Artful Therapy

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SKU: SONG0471677949
ISBN : 9780471677949
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Artful Therapy

Artful Therapy

Use the therapeutic potential of art to make progress in yourpractice

Artful Therapy shows you how to use art to make a difference intherapy. Using visual imagery and art creation, you can help peoplewith medical problems understand how they feel about their illness;victims of abuse "tell without talking"; and substance abuse andeating disorder clients tap into unresolved issues. These are justa few examples of how the power of art can improve yourpractice.

Ideal for mental health professionals and allied workers withlittle or no art background, this accessible and proven guide takesyou through the techniques of using art and visual imagery, andshows you how they can benefit clients of varying ages andabilities. With the art therapy tools provided, you can openpotentially groundbreaking new dialogues with your clients.

Author Judith Aron Rubin draws on more than forty years experienceas an art therapist to help you maximize the value of art as atherapeutic tool, in both the mental health disciplines, such aspsychology and social work, and related specialties.

An accompanying DVD contains models for practitioners, showing arttherapy being in actual clinical practice. The DVD clearlymodels:
* Initiating the art-making process
* Using art in assessment
* Using mental imagery, with or without art
* Implementing other art forms--such as drama and music--intherapy
* Using art with a variety of client types, including children,families, and groups
* Assigning art as "homework"

Whether or not you have art therapy with your clients or arethinking about integrating art therapy in your practice, making themost of art in the clinical setting begins with Artful Therapy.

Specification of Artful Therapy

AuthorJudith Aron Rubin
Publication Date2005
Height9.2 inch.
Length0.9 inch.
Width6 inch.
Weight1.15 pounds pounds.

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