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Art Therapy : A Handbook, Sc - Windy Dryden

Paperback Published: 1st June 1992
ISBN: 9780335098859
Number Of Pages: 272

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Presents new ideas in the theory and practice of art therapy, incorporating them into more established art therapy and pointing to future developments. The book concludes with an examination of the training of art therapists and a look at the future direction of research in the field.

The editors and contributors
Theoretical, political and institutional issuesp. 1
Art therapy: a theoretical perspectivep. 3
Art therapy: new problems, new solutions?p. 25
The organizational context of art therapyp. 49
The practice of art therapyp. 71
Using art therapy with 'chronic' long-term psychiatric patientsp. 73
Art therapy with elderly people in statutory carep. 90
Art therapy with people who have severe learning difficultiesp. 105
Art therapy with familiesp. 125
Art therapy with children and adolescentsp. 140
Art therapy in the treatment of women with eating disordersp. 155
Art therapy in the treatment of alcohol and drug abusep. 173
Brief art therapy in acute states: a process-oriented approachp. 189
Training and researchp. 209
The training of art therapists: past, present and future issuesp. 211
Research in art therapyp. 229
Name indexp. 248
Subject indexp. 251
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ISBN: 9780335098859
ISBN-10: 0335098851
Series: Psychotherapy Handbook Series
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st June 1992
Publisher: Open University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.3  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1