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Art Psychotherapy Groups

ISBN : 9781317725275
Genre : Psychology
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A growing number of art therapists are also trained in group analytic psychotherapy. This book explores the new theories and models for practice arising from the merging of these two disciplines. Contributors ask whether a model can be applied universally to art therapy group work with diverse client groups. They present in-depth case studies looking at work with the following:- * children * drug and alcohol abusers * forensic patients * patients on acute psychiatric wards * the cognitively-impaired elderly * institutionalised patients moving into the community A common theme which emerges is that the physical use of art materials and the space of the art room offer a possibility for communication of feelings which is not possible in purely verbal groups. This allows clients who would not normally be considered for group therapy to benefit from a psychodynamic group process.

Art Therapy For Groups

Author : Marian Liebmann
ISBN : 9781134951192
Genre : Psychology
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This book presents a collection of practical exercises, games, structures and techniques for use by art therapists, teachers and other groupwork leaders working in schools, hospitals and day centres.

Group Interactive Art Therapy

Author : Diane Waller
ISBN : 9781134945313
Genre : Psychology
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Diane Waller presents the first theoretical formulation of a model which effectively integrates the change-enhancing factors of both group psychotherapy and art therapy. Drawing on her wide experience as an art psychotherapist and a group therapist, she shows how this model works in practice through a series of illustrated case examples of a variety of client and training groups from different societies and cultures.

A Practical Guide To Art Therapy Groups

Author : Diane Fausek
ISBN : 0789001365
Genre : Psychology
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Are you in need of some variety and imagination for your art therapy repertoire? If so, this is the book for you! Diane Fausek's unique approaches, materials, and advice will inspire you to tap into your own well of creativity to design your own treatment plans. A Practical Guide to Art Therapy Groups lays out the ingredients and the step-by-step plans, but it's up to you to mix in your own caring and therapeutic skills to get the results you want. A Practical Guide to Art Therapy Groups is the only book of its kind. It gives you not only fresh ideas, but also specific directions on topic and material implementation. With the book's specific guidelines and practical advice, you will find planning therapeutic group sessions easier and less time-consuming. When struggling for ideas, you can turn to this book as a source for many appealing themes and issues, already organized and grouped together with compatible materials for your convenience. You will learn how to: interweave fabric techniques and collage with personal philosophies and challenges enhance sensory stimulation through collage use painting techniques to improve abstract thinking skills and the ability to find images develop collage techniques using both traditional and nontraditional materials employ nature objects that emphasize clients’own natural flaws and strengths use stencils and the individual's silhouette to focus thoughts and energies at self-definition and group dynamics Within this book, you'll find many successful treatment plans that have been used in long-term care settings with clients affected by Alzheimer's, stroke complications, geri-psychiatric conditions, and developmental disabilities. Each plan can be adapted to fit your particular setting and the needs of your clients. Whether you are a student, a counselor, an art therapist, or an activity director, A Practical Guide to Art Therapy Groups can help you provide innovative, fun, and therapeutic opportunities for your clients and open the doors to communication.

Group Process Made Visible

Author : Shirley Riley
ISBN : 9781134943814
Genre : Psychology
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This book introduces the reader to the approach and general philosophy of the use of art as an additional language in group therapy. It demonstrates the usefulness of the language of art in enabling group therapists and their clients to understand group members' perceptions of constructs and realities.

Time Limited Art Psychotherapy

Author : Rose Hughes
ISBN : 9781317536062
Genre : Psychology
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Time-limited Art Psychotherapy: Developments in Theory and Practice comes at a watershed in the provision of art psychotherapy in public services. The increase in 'payment by results', clinical throughput and evidence-based practice, as well as the changing NHS context means there is an increasing need to provide effective therapeutic treatments within brief time limits where appropriate. The book brings together the developments in theory and practice in time-limited working strategies emerging in the field. The contributors, all practising therapists, examine the practice of time-limited art therapy with different clients in a range of settings, with a variety of approaches, showing how they react and adapt to the changing face of mental health services. Time-limited Art Psychotherapy will be essential reading to trainers and trainees in art psychotherapy and other schools of psychotherapy who integrate creative approaches within their practice. It will also form a useful contribution to the continuing professional development for a range of psychological therapists and practitioners of integrated psychotherapies such as CAT and mentalisation based therapies amongst others.

Group Analytic Art Therapy

Author : Gerry McNeilly
ISBN : 9781843103011
Genre : Psychology
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This book offers an illuminating insight into McNeilly's theories and practical applications of group art therapy in the context of significant developments in the field."

Clinical Art Therapy

Author : Helen B. Landgarten
ISBN : 9781134841899
Genre : Psychology
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Published in 1987, Clinical Art Therapy is a valuable contribution to the field of Psychotherapy.

Art Therapy And Health Care

Author : Cathy A. Malchiodi
ISBN : 9781462507221
Genre : Psychology
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Demonstrating the benefits of creative expression for patients living with acute or chronic illness, this volume provides a complete, practical introduction to medical art therapy. It presents evidence-based strategies for helping people of all ages--from young children to older adults--cope with physical and cognitive symptoms, reduce stress, and improve their quality of life. The book includes detailed case material and 110 illustrations. It describes ways to work with individuals and groups with specific health conditions and challenges, as well as their family members. Contributors are experienced art therapists who combine essential knowledge with in-depth clinical guidance. This e-book edition features 87 full-color illustrations. (Illustrations will appear in black and white on black-and-white e-readers).

Art Therapy With Young Survivors Of Sexual Abuse

Author : Jenny Murphy
ISBN : 9781134626601
Genre : Psychology
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Dealing with the aftermath of childhood sexual abuse remains one of the major issues in child and adolescent mental health. Yet, until now, little has been written for art therapists and related professionals involved in this sensitive field. Art Therapy with Young Survivors of Sexual Abuse is a guide to practice with this group. Containing a range of illustrative case material from both individual and group therapy, the book addresses the important issues faced by professionals, including: * male therapist countertransference * the therapist's relationship with the client's family and wider networks * assessment using art therapy * the value of art therapy with groups. Art Therapy with Young Survivors of Sexual Abuse will provide not only art therapists, but other professionals working with sexually abused children and adolescents, with a stimulating discussion of the current issues in this area.

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