Handbook of Inquiry in the Arts Therapies: One River, Many Currents

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781853021534
  • Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/1/1993
  • Pages: 292
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface: What Are the Arts Therapies?
1 Introduction to Inquiry in the Arts Therapies 1
2 'Why Don't Arts Therapists Do Research?' 7
3 From Practitioner to Researcher: Research as a Learning Process 16
4 The Active Witness: The Acquisition of Meaning in Dramatherapy 41
5 Research into Dramatherapy Theory and Practice: Some Implications for Training 56
6 On 'Being the Thing I Am': An Inquiry into the Therapeutic Aspects of Shakespeare's As You Like It 68
7 Dramatherapy Across Europe - Cultural Contradictions: An Inquiry into the Parameters of British Training and Practice 79
8 The Retrospective Review of Pictures: Data for Research in Art Therapy 91
9 The Art of Science with Clients: Beginning Collaborative Inquiry in Process Work, Art Therapy and Acute States 104
10 Research as an Act of Creation 130
11 Movement Assessment in Schizophrenia 138
12 Emerging Methodology in Dance Movement Therapy Research: A Way Forward 164
13 The Feeling of Sound: The Effect of Music and Low Frequency Sound in Reducing Anxiety and Challenging Behaviour in Clients with Learning Difficulties 177
14 Research in Music Therapy with Sexually Abused Clients 197
15 Permission to Play: The Search for Self Through Music Therapy Research with Children Presenting with Communication Difficulties 218
16 Directory of Arts Therapies Research 229
Reflections 253
Contributors' Biographies 255
Useful Addresses 259
Index 260
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