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Art Psychotherapy

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The long-awaited new edition of the landmark text defining art therapyArt therapists use the creative process and the issues that surface during art therapy to help their clients increase insight and judgment, cope with stress, work through traumatic experiences, increase cognitive abilities, have better relationships with family and friends, and simply enjoy the life-affi...more
ebook, 592 pages
Published May 25th 2010 by John Wiley & Sons (first published October 1st 1987)
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Kirsten Ashley
This was an alright book for my first go at reading about art therapy, if you take into consideration that it was published in the 80's. The relation to schizophrenics/catatonics and art is interesting. It seems that SOME form of expression tends to aid in positive experience in the severely mentally ill.
I could do without the author's myopic poems peppered throughout the book. They really made me shudder.
Otherwise, it was a decent, informative read.
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