Art as Therapy: An Introduction to the Use of Art as a Therapeutic Technique

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Tavistock Publications, Jan 1, 1984 - Art Therapy - 209 pages
Introduces the theory and practice of art therapy in a concise, accessible and informative way. The introduction gives an overview of basic issues, research and development; subsequent chapters, written by specialists in the field, are chosen to demonstrate the ways in which art therapy can be applied to different client groups, in a variety of clinical settings. These include children, adolescents suffering from anorexia nervosa, the mentally handicapped, the elderly and terminally ill, those in psychiatric hospitals and prison inmates. Illustrated case studies provide visual explanations for the art therapy processes and the final chapter discusses training for the profession.

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