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  1. Engaging Children in Family Therapy

    Creative Approaches to Integrating Theory and Research in Clinical Practice

    Edited by Catherine Ford Sori

    A common question at the initial meeting of a family therapist and a new client(s) is often whether or not to include a child or children in the counseling sessions. The inclusion of a child in the family therapy process often changes the dynamic between client and therapist -- and between the...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. An Introduction to Art Therapy Research

    By Lynn Kapitan

    An Introduction to Art Therapy Research is a pragmatic text that introduces readers to the basics of research design in quantitative and qualitative methodology written in the language of art therapy, with particular attention to the field’s unique aspects, current thinking, and exemplars from...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Yoga Therapy

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Ellen G. Horovitz, Staffan Elgelid

    Yoga Therapy: Theory and Practice is a vital guidebook for any clinician or scholar looking to integrate yoga into the medical and mental health fields. Chapters are written by expert yoga therapy practitioners and offer theoretical, historical, and practice-based instruction on cutting-edge topics...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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