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In this resource for practitioners and students, 11 contributions from Hogan (U. of Derby) and other British therapists discuss gender issues in art therapy. Some of the topics addressed include therapist and client homophobia, working with men, and feminist theory's contributions to art therapy. The volume is illustrated with examples of clients' artwork. Distributed in the U.S. by Taylor & Francis. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781853027987
  • Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
  • Publication date: 12/28/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 9
Introduction: Contesting Identities 11
Ch. 1 Feminist Art Therapy: Contributions from Feminist Theory and Contemporary Art Practice 31
Ch. 2 Just a Stage I'm Going Through: Reflections on a Placement in an Adolescent Psychiatric Unit 46
Ch. 3 Art Therapy with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Clients 53
Ch. 4 Singing with Pleasure and Shouting with Anger: Working With Gay and Lesbian Clients in Art Therapy 69
Ch. 5 From the Peninsula: The Geography of Gender Issues in Art Therapy 92
Ch. 6 Working with Men 108
Ch. 7 A Mediterranean Perspective on the Art Therapist's Sexual Orientation 126
Ch. 8 A Discussion of the Use of Art Therapy with Women who are Pregnant or who have Recently Given Birth 148
Ch. 9 Re-Visions on Group Art Therapy with Women who have Experienced Domestic and Sexual Violence 173
Ch. 10 Decolonisation: Third World Women and Conflicts in Feminist Perspectives and Art Therapy 185
Ch. 11 Challenging Invisibility - Outrageous Agers 194
The Contributors 228
Subject Index 232
Author Index 237
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