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The Arts Therapies : A Revolution in Healthcare - Dr. Phil Jones

The Arts Therapies

A Revolution in Healthcare

Paperback Published: 1st December 2004
ISBN: 9781583918128
Number Of Pages: 296

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The separate arts therapies--drama, art, music and dance--are becoming available to increasing numbers of clients, as mental health professionals discover the potential of the arts therapies to reach and help people. But what are the arts therapies, and what do they offer clients? "The Arts Therapies "provides in one volume a guide to the different disciplines and their current practice and thinking. It presents: * A clear analysis of the relationship between therapist, client and art form * Exploration of the practice and key contributions made to the field by practitioners internationally and within many different contexts * Discussion of how the arts therapies relate to established health services "The Arts Therapies: A Revolution in Healthcare" is a unique book that provides a thorough and up-to-date overview of the arts therapies. It will prove invaluable to arts therapists who wish to learn more about the whole field, and to mental health professionals who want to know whatthe arts therapies can offer their clients.

Foreword. an Introduction to The Arts Therapies
The Arts Therapies: Definitions and Developments
Definitions in Flux
Contexts and Aims
What is Art Therapy?
What is Music Therapy?
What is Dramatherapy?
What is Dance Movement Therapy?
Between the Arts Therapies
Backgrounds, Histories and Encounters
From the First Happening to the Shadow of Logic
From the First Happening
'Everything is Ripe'
Art and Science
The Rise of the Medical Model and the Shadow of Logic
Agents of Transformation
Arts, Therapy, Play
The Arts in the Arts Therapies
The Sensuous Encounter
The Arts Therapies and the Unconscious
Playing, Development and Change
The Client Therapist Relationship
Paradigms, Dialogues and Discoveries
The Client and Arts Therapist
Dialogues and Diversity
The Client and Arts Therapist
Traditions and Discoveries Introduction
Efficacy: What Works in the Gallery?
What Works in the Clinic?
Conclusion: From the Triangular Relationship to the Active Witness: Core Processes in the Arts Therapies
Useful Organisations and Websites
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ISBN: 9781583918128
ISBN-10: 1583918124
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 1st December 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1