Art as Therapy

Collected Papers

Author: Edith Kramer

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 184642982X

Category: Psychology

Page: 272

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Edith Kramer is one of the pioneers in the field of art therapy, known and respected throughout the world. This collection of papers reflects her lifetime of work in this field, showing how her thoughts and practice have developed over the years. She considers a wide spectrum of issues, covering art, art therapy, society, ethology and clinical practice and placing art therapy in its social and historical context. Drawing on her very considerable personal experience as an art therapist, Kramer illustrates her conviction that art making is central to practice and cautions against making words primary and art secondary in art therapy. Art as Therapy offers a rare insight into the personal development of one of the world's leading art therapists and the development of art therapy as a profession. It will make fascinating reading for anyone interested in art therapy.

Art as Therapy

Author: Alain Botton,John Armstrong

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714872780

Category: Art

Page: 240

View: 2989

Two authorities on popular culture reveal the ways in which art can enhance mood and enrich lives - now available in paperback This passionate, thought-provoking, often funny, and always-accessible book proposes a new way of looking at art, suggesting that it can be useful, relevant, and therapeutic. Through practical examples, the world-renowned authors argue that certain great works of art have clues as to how to manage the tensions and confusions of modern life. Chapters on love, nature, money, and politics show how art can help with many common difficulties, from forging good relationships to coming to terms with mortality.

Art as Therapy

An Introduction to the Use of Art as a Therapeutic Technique

Author: Tessa Dalley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134954417

Category: Psychology

Page: 240

View: 4151

Art as Therapy introduces the theory and practice of art therapy in a concise, accessible and informative way. Tessa Dalley's introduction gives an overview of basic issues, research and development. Subsequent chapters, written by specialists, are chosen to demonstrate the ways in which art therapy can be applied to different client groups, in a variety of clinical settings. These include children, adolescents suffering from anorexia nervosa, the mentally handicapped, the elderly and terminally ill, those in psychiatric hospitals and prison inmates. Illustrated case studies provide visual explanations for the art therapy processes and the final chapter discusses training for the profession. Art as Therapy has been welcomed by art therapists, social workers, psychologists, nurses and teachers.

Symbolic Images in Art as Therapy

Author: Rita M. Simon

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415122283

Category: Medical

Page: 195

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Combing detailed case material and over 80 examples of patients' work, the author describes how the symbolic image and the style in which it is represented often relate to a particular stage in the integration of painful experience.

THE DYNAMICS OF ART AS THERAPY WITH ADOLESCENTS

(2nd Ed.)

Author: Bruce L. Moon

Publisher: Charles C Thomas Publisher

ISBN: 0398087490

Category: Psychology

Page: 308

View: 7462

This new and timely second edition, updated with an expanded discussion of arts-based processes and additional instructions and heartfelt client narratives, continues in the trajectory of the first, promising to shape and provide guidance to both current and next generation of art therapists in the studio-based approach to working with a challenging and often maligned population. It continues to offer much in the way of guidance, motivation, and practical advice around the use of art making as the central curative component when developing therapeutic relationships with hurt and troubled teens. The author’s initial focus is on understanding the developmental issues facing adolescents and how these affect the psychotherapeutic treatment. This includes an outline of the phases of therapy: Resistance Phase, Imaging Phase, Immersion Phase, and Letting Go Phase. The second primary focus is devoted to the art as therapy approach to art psychotherapy, with several chapters examining components of this model. The final focus presents the author’s therapeutic approach to working with adolescents through responsive art making. A positive by-product of the book is that the reader will find many practical suggestions regarding materials, artistic tasks, and therapeutic techniques. In addition, the text is greatly enhanced by the powerful illustrations that highlight the chapters’ case narratives. This new edition continues to share the author’s essential philosophical, technical, pragmatic, and ethical aspects of practicing art therapy that have made him a standard-bearer for those who believe in the therapeutic power of art. The Dynamics of Art as Therapy with Adolescents should be a cornerstone text for any Adolescent Art Therapy course.

Inward Journey

Art as Therapy

Author: N.A

Publisher: Open Court Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780875483689

Category: Medical

Page: 133

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Der Lauf der Liebe

Roman

Author: Alain de Botton

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104035644

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 5902

Ein fesselndes Plädoyer für das WAGNIS DER LIEBE. Am Anfang ist jede Liebe leicht. Wie aber geht es mit ihr weiter? Wie gelingt es, zu zweit das Glück zu finden? In seinem neuen Roman durchleuchtet Alain de Botton gnadenlos, aber einfühlsam die Liebesgeschichte von Rabih und Kirsten. Die Wahl der Ikea-Gläser, das Kennenlernen der Schwiegereltern, die Frage, ob die Butter tatsächlich im Kühlschrank stehen soll - all das gibt Anlass für die größten Dramen. Und so wie de Botton mit seinem berühmten Scharfblick erzählt, erkennen wir jene Strukturen der Liebe, die uns allen gleichermaßen Glück und Leid bereiten.

Art as therapy

Author: Jyoti Sahi

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 7

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The Symbolism of Style

Art as Therapy

Author: Rita M. Simon

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415041317

Category: Psychology

Page: 209

View: 7218

Art as Therapy

Inspiration, Innovation, and Ideas

Author: Diane Fausek-Steinbach

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781882883578

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 133

View: 3588

Why you will love this book: * It's full of wonderful activities you can lead today for your activity or therapy group. * The ideas will spark your creativity and the creativity of your group. * It shows you how to get art supplies for free from the Internet. * Some of the art is display quality, and can even be used as a fund raiser. * Other projects are just for the joy of the process. * There's something for every level of cognitive and physical skill.

Versuch über die Liebe

Roman

Author: Alain De Botton,Helmut Frielinghaus

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783596138395

Category:

Page: 296

View: 7221

...Eine umwerfend originelle, gelehrte und witzige Reise durch sämtliche Launen der romantischen Liebe...

The Artist As Therapist

Author: Arthur Robbins

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9781853029073

Category: Medical

Page: 226

View: 3375

In this classic text Art Robbins explores the role of the art therapist in integrating aesthetics and psychodynamics into the therapeutic process. He argues that psychological phenomena have their aesthetic counterparts, and that incorporating these elements facilitates the therapeutic process. The artist in the therapist responds to the patient's use of colour, space, form and energy; the therapist uses his or her artist's reaction to ascertain the psychodynamics of the piece.Drawing on his extensive experience as a psychoanalyst, psychologist, art therapist and sculptor, Robbins weaves together object relations theory and principles of art to create a more cohesive understanding of therapeutic treatment. Now reissued by Jessica Kingsley Publishers, The Artist as Therapist integrates art and psychology and has profound implications for all those working in these fields.

Religion für Atheisten

Vom Nutzen der Religion für das Leben

Author: Alain De Botton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783596194582

Category:

Page: 320

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StatusAngst

Author: Alain De Botton

Publisher: Fischer

ISBN: 9781541140219

Category:

Page: 332

View: 5732

Trost der Philosophie

Eine Gebrauchsanweisung

Author: Alain de Botton

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104026440

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 320

View: 2226

Ungeliebt? Geldsorgen? Frust? ? Liebeskummer? Ihnen kann geholfen werden! Geistreich und originell untersucht Alain de Botton, welche Tröstungen die großen Philosophen für die Lebensprobleme moderner Zeitgenossen bereithalten: Was raten uns Sokrates, Epikur, Seneca, Montaigne, Schopenhauer und Nietzsche, wenn man sie, ihr Leben und Werk befragt? Mit erzählerischer Verve und bestechendem Witz untersucht Alain de Botton den Nutzen der Philosophie für das Leben – eine Einladung, ein Kompendium, eine Denkreise.