Poetry Therapy: Theory and Practice / Edition 1

Poetry Therapy: Theory and Practice / Edition 1

by Nicholas Mazza
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415944864

ISBN-13: 9780415944861

Pub. Date: 02/04/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Poetry therapy has been formally recognized as a valuable form of treatment for over thirty years, and has been proven effective worldwide with many diverse clients. Written by a pioneer and consistent leader in the field, Poetry Therapy: Theory and Practice presents a unified model for the effective practice of poetry therapy. Based on his wealth of…  See more details below

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Poetry therapy has been formally recognized as a valuable form of treatment for over thirty years, and has been proven effective worldwide with many diverse clients. Written by a pioneer and consistent leader in the field, Poetry Therapy: Theory and Practice presents a unified model for the effective practice of poetry therapy. Based on his wealth of clinical and theoretical knowledge, Dr. Nicholas Mazza outlines a tripartite system composed of receptive, expressive, and symbolic modes of practice. This text serves as a primary resource for any serious practitioner interested in poetry therapy, bibliotherapy, writing and healing, or the broader area of creative/expressive arts therapies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415944861
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/04/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction. The Place of Poetry Therapy in Psychology: Historical and Theoretical Foundations. Part II: Model and Modalities. Poetry Therapy Practice Model and Individual Treatment. Poetry Therapy and Family Psychology. Group Therapy: Advancing Process and Outcome through Poetic Methods. Part III: Special Topics. Working with Children. Poetry Therapy and Adolescent Suicide. Poetry Therapy and Battered Women. Poetry Therapy and the Elderly. Part IV: Research and Professional Development. Advancing the Research Base for Poetry Therapy: An Agenda for the Millennium. Toward a Field of Poetry Therapy. Appendices.

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