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New and Published Books

  1. Body Image and Identity in Contemporary Societies

    Psychoanalytic, social, cultural and aesthetic perspectives

    Edited by Ekaterina Sukhanova, Hans-Otto Thomashoff

    Popular interest in body image issues has grown dramatically in recent years, due to an emphasis on individual responsibility and self-determination in contemporary society as well as the seemingly limitless capacities of modern medicine; however body image as a separate field of academic inquiry...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Medical Humanities and Medical Education

    How the medical humanities can shape better doctors

    By Alan Bleakley

    Series: Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

    The field of the medical humanities is developing rapidly, however, there has also been parallel concern from sceptics that the value of medical humanities educational interventions should be open to scrutiny and evidence. Just what is the impact of medical humanities provision upon the education...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Three Voices of Art Therapy (Psychology Revivals)

    Image, client, therapist

    By Tessa Dalley, Gabrielle Rifkind, Kim Terry

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    The image, the client and the therapist are three essential aspects of the art therapy relationship; each has a separate ‘voice’. In this book, originally published in 1993, the three voices come alive as the client, Kim, and the therapist, Gabrielle, tell the story of his path from suicidal...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Becoming a Profession (Psychology Revivals)

    The History of Art Therapy in Britain 1940-82

    By Diane Waller

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Britain was the first country to recognise art therapy as a profession in the state health service. How did this come about? Can the British experience serve as a model for other countries? Originally published in 1991 Becoming a Profession is the first comprehensive history of art therapists in...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge