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New and Published Books

  1. Play, Performance, and Identity

    How Institutions Structure Ludic Spaces

    Edited by Matt Omasta, Drew Chappell

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    Play helps define who we are as human beings. However, many of the leisurely/ludic activities people participate in are created and governed by corporate entities with social, political, and business agendas. As such, it is critical that scholars understand and explicate the ideological...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Video and Filmmaking as Psychotherapy

    Research and Practice

    Edited by Joshua L. Cohen, J. Lauren Johnson, Penny Orr

    Series: Advances in Mental Health Research

    While film and video has long been used within psychological practice, researchers and practitioners have only just begun to explore the benefits of film and video production as therapy. This volume describes a burgeoning area of psychotherapy which employs the art of filmmaking and digital...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Trauma Texts

    Edited by Gillian Whitlock, Kate Douglas

    These chapters gathered from two special issues of the journal Life Writing take up a major theme of recent work in the Humanities: Trauma. Autobiography has had a major role to play in this ‘age of trauma’, and these essays turn to diverse contexts that have received little attention to date:...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Psychodrama, Group Processes and Dreams

    Archetypal Images of Individuation

    By Wilma Scategni

    Psychodrama, Group Processes and Dreams is the result of years of analytical work with groups and individuals. It is unique in the field of therapeutic practice as it unites Jung's analytical psychology with Moreno's psychodrama, including material on:* The work of Jung and Moreno* How their...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Kinetic House-Tree-Person Drawings

    K-H-T-P: An Interpretative Manual

    By Robert C. Burns

    This book contains the first documentation of combining house, tree, and person into a single drawing. It helps enrich clinician’s test batteries and aids psychologists and physicians in understanding the emotions and self-awareness of their clients. It is richly illustrated and teaches the...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Contemporary Psychodrama

    New Approaches to Theory and Technique

    By José Fonseca

    Contemporary Psychodrama weaves together psychodrama and psychoanalysis with illustrative clinical examples, whilst preserving the essence of psychodramatic philosophy and methodology. Previously unavailable in the English language, this book presents José Fonseca's diverse new approaches to...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Multicultural Family Art Therapy

    Edited by Christine Kerr

    Series: Family Therapy and Counseling

    How does the family art therapist understand the complexities of another’s cultural diversity? What are international family therapist’s perspectives on treatment? These questions and more are explored in Multicultural Family Art Therapy, a text that demonstrates how to practice psychotherapy...

    Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Pictures at an Exhibition (Psychology Revivals)

    Selected Essays on Art and Art Therapy

    Edited by Andrea Gilroy, Tessa Dalley

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1989 Pictures at an Exhibition brings together a rich collection of essays, representing the diversity of views and approaches among professionals towards art and psychoanalysis and art therapy. The editors, both of whom are practising art therapists and art therapy...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Images of Art Therapy (Psychology Revivals)

    New Developments in Theory and Practice

    By Tessa Dalley, Caroline Case, Joy Schaverien, Felicity Weir, Diana Halliday, Patsy Nowell Hall, Diane Waller

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Working through the process of image-making in a therapeutic relationship, the art therapist is able to explore feelings, fantasies, and myths in different setting with diverse client groups. Originally published in 1987 Images of Art Therapy is a collection of essays by experienced art therapists...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Primitive Expression and Dance Therapy

    When dancing heals

    By France Schott-Billmann

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    This book provides a rigorous and comprehensive account of primitive expression in dance therapy, focusing on the use of rhythm and exploring the therapeutic potential inherent in the diverse traditions of popular dance, from tribal shamanic dance to styles such as rock, rap and hip-hop strongly...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge