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Arts Therapies

A Research-based Map of the Field

The book explores the disciplines of art therapy, music therapy, dramatherapy and dance movement therapy. It is the first book to offer a comprehensive mapping of the field of arts therapies including common and unique features of practice. It incorporates both qualitative and quantitative results presented in tables, diagrams and clinical vignettes.

Occupational Therapists; Arts therapists


Published: December 2005

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-07256-7


  • Preface
    Section 1 – Arts Therapies (AsTs) as One Field

    1. Professional Development of Arts Therapies
    2. Defining Arts Therapies
    3. Important Features of Arts Therapies
    4. Therapeutic Trends Across Arts Therapies
    Section 2 – Arts Therapies as Separate Disciplines
    5. Music Therapy (MT)
    6. Art Therapy (AT)
    7. Dramatherapy (DT)
    8. Dance Movement Therapy
    Appendix I Research Methodology
    Appendix II Training Courses
    Appendix III Useful Addresses


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