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Title Using the creative arts in therapy : a practical introduction / edited by Bernie Warren
Edition Second edition
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1993


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 W'PONDS  616.891656 War/Utc  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 189 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. I. Why creative therapy? 1. Introduction / Bernie Warren -- 2. Practical approaches to creative therapy / Bernie Warren -- 3. Checklist of preparations and practical hits for leaders / Bernie Warren -- Pt. II. Practical activities. 4. Folklore and ritual as a basis for creative therapy / Rob Watling -- 5. Using the visual arts to expand personal creativity / Roberta Nadeau -- 6. Dance: developing self-image and self-expression through movement / Bernie Warren and Richard Coaten -- 7. Expanding human potential through music / Keith Yon -- 8. Drama: using the imagination as stepping-stone for personal growth / Bernie Warren -- 9. Storymaking and storytelling: weaving the fabric that creates our lives / Cheryl Neill -- 10. Creating community: ensemble performance using masks, puppets and theatre / Wende Welch
Summary Using the Creative Arts in Therapy is a lucid, readable and practical introduction to the uses of arts and other creative processes to promote health and encourage healing, especially self-healing. Widely recognised as the standard introductory text on creative therapy, the book is now available in a second edition which takes account of new developments within creative therapy and provides an invaluable source of ideas and activities. The contributors, all creative specialists with extensive experience of working in education, rehabilitation and health care, describe in practical detail their work in the fields of folklore and ritual, the visual arts, music, dance, drama, puppetry and storytelling
Analysis Creativity
Humans Therapy
Notes Previous ed.: London : Croom Helm ; Cambridge, Mass : Brookline Books, c1984
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Art therapy.
Arts -- Therapeutic use.
Dance therapy.
Creative ability.
Movement therapy.
Music therapy.
Art Therapy.
Dance Therapy.
Music Therapy.
Art Therapy.
Dance Therapy.
Music Therapy.
Author Warren, Bernie, 1953-
LC no. 92048527
ISBN 0415088143 (PB)