The Dynamics of Art Psychotherapy
ISBN 10: 0471114642
ISBN 13: 978-0471114642
A companion to the author's successful Art Psychotherapy that explores the rationales, methods and objectives of art therapy and extends the coverage into more advanced topics: materials to use, detailed consideration of the underlying principles, structuring the art therapy experience, the stages of art therapy and a variety of techniques. Devotes a chapter to applications with different patient populations, and also looks at social and political issues surrounding the use of art therapy as a therapeutic technique. Includes extensive photos of patient artwork and a diagnostic quiz.
About the Author
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 and A Guide to Conducting Art Therapy Research.