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Expressive Body in Life, Art and Therapy: Working with Movement, Metaphor and Meaning

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Having developed her approach to therapy at the Tamalpa Institute (which she co-founded with her dancer mother), Halprin outlines the principles and thinking that underlies her movement-based expressive arts therapy. She hopes to provide a simple theoretical foundation for her therapy, as well as
Paperback, 252 pages
Published January 1st 2003 by Jessica Kingsley Publishers (first published January 2002)
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Sue
A fascinating look at the history of expressive arts therapy, with chapters that also include a case study, and chapters on the how-to's of implementing expressive art therapy.
Expression of emotions through the body that simply cannot be expressed with words is an entirely valid method of communication which could help many, many people.
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