Art Psychotherapy and Innovation: New Territories, Techniques and Technologies (Paperback)Ali Coles (editor), Helen Jury (editor), Dr Girija Kaimal (foreword), Alex Burr (author of contributions), Ella Bryant (author of contributions), Neil Winter (author of contributions), Natalia Higginson (author of contributions), Helen Hawthorne (author of contributions), Tsun-wei Lily Hsu (author of contributions), Wei-wen Chan (author of contributions)
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Art Psychotherapy and Innovation captures the range of activity at the vanguard of practice and research in the field.
Reflecting the sector's increasing focus on ways of fostering psychological health, wellbeing and social engagement in a wider context, it examines how to adapt to an increasing demand for therapeutic interventions worldwide. This includes collaboration with arts and health practitioners to ensure evidence-based practice with safe and ethical therapeutic boundaries and which draws on art psychotherapists' intensive clinical training.
Tethered to the wider context for innovation in art psychotherapy through theoretical discussion, this edited collection presents case studies of innovative work in relation to new territories (client groups and locations), new techniques in approaches to practice, and engagement with contemporary technologies and cross-disciplinary working.
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Number of pages: 312
Weight: 482 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 22 mm
This book demonstrates how much needed innovation, inclusivity and genuine diversity in art psychotherapy is built from voices and knowledges of art therapists across the globe. -- Dr Patricia Fenner, Associate Professor, La Trobe University
... a timely and refreshing contribution to the theory and praxis of art therapy, taking us on a journey outside the clinic and into the world in which our service recipients live. -- Johanna Czamanski-Cohen, PhD, Senior lecturer, University of Haifa
Timely, compelling, inspiring and insightful. The authors demonstrate the versatility of arts therapies and our ability to positively and creatively respond to adverse changes through Art Therapy work across the globe. -- Jacqui McKoy-Lewens, MA, Programme Director, Art Therapy Northern Programme, Sheffield
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