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ERIC Number: ED408236
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 422
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-9613309-8-8
Art Therapy in Theory & Practice.
Ulman, Elinor, Ed.; Dachinger, Penny, Ed.
The essays in this collection are grounded in theoretical underpinnings which range from Freud to Montessori. The focus encompasses educational and psychiatric concerns. Essays are organized in 4 parts. Part 1, "Theory of Art Therapy," includes: (1) "Art Therapy: Problems of Definition" (Elinor Ulman); (2) "Therapy is Not Enough: The Contribution of Art to General Hospital Psychiatry" (Elinor Ulman); (3) "Art and Emptiness: New Problems in Art Education and Art Therapy" (Edith Kramer); (4) "The Problem of Quality in Art" (Edith Kramer); (5) "Fostering Growth through Art Education, Art Therapy, and Art in Psychotherapy" (Sandra Pine); (6) "Children's Work as Art" (Joachim H. Themal); and (7) "Art and Craft" (Edith Kramer). Part 2, "Practice of Art Therapy," presents essays related to work with adults in: (8) "Family Art Therapy: Experiments with New Techniques" (Hanna Yaxa Kwiatkowska); (9) "An Art Therapy Program for Geriatric Patients" (Irene Dewdney); (10) "Techniques for Individual and Group Therapy" (James M. Denny); (11) "Art Therapy for Adolescent Drug Abusers" (Diana Wittenberg), and essays that focus on work with children: (12) "The Practice of Therapy with Children" (Edith Kramer); (13) "Montessori and Compulsive Cleanliness of Severely Retarded Children" (Lena L. Gitter); (14) "Art and the Slow Learner" (Myer Site); (15) "Therapeutic Programs Around the World: Art and Applied Art by Mentally Defective Children"; and (16) "THIS is Therapy?" (Joachim H. Themal). Part 3, "Case Studies," contains (17) "Spontaneous Art Education and Psychotherapy" (Margaret Naumburg); (18) "Elda's Art Therapy in Context of a Quarter Century of Psychiatric Treatment" (Selwyn Dewdney); (19) "A Marital Crisis Precipitated by Art Therapy" (Harriet T. Voegeli; Miriam Goldberg; Irving Schneider); (20) "Correlation between Clinical Course and Pictorial Expression of a Schizophrenic Patient" (Erika Lehnsen); (21) "The Use of Painting to Resolve an Artist's Identity Conflicts" (Josef E. Garai); (22) "The Self-Portraits of a Schizophrenic Patient" (Al. Marinow); and (23) "An Analysis of the Art Productions of a Psychiatric Patient Who Was Preoccupied with his Nose" (John Birtchnell). Part 4, "Systematic Investigations in Art Therapy," includes (24) "The Psychiatric Patient and His "Well" Sibling: A Comparison through Their Art Productions" (Julianna Day; Hanna Yaxa Kwaitkowska) (25) "A New Use of Art in Psychiatric Diagnosis" (Elinor Ulman); (26) "Art for the Mentally Retarded: Directed or Creative?" (James W. Crawford) and (27) "An Experimental Approach to the Judgement of Psychopathology from Paintings" (Elinor Ulman; Bernard I. Levy). (MM)
Magnolia Street Publishers, 5804 North Magnolia Street, Chicago, IL 60660.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Artwork may not reproduce well. Reprint of book first published as "Art Therapy in Theory and Practice" by Schocken Books, 1975.