Dance Movement Therapy: A Creative Psychotherapeutic Approach

Dance Movement Therapy: A Creative Psychotherapeutic Approach

by Bonnie Meekums
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0761957669

ISBN-13: 9780761957669

Pub. Date: 09/14/2002

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Meekums, a UK-based clinical specialist in dance movement therapy and psychotherapy, provides an introduction to Dance Movement Therapy (DMT), a form of psychotherapy. Includes an overview of theory and practice; DMT practice as a creative process consisting of preparation, incubation, illumination, and evaluation; a "containment" approach to DMT; the role of DMT in

Overview

Meekums, a UK-based clinical specialist in dance movement therapy and psychotherapy, provides an introduction to Dance Movement Therapy (DMT), a form of psychotherapy. Includes an overview of theory and practice; DMT practice as a creative process consisting of preparation, incubation, illumination, and evaluation; a "containment" approach to DMT; the role of DMT in deepening insight; and the role of DMT in processing and evaluating transitions. Includes ample vignettes, references, and useful addresses. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761957669
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/14/2002
Series:
Creative Therapies in Practice Series
Pages:
130
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tablesviii
Forewordix
Prefacexi
Acknowledgementsxii
Abbreviationsxiv
Part IMapping the Territory1
1The Regional Map: An Overview of this Book3
2The Detailed Map: DMT as a Creative Psychotherapy13
Part IIThe Journey37
3Preparation: Warming Up and Getting Started39
4Incubation and Illumination: Letting Go into the Darkness and Seeing a Light83
5Evaluation: The Final Campfire102
AppendixUseful Addresses119
References120
Index127

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