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Approaches To Art Therapy 2ND Editionby Judith A Rubin
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The new edition of the highly successful 1987 book brings together the varied theoretical approaches to art therapy, and provides a variety of solutions to the challenge of translating theory to technique. In each chapter, the esteemed contributors, experts in the approach of the particular chapter, provide a definition of and orientation to the specific theory or area of emphasis, showing its relevance to art therapy. Clinical examples and nearly 100 illustrations are employed as the authors present the creative and effective treatment of patients.
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Describes how psychodynamic, humanistic, and psycho-educational approaches to psychotherapy are applied in art therapy. Topics include sublimation, symbolism, Jungian analytic art therapy, gestalt art therapy, art making as spiritual path, and assessing cognitive skills through art. The second edition adds six chapters on cognitive-behavioral art therapy, systemic approaches, and integrative approaches.
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The new edition of the 1987 book brings together the varied theoretical approaches to art therapy and provides a variety of solutions to the challenge of translating theory into technique.The contributors provide a definition of and orientation to the specific area of emphasis, showing its relevance to art therapy. Clinical examples are included..
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