Key Features

  • Written in a style which is relevant to readers from a variety of backgrounds
  • Illustrated with clinical vignettes and practical examples to show how the therapies work in practice
  • Tables and diagrams are used to present some simple descriptive statistics about the field
  • Offers research-based descriptions of theory and practice that will be relevant to health professionals, academics and researchers interested in solid evidence about the character of arts therapies
  • Addresses the needs of those studying for general courses in the practice of arts therapies and suitable as an introductory textbook for the specialists courses in specific therapies

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
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
Conclusions
Appendix I Research Methodology
Appendix II Training Courses
Appendix III Useful Addresses

Details

No. of pages:
306
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443072567
Electronic ISBN:
9780702036484