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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 31 new and published books in the subject of Dramatherapy — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Drama Education and Dramatherapy

    Exploring the space between disciplines

    By Clive Holmwood

    Dramatherapy is increasingly being used in schools and educational establishments as a way of supporting young people’s emotional needs. This book examines the space between drama education and Dramatherapy exploring the questions: Does a therapist teach? When does the role of the drama teacher...

    Published June 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Philosophy, Theory and Methods of J. L. Moreno

    The Man Who Tried to Become God

    By John Nolte

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    J. L. Moreno, M.D., is recognized as the originator of sociometry and psychodrama, and was a prodigious creator of methods and theories of creativity, society, and human behavior. The methods and techniques he authored have been widely adopted; the theories and philosophy upon which the methods are...

    Published May 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Psychodrama, Surplus Reality and the Art of Healing

    By Zerka T. Moreno, Leif Dag Blomkvist, Thomas Rutzel

    The practice of psychodrama allows participants to create a world for themselves, free of usual rules and constraints. This freedom from all ordinary conventions is what Moreno called 'Surplus Reality', and is one of the most vital, curative and mysterious elements of psychodrama.In this book, Leif...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Smiles Are Everywhere

    Integrating Clown-Play into healthcare practice

    By Bernie Warren, Peter Spitzer

    The role of humour, 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 humour...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Jung and Moreno

    Essays on the theatre of human nature

    Edited by Craig E. Stephenson

    To many, Jung and Moreno seem to be on opposite sides in their theories and their practices of psychotherapy. Jung defines self as emerging inwardly in an intrapsychic process of individuation; Moreno defines self as enacted outwardly in psychosocial networks of relationships. Jung and Moreno:...

    Published July 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Using Storytelling to Support Children and Adults with Special Needs

    Transforming lives through telling tales

    Edited by Nicola Grove

    This innovative and wide-ranging book shows how storytelling can open new worlds for learners with or without special educational needs. With sections that outline both therapeutic and educational approaches, the leading practitioners who contribute to this practical resource draw on their...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Dramatherapy with Children, Young People and Schools

    Enabling Creativity, Sociability, Communication and Learning

    Edited by Lauraine Leigh, Irvine Gersch, Ann Dix, Deborah Haythorne

    Dramatherapy with Children, Young People and Schools is the first book to specifically evaluate the unique value of dramatherapy in the educational environment. A variety of highly experienced dramatherapists, educational psychologists and childhood experts discuss the benefits to the children and...

    Published January 19th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Dramatherapy and Destructiveness

    Creating the Evidence Base, Playing with Thanatos

    Edited by Ditty Dokter, Pete Holloway, Henri Seebohm

    Dramatherapy uses the healing aspects of drama and theatre as part of the therapeutic process and is increasingly required to supply evidence of its effectiveness. This book aims to provide an evidence base for practice with destructive clients, and raise the profile of dramatherapy as a distinct...

    Published July 6th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Drama as Therapy Volume 2

    Clinical Work and Research into Practice

    Edited by Phil Jones

    How is dramatherapy practised? What does research reveal about how dramatherapy offers therapeutic change? This book examines the many ways clients and therapists explore the therapeutic possibilities of drama. Whilst the first volume combined theory, practice and research in the field, this second...

    Published March 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  10. Dramatherapy and Social Theatre

    Necessary Dialogues

    Edited by Sue Jennings

    Dramatherapy and Social Theatre: Necessary Dialogues considers the nature of drama, theatre and dramatherapy, examining how dramatherapy has evolved over the past decade and how the relationship between dramatherapy and social theatre has developed as a result. In this book Sue Jennings brings...

    Published June 22nd 2009 by Routledge