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Art Therapy: Foundation and Form Glenda M Needs

Art Therapy: Foundation and Form

Glenda M Needs

Published December 29th 2012
ISBN : 9780646574530
Paperback
152 pages
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Art Therapy: Foundation and Form is a text aimed at describing the foundations and justifications for the use of art in therapy in a simple, readable format. The text is in two parts, the first discusses the theories underlying the use of art as aMoreArt Therapy: Foundation and Form is a text aimed at describing the foundations and justifications for the use of art in therapy in a simple, readable format. The text is in two parts, the first discusses the theories underlying the use of art as a therapeutic tool, and the second demonstrates the application of techniques and approaches. Simple images and case studies highlight the concepts discussed. Each chapter includes activities for the reader to explore the concepts, and suggests other authors to further expand the topic knowledge. The author draws upon her extensive experience as an Art Therapist, and her ongoing work with Art Therapy students across Australia, to create a text that gives a solid and clear description of the remarkable power of art to transform lives. This text is essential reading for Art Therapy students, new graduates and other psychotherapists seeking an understanding of art therapy.