Art Therapy

Art Therapy

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What is art therapy? How do art therapists use art to understand and to help people? What does the future of art therapy look like? This book provides a qmap of the territoryq of this rapidly-growing discipline. Surveying the field from both a historical and a current perspective, the book covers a wide variety of practitioners and approaches. The reader will learn how art therapy is used to assess and to treat people of all ages and conditions - in many kinds of settings, including clinics, hospitals, schools, prisons, community centers, and nursing homes. Art Therapy: An Introduction brings art therapy to life with over 40 clinical vignettes and almost 200 illustrations of artwork and of art therapy in action. Offering a rich array of sources and resources, the book will be of interest to clinicians and teachers in many fields, such as psychiatry, psychology, social work, counseling, art, and education.With the help of colleagues in psychiatry and psychology, they also developed scoring methods and rating manuals, the most elaborate one being the Dent- Kwiatkowska Rating Manual (Cf. Kwiatkowska, 1978, Appendix IV). In aquot;Art andanbsp;...

Title:Art Therapy
Author:Judith Aron Rubin
Publisher:Psychology Press - 1999


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