Art Psychotherapy

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Wiley, Nov 13, 1987 - Psychology - 384 pages
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The definitive text on the art therapy field and the first to deal with a broad spectrum of psychiatric populations. Opening section discusses such fundamentals as history, philosophy, etc. Subsequent sections deal with how art therapy can be used in treating/understanding affective disorders, schizophrenia, neurosis and addiction; and as a tool in group or family therapy. Final section is first to examine problems in research. Includes 150 illustrations, with patient/client comments.

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I think it's amazing how many affective disorders this book deals with. Just goes to show how powerful art psychotherapy really is. Found more info on art psychotherapy at http://art-therapy.ws - seems to be a slightly different approach.

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About the author (1987)

HARRIET WADESON, PhD, is the Director of the Art Therapy Graduate Program at the University of Illinois. She has over thirty-five years of experience in the field of art therapy and is the author of numerous books, including Advances in Art Therapy (Wiley) and A Guide to Conducting Art Therapy Research.

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