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Art Therapy

  1. 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...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Phototherapy and Therapeutic Photography in a Digital Age

    Edited by Del Loewenthal

    The digital age has brought about a world-wide evolution of phototherapy and therapeutic photography. This book provides both a foundation in phototherapy and therapeutic photography and describes the most recent developments. Phototherapy and Therapeutic Photography in a Digital Age is divided...

    Published February 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. What We See and What We Say

    Using Images in Research, Therapy, Empowerment, and Social Change

    By Ephrat Huss

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Mental Health

    Image-based research methods, such as arts-based research, can fill the absence of the voice of impoverished, under-privileged populations. In What We See and What We Say, Ephrat Huss argues that images are deep and universally psycho-neurological constructs through which people process their...

    Published December 9th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Art Therapy and Learning Disabilities

    "Don't guess my happiness"

    Edited by Stephanie Bull, Kevin O'Farrell

    In this book Stephanie Bull and Kevin O’Farrell bring together practising clinicians who provide an insight into using contemporary art therapy with people with learning disabilities. The authentic voice of people who have learning disabilities is central to the book, and case examples, snapshots...

    Published April 25th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Assessment in Art Therapy

    Edited by Andrea Gilroy, Robin Tipple, Christopher Brown

    Assessment in Art Therapy gives a unique insight into the diverse contemporary practices that constitute assessment in art therapy, providing an overview of the different approaches employed in Britain and the USA today. This professional handbook comprises three parts. 'Sitting Beside'...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Cultivating the Arts in Education and Therapy

    By Malcolm Ross

    The constituency for education and therapy in the arts is rapidly expanding beyond the conventional school and clinical settings to include the wider community. In Cultivating the Arts in Education and Therapy, Malcolm Ross integrates traditional Chinese Five Element Theory, also known as The Five...

    Published June 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Art of Art Therapy

    What Every Art Therapist Needs to Know, 2nd Edition

    By Judith A. Rubin

    The Art of Art Therapy is written primarily to help art therapists define and then refine a way of thinking about their work. This new edition invites the reader to first consider closely the main elements of the discipline embodied in its name: The Art Part and The Therapy Part. The interface...

    Published April 17th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Navigating Art Therapy

    A Therapist’s Companion

    Edited by Chris Wood

    From Art-making as a Defence to Works of Art, this anthology will help you navigate your way through the ever growing world of art therapy. Art therapy is used in an increasing range of settings and is influenced by a range of disciplines, including psychotherapy, social psychiatry, social work and...

    Published November 8th 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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 June 1st 2010 by Routledge

  10. Materials & Media in Art Therapy

    Critical Understandings of Diverse Artistic Vocabularies

    Edited by Catherine Hyland Moon

    In art making, materials and media are the intermediaries between private ideas, thoughts and feelings, and their external manifestation in a tangible, sensual form. Thus, materials provide the core components of the exchange that occurs between art therapists and clients. This book focuses on the...

    Published March 16th 2010 by Routledge

  11. Introduction to Art Therapy

    Sources & Resources, 2nd Edition

    By Judith A. Rubin

    Introduction to Art Therapy: Sources and Resources, is the thoroughly updated and revised second edition of Judith Rubin’s landmark 1999 text, the first to describe the history of art in both assessment and therapy, and to clarify the differences between artists or teachers who provide "therapeutic...

    Published August 4th 2009 by Routledge

  12. Expressive Therapies Continuum

    A Framework for Using Art in Therapy

    By Lisa D. Hinz

    Expressive Therapies Continuum is distinctive in its application as a foundational theory in the field of art therapy. First developed by Vija Lusebrink, this theory can be used by persons of any theoretical orientation, and has the ability to unite art therapists of varying backgrounds....

    Published March 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  13. Art Therapy with Children

    From Infancy to Adolescence

    Edited by Caroline Case, Tessa Dalley

    Art Therapy with Children: From Infancy to Adolescence takes the reader through the child’s development by describing the specialist work of the art therapist in each developmental stage. This passionate and exciting book demonstrates the wide theoretical base of art therapy presenting new areas of...

    Published September 27th 2007 by Routledge

  14. The Art of Grief

    The Use of Expressive Arts in a Grief Support Group

    Edited by J. Earl Rogers

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    Art and other expressive therapies are increasingly used in grief counseling, not only among children and adolescents, but throughout the developmental spectrum. Creative activities are commonly used in group and individual psychotherapy programs, but it is only relatively recently that these...

    Published June 7th 2007 by Routledge

  15. The Silver Drawing Test and Draw a Story

    Assessing Depression, Aggression, and Cognitive Skills

    By Rawley Silver

    Art can be an invaluable means of communication. It can bypass language and impairment and allow for the expression of thoughts or feelings too difficult to communicate with words. In The Silver Drawing Test and Draw a Story, Rawley Silver draws on her years of experience using therapeutic art with...

    Published May 31st 2007 by Routledge

  16. The Handbook of Art Therapy

    2nd Edition

    By Caroline Case, Tessa Dalley

    What is art therapy? How can art and therapy combine to help individuals understand aspects of their inner life? This new edition of The Handbook of Art Therapy is thoroughly revised and updated and includes new sections on neurobiological research, and a current review of literature and...

    Published October 4th 2006 by Routledge