Neurological, Cognitive and Evolutionary Perspectives
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
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
Using Images in Research, Therapy, Empowerment, and Social Change
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
"Don't guess my happiness"
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
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
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
What Every Art Therapist Needs to Know, 2nd Edition
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
A Therapist’s Companion
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
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
Critical Understandings of Diverse Artistic Vocabularies
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
Sources & Resources, 2nd Edition
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
A Framework for Using Art in Therapy
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
From Infancy to Adolescence
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
The Use of Expressive Arts in a Grief Support Group
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
Assessing Depression, Aggression, and Cognitive Skills
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
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
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