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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 56 new and published books in the subject of Art Therapy — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. A Theory-based Approach to Art Therapy

    Implications for teaching, research and practice

    By Ephrat Huss

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    Art therapy literature is often based either on practice in a specific setting, art material or population, or if taking a more theoretical focus, on illustrative case studies. This book provides a theory-based approach to research, teaching, and practicing art therapy, including verbal and arts...

    Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Neuropsychology of Art

    Neurological, Cognitive and Evolutionary Perspectives

    By Dahlia W. Zaidel

    Series: Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

    The significance of art in human existence has long been a source of puzzlement, fascination, and mystery. In Neuropsychology of Art, Dahlia W. Zaidel explores the brain regions and neuronal systems that support artistic creativity, talent, and appreciation.Both the visual and musical arts are...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. 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

  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 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  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 21st 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 21st 2014 by Routledge