This second edition of The Art and Science of Dance/Movement Therapy offers a broad understanding of dance/movement therapy as well as an in-depth exploration of how and where it can be used to produce change. The chapters that make up this innovative volume go beyond the basics to offer a unique collection of theoretical perspectives paired with case studies designed to emphasize techniques that can be applied in a variety of settings. In addition to boasting thoroughly expanded versions of all previously published content, this timely reference includes an all new chapter on DMT interventions in palliative care and added references throughout to reflect to the most current knowledge.
Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction. Foreword. Contributors. Part 1: Basic Concepts of Dance/Movement Therapy. 1 We Dance from the Moment Our Feet Touch the Earth. 2 The Creative–Artistic Process in Dance/Movement Therapy. 3 Therapeutic Relationships and Kinesthetic Empathy. 4 Dance Therapy: Motion and Emotion . Part 2: The Path from Theory to Practice. 5 BASCICS –An Intra/Interactional Model of DMT with the Adult Psychiatric Patient. 6 Body, Style and Psychotherapy. 7 Family Dance/Movement Therapy: A Systems Model. 8 Becoming Whole Again: Dance/Movement Therapy for Those Who Suffer from Eating Disorders. 9 Dance/Movement Psychotherapy in Early Childhood Treatment and in Pediatric Oncologic. 10 Amazon Journeys- Dance Movement Therapy Interventions in Palliative Care. 11 Dance Movement Therapy and Acquired Brain Trauma Rehabilitation. 12 Dancing with Hope: Dance Therapy with People with Dementia. Part 3: Aspects Integral to the Practice of Dance/Movement Therapy. 13 Laban’s Movement Theories: A Dance/Movement Therapist’s Perspective. 14 Applying the Kestenberg Movement Profile in Dance/Movement Therapy: An Introduction.15 Emotorics: A Psychomotor Model for the Analysis and Interpretation of Emotive Motor Behavior. 16 Cultural Consciousness and the Global Context of Dance/Movement Therapy. 17 Encouraging Research in Dance/Movement Therapy. Afterword.