Art Therapy in Palliative Care: The Creative Response, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Art Therapy in Palliative Care

The Creative Response, 1st Edition

Edited by Mandy Pratt, Michele Wood


224 pages

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pub: 1998-08-13
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This book provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the practice and results of art therapy in palliative care. It includes first-hand accounts from both therapists and clients in a variety of palliative care settings including:-

* hospices and hospitals

* patients own homes

* prisons (AIDS patients)

* adolescent griefwork groups

These case studies include examples of client art work and illustrate clearly how art therapy can allow patients to regain feelings of control over their lives.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / General