Publisher description for Using the creative arts in therapy : a practical introduction / edited by Bernie Warren.


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This edition of Using the Creative Arts in Therapy has been updated to include developments in creative therapy and to reflect changing attitudes on the role of the arts in therapy. Its emphasis is on promoting health and encouraging healing, particularly self-healing. The contributors, all creative specialists with extensive experience of working in education, rehabilitation and health care, describe in detail their work in the fields of folklore and ritual, the visual arts, music, dance, drama, puppetry and storytelling. Designed for all those who are interested in using the arts in their professional practice, this book provides a practical approach to the use of the arts in special education, rehabilitation and health care.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Arts -- Therapeutic use.
Movement therapy.
Creative ability.
Art Therapy.
Creativeness.
Dance Therapy.
Music Therapy.