Play and Art in Child Psychotherapy: An Expressive Arts Therapy Approach

Play and Art in Child Psychotherapy: An Expressive Arts Therapy Approach

by Ellen G. Levine

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ISBN-13: 9781849055048
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 12/21/2014
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Ellen G. Levine is Co-Founder and Faculty member of ISIS-Canada, a Senior Staff Social Worker at the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre for Children's Mental Health, and a core faculty member of the European Graduate School, Switzerland. She has been working with children and parents in a clinical setting with the arts and play for over 30 years and is co-author of Art in Action: Expressive Arts Therapy and Social Change and Principles and Practice of Expressive Arts Therapy: Toward a Therapeutic Aesthetics, both published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers. She lives in Toronto, Canada.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Part 1. Theoretical Foundations. 1.1. Art Therapy, Child Psychotherapy and Expressive Arts Therapy: A Professional Autobiography. 1.2. Working with Children and Parents: The Architecture of a Session. Part 2. Clinical Practice and Arts-Based Research. 2.1. Playing with Sadness – The Beauty that Sustains. 2.2. Playing with War – The Round Nest. 2.3. Playing with Anger and Control – Playmates. 2.4. Playing as Food – Taking Risks and Crossing Boundaries. 2.5. Playing with the House – Keep Moving, Keep Playing. Conclusion. Appendix: The Developmental Profile and Treatment Progress Report. References.

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