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ERIC Number: ED535953
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Nov
Pages: 496
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-6091-8975-4
Handbook of Art Therapy. Second Edition
Malchiodi, Cathy A., Ed.
Guilford Publications
Providing a complete overview of art therapy, from theory and research to practical applications, this is the definitive handbook in the field. Leading practitioners demonstrate the nuts and bolts of arts-based intervention with children, adults, families, couples, and groups dealing with a wide range of clinical issues. Rich with illustrative case material, the volume features 110 drawings and other artwork. The inclusion of diverse theoretical approaches and practice settings makes the "Handbook" eminently useful for all mental health professionals interested in using art in evaluation and treatment. New to this edition are: (1) Incorporation of the latest clinical applications, methods, and research; (2) Chapter on art materials and media (including uses of new technologies); (3) Chapters on intervening with domestic violence survivors, bereaved children, and military personnel; and (4) Expanded coverage of neuroscience, cultural diversity, and ethics. This book is divided into five parts. Part I, The Art and Science of Art Therapy, contains: (1) A Brief History of Art Therapy (Randy M. Vick); (2) Art Therapy and the Brain (Cathy A. Malchiodi); (3) Art Therapy Materials, Media, and Methods (Cathy A. Malchiodi); and (4) Art Therapy in Practice: Ethics, Evidence, and Cultural Sensitivity (Cathy A. Malchiodi). Part II, Clinical Approaches to Art Therapy, contains: (5) Psychoanalytic, Analytic, and Object Relations Approaches (Cathy A. Malchiodi); (6) Humanistic Approaches (Cathy A. Malchiodi); (7) Cognitive-Behavioral and Mind-Body Approaches (Cathy A. Malchiodi and Aimee Loth Rozum); (8) Solution-Focused and Narrative Approaches (Shirley Riley and Cathy A. Malchiodi); (9) Developmental Art Therapy (Cathy A. Malchiodi); and (10) Expressive Arts Therapy and Multimodal Approaches (Cathy A. Malchiodi). Part III, Clinical Applications with Children and Adolescents, contains: (11) Drawing and Storytelling as Psychotherapy with Children (Masahiro Tanaka and Madoka Takuda Urhausen); (12) Using Drawing in Short-Term Trauma Resolution (William Steele and Caelan Kuban); (13) Art and Play Therapy with Sexually Abused Children (Eliana Gil); (14) An Art Therapy Approach to Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (Diane S. Safran); (15) Art Therapy with Children on the Autism Spectrum (Robin L. Gabriels and Lyndsay J. Gaffey); (16) Medical Art Therapy with Children (Tracy Councill); and (17) Art Therapy with Adolescents (Gretchen Miller). Part IV, Clinical Applications with Adults, contains: (18) Art in Counseling (Samuel T. Gladding); (19) Creativity and Aging: An Art Therapy Perspective (Cathy A. Malchiodi); (20) Art Therapy with Adults with Severe Mental Illness (Susan Spaniol); (21) Art Therapy in Addictions Treatment: Creativity and Shame Reduction (Marie Wilson); (22) Art Therapy with Combat Veterans and Military Personnel (Cathy A. Malchiodi); and (23) Art Therapy and Domestic Violence (Cathy A. Malchiodi and Gretchen Miller). Part V, Clinical Applications with Groups, Families, and Couples, contains: (24) Group Art Therapy: An Interactive Approach (Diane Waller); (25) Developing Themes for Art Therapy Groups (Marian Liebmann); (26) Group Approaches with Sexually Abused Children (P. Gussie Klorer); (27) Using Art Therapy with Medical Support Groups (Cathy A. Malchiodi); (28) Art Therapy with Families and Couples (Cathy A. Malchiodi); and (29) Art Therapy with Children in Grief and Loss Groups (Aimee Loth Rozum). Part VI, Art-Based Assessments, contains: (30) A Brief Overview of Art-Based Assessments (Cathy A. Malchiodi); and (31) What Art Can and Cannot Tell Us (Frances F. Kaplan). Appended are: (1) Credentials, Education, Supervision, Standards of Practice, and Ethical Standards; and (2) Resources
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Language: English
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