Art Therapy And Eating Disorders

Art Therapy And Eating Disorders

by Mury Rabin
     
 

A step-by-step approach to a unique art therapy technique (known as Phenomenal and Nonphenomenal Body Image Tasks, or "PNBIT") used to treat individuals with eating disorders. It focuses upon the individual's search for congruence between his physical reality and his self-image. The book also demonstrates how this technique may be used by clinicians other than art

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Overview

A step-by-step approach to a unique art therapy technique (known as Phenomenal and Nonphenomenal Body Image Tasks, or "PNBIT") used to treat individuals with eating disorders. It focuses upon the individual's search for congruence between his physical reality and his self-image. The book also demonstrates how this technique may be used by clinicians other than art therapists and its usefulness in combination with other therapeutic techniques. It includes five case studies that illustrate how the PNBIT technique functions in practice.

Columbia University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231127684
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
04/01/2003
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
0.69(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Mury Rabin is a registered art therapist who has a private practice as a consultant on eating disorders. She received New York University's Phi Delta Kappa Award for her research on this technique, about which she has lectured widely.

Columbia University Press

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