The Arts Therapies provides, in one volume, a guide to the different disciplines and their current practice and thinking. It presents:
* A clear analysis of the relationship between client, therapist and art form.
* An exploration of research, practice and key contributions made to the field by practitioners internationally and within many different contexts.
* Discussion of how the arts therapies relate to established health services.
The Arts Therapies: A revolution in healthcare is a unique book that provides a thorough and up-to-date overview of the arts therapies. It will prove invaluable to arts therapists, health professionals, and all those who wish to learn more about the field.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Phil Jones, Leeds Metropolitan University, has held the posts of Principal Lecturer on Masters programmes in Drama and Art Therapy, and course leader of Advanced Training in Art Therapy and Dramatherapy, Postgraduate Diploma in Dramatherapy and Foundations in Art, Drama and Dance Movement Therapy. He is also author of Drama As Therapy: Theatre as Living (Routledge).
Table of Contents
Part 1: Introduction. Foreword. An Introduction to The Arts Therapies. Part 2: The Arts Therapies: Definitions and Developments. Definitions in Flux: Contexts and Aims. What is Art Therapy? What is Music Therapy? What is Dramatherapy? What is Dance Movement Therapy? Between the Arts Therapies. Part 3: Backgrounds, Histories and Encounters: From the First Happening to the Shadow of Logic. From the First Happening. 'Everything is Ripe'. Art and Science: The Rise of the Medical Model and the Shadow of Logic. Part 4: Agents of Transformation: Arts, Therapy, Play. The Arts in the Arts Therapies. The Sensuous Encounter: The Arts Therapies and the Unconscious. Playing, Development and Change. Part 5: The Client Therapist Relationship: Paradigms, Dialogues and Discoveries. The Client and Arts Therapist: Dialogues and Diversity. The Client and Arts Therapist: Traditions and Discoveries Introduction. Efficacy: What Works in the Gallery? What Works in the Clinic? Conclusion: From the Triangular Relationship to the Active Witness: Core Processes in the Arts Therapies. Useful Organisations and Websites.