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Using Drawings In Assessment And Therapy

Author : Gerald D. Oster
ISBN : 9781583910375
Genre : Psychology
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This revised edition presents a comprehensive overview of drawing methods used in evaluation and treatment. Providing a blend of assessment techniques and therapeutic uses of drawing, this text is a practical resource for clinicans working in a variety of treatment settings.

Drawings In Assessment And Psychotherapy

Author : Leonard Handler
ISBN : 9781136273841
Genre : Psychology
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Drawing is a language, projected by children and adults, reflecting their joy and pain. It is used extensively by clinical psychologists, art therapists, social workers, and other mental health professionals in the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, adults, and couples. This book brings together a renowned group of professionals to analyze the research and application of the most popular assessment and treatment tools. Tests discussed include the Draw-a-Person Test, the House-Tree-Person Test, the Kinetic Family Drawing Test, the Art Therapy-Projective Imagery Assessment, and the Wartegg Drawing Completion Test. Working with sexually and physically abused children, assessing clients with anorexia nervosa, and the influence of osteopathic treatment on drawings are some of the special topics considered. Numerous case studies are also included.

Children Draw And Tell

Author : Marvin Klepsch
ISBN : 9781317758655
Genre : Psychology
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First published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Roads To The Unconscious

Author : Michael J. Hanes
ISBN : 9781885473134
Genre : Psychology
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Interpreting Projective Drawings

Author : Marvin Leibowitz
ISBN : 9781134871506
Genre : Psychology
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Art Therapy And Ad Hd

Author : Diane Stein Safran
ISBN : 9781843107095
Genre : Psychology
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In the first part of her book, the author explores ways of using art therapy and of setting up art therapy groups. The later chapters offer therapists more detailed guidance on therapy sessions with clients with AD/HD. Her advice and practical suggestions will be useful to anyone with an interest in AD/HD.

Art On Trial

Author : David E. Gussak
ISBN : 9780231534277
Genre : Psychology
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A man kidnaps his two children, murders one, and attempts to kill the other. The prosecution seeks the death penalty, while the defense employs an unusual strategy to avoid the sentence. The defendant's attorneys turn to more than 100 examples of his artwork, created over many years, to determine whether he was mentally ill at the time he committed the crimes. Detailing an outstanding example of the use of forensic art therapy in a capital murder case, David Gussak, an art therapist contracted by the defense to analyze the images that were to be presented as evidence, recounts his findings and his testimony in court, as well as the future implications of his work for criminal proceedings. Gussak describes the role of the art therapist as an expert witness in a murder case, the way to use art as evidence, and the conclusions and assessments that professionals can draw from a defendant's artworks. He examines the effectiveness of expert testimony as communicated by the prosecution, defense, and court, and weighs the moral, ethical, and legal consequences of relying on such evidence. For professionals and general readers, this gripping volume presents a convincing account of the ability of art to reflect a damaged and dangerous psyche. A leading text on an emerging field, Art on Trial demonstrates the practical applications of an innovative approach to clinical assessment and treatment.

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.

The Art Of Strategic Therapy

Author : Jay Haley
ISBN : 9780203008881
Genre : Psychology
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In The Art of Strategic Therapy, the reader can for the first time experience Jay Haley's progressing work from weekly sessions with a training group where he discusses supervisory diagnostics and interview planning, and offers line directives and case debriefings. He handles a variety of techniques in treating depression, violence and psychosis in therapy with couples, children, families and different ethnic groups. Anthropologist Madeleine Richeport-Haley provides critical analysis of the cultural backgrounds of the various ethnic groups in treatment. Visit for additional resources by Jay Haley, including live videos of the pioneering therapist in action.

Collaborative Therapeutic Assessment

Author : Stephen E. Finn
ISBN : 9781118168646
Genre : Psychology
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A guide to conducting Collaborative/Therapeutic Assessment to promote client growth Mental health professionals are increasingly enthusiastic about and ready to use psychological test data, research, and theory in life-relevant ways to improve diagnosis, client care, and treatment outcomes. With Collaborative/Therapeutic Assessment (C/TA), clients participate actively with the assessor in exploring how their test scores and patterns reflect who they are in their daily lives and how they can learn to help themselves cope with life's challenges. Using a case study approach to demonstrate how to apply C/TA in practice, Collaborative/Therapeutic Assessment provides practitioners with a variety of flexible and adaptable case examples featuring adults, children, adolescents, couples, and families from different backgrounds in need of treatment for assorted concerns. Designed for both experienced and novice clinicians, the book begins with a brief history of C/TA, and provides clear definitions of the distinctions among many common approaches. It uniquely presents: Eighteen diverse C/TA assessments covering: depression, multiple suicide attempts, severe abuse, dissociation, an adolescent psychiatric ward, custody evaluation, a couple in crisis, and collaborative neuropsychology Guidance on how both client and clinician can agree on the best course of action through joint exploration of assessment procedures, results, and implications Closely related approaches to psychological testing, including Individualized Assessment, Collaborative Assessment, Therapeutic Model of Assessment, Collaborative/Therapeutic Neuropsychological Assessment, and Rorschach-based psychotherapy Clearly labeled Teaching Points in each chapter Collaborative/Therapeutic Assessment provides psychologists in all areas of assessment, and at all levels of experience, with powerful C/TA examples that can dramatically illuminate and improve clients' lives.

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