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
The use of expressive arts in a grief group -- Introduction -- Leading grief support groups -- Basics of grief and loss -- Children and teens -- How to use this book -- The grief support group curriculum : eight sessions -- Session 1 : The storytellers--oral history and introduction -- Session 2 : The written story--creative writing, journalism. and poetry -- Session 3 : Sandtray--an accessible strategy for the grief process -- Session 4 : The body of grief -- Session 5 : The art of collage--visions and images -- Session 6 : The music / Nicole Burgess -- Session 7 : Drama and theater / Lauren B. Chandler -- Session 8 : Grief and the sacred art of ritual / Janet Shaw Rogers -- Alternative art forms, programs, and stories of art and healing -- The painters / Deborah Koff-Chapin, Carol McIntyre, and Judith Koeleman -- The writers / Sara Baker and Sara Spaulding-Phillips -- Programs in art / Debra Mier, Laura Thomae, and Carole M. McNamee -- Programs for teens and children / Sandra Baughman and Laura Kiser -- Alternative art forms / J. Earl Rogers and Janet Feldman -- Stories of art, grief, and healing / Thomas D. Moore ... [et al.] -- Conclusion.
Published: 29th May 2007