The Cinematic Mirror for Psychology and Life Coaching / Edition 1

The Cinematic Mirror for Psychology and Life Coaching / Edition 1

by Mary Banks Gregerson
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Springer New York
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The Cinematic Mirror for Psychology and Life Coaching / Edition 1

Dr. Mary Gregerson, a psychologist with specialties in health, environment, and media psychology, has published and presented nationally an internationally on the subject of psychology and film. In addition, Dr. Gregerson's critiques of films have been published in print and on the Internet. She has also consulted with theater, television, and film in both the direct portrayals of psychology and psychologists as well as the more subtle integration of psychology into character, plot, and action elements.

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ISBN-13: 9781441911131
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 12/22/2009
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Story Board: The “Filmist” Fall of the Cinematic Fourth Wall.- Act One: Introduction.- When Will Hollywood Get the Family Right?.- The Dawning of Desire Skewed Through a Media Lens and the Loss of American Adolescence: M I 4 U?.- Lives Through Film: 49 UP and the UP Series as a Longitudinal Study of Personality and Social Change.- Cinematherapy: Using Movie Metaphors to Explore Real Relationships in Counseling and Coaching.- International Cinema: An Abundant Mental Health Resource of Films for Education, Communication, and Transformation.- Trauma and the Media: How Movies can Create and Relieve Trauma.- The Myth of Mental Illness in the Movies and Its Impact on Forensic Psychology.- Looking at Disability Through a Different Lens: Reinterpreting Disability Images in Line with Positive Psychology.- Cinema as Alchemy for Healing and Transformation: Using the Power of Films in Psychotherapy and Coaching.- Deconstructing: Perspectives on Perspective-Making.- The Final Curtain: Movies as Models.

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