Art Therapy An Introduction

ISBN-10: 0876308973
ISBN-13: 9780876308974
Edition: 1999
Authors: Judith A. Rubin
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Description: Art therapy has grown so fast in the last few decades that it has barely been able to keep up with itself. Most books in the field have represented the author's interpretations of practicing art therapy. As art therapy continues to grow - not only  More...

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Book details

List price: $59.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/1/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 325
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Art therapy has grown so fast in the last few decades that it has barely been able to keep up with itself. Most books in the field have represented the author's interpretations of practicing art therapy. As art therapy continues to grow - not only in psychology but in other relevant fields - an overview of the field is needed. This introduction to art therapy. Art Therapy: An Introduction broadly outlines the history and current state of the field, the mechanics and techniques used and the ethics and responsibilities of this therapeutic strategy. This survey of the field of art therapy is the first of its kind. Students, teachers, counselors, social workers, practitioners and others will benefit from the information presented in this book. In addition, the author provides pictures showing examples of artwork from children and adults as well as pictures of art therapists in action.

Preface
"Why This Book at this Time?"
"Introduction to this Volume and Adjunctive Learning Tools."
Previews
The Many Faces of Art Therapy
Definition
"What is Art Therapy?"
"How is it Similar to and Different from Related Fields."
History
"Where did it Come From?"
"What were It's Origins, Who Were the Pioneers, and How did it Develop?"
Education
"How Did Art Therapy Training Evolve?"
"How do Art Therapists Inform Professionals and the Public?"
The Basics
"What are the Fundamentals of Art Therapy?"
"What are Some of the Reasons Why It Works?"
Approaches
"How do Art Therapists Think about What They Do?"
"Theories used in Individual, Family and Group Art Therapy."
Assessment
"How do Art Therapists use Art as a Way of Trying to Diagnose and Understand People?"
Techniques
"How do Art Therapists use Art to Help People?"
"What kinds of Media & Activities are Used in Treatment?"
People We Serve
"Who Do Art Therapists Help?"
"What Kinds of Individuals and Problems are Treated in Art Therapy?"
Places We Work
"Where do Art Therapists Do Their Work?"
"In What Kinds of Settings Do They See People?"
Accountability
"What Kinds of Standards, Evaluation, Research, and Ethics have been Developed in Art Therapy?" What Next?
"How Can You Find Out More About Art Therapy?"
"What Does the Future of Art Therapy Look Like."
Appendix: The Process
"What Does Art Therapy Look Like?"

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