Feminist Approaches to Art Therapy

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Susan Hogan
Psychology Press, 1997 - Medical - 279 pages
This book provides a comprehensive survey of women's issues within art therapy. The contributors explore:
* women's mental health
* the interaction between popular culture and the representation of women in psychiatric discourse
* the socio-political dimensions of women's lives
Case studies cover a selection of topics including assertiveness, empowerment, sexuality and childbirth, as well as issues around class, race and age.
Feminist Approaches to Art Therapyhelps art therapists develop gender-aware practice, and illustrates to women in general what art therapy has to offer them.

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