and research. The result of a decade of work by a group of highly experienced art therapists, this book presents eight frank and compelling accounts of art therapy with either adults or children with autism, supported by a discussion of the relevant theory.

  9. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association

    Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association 2013 Best Paper

    Routledge presents FREE ACCESS to the 2013 Best Paper Award Winner
    Art Enrichment: Evaluating a Collaboration between Head Start and a Graduate Art Therapy Program
    , P. Gussie Klorer and Megan Robb
    From the Special Issue on Art Therapy Education: Volume 29, Issue 4, 2012

    Granted by a jury committee, the American Art Therapy Association Best Paper Award recognizes an outstanding contribution to the peer-reviewed literature with significance to the theory and practice of art therapy.

  10. Smiles Are Everywhere

    The role of humor, laughter and play in healthcare and wellbeing is a hot topic. Smiles are Everywhere: Integrating clown-play into healthcare practice is a practical handbook aimed primarily at healthcare professionals and those working in healthcare settings who wish to bring play and humor into their work.

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