Mental Health: Creative Arts & Expressive Therapies

  • Creative Drama Groupwork for People with Learning Difficulties book cover

    Creative Drama Groupwork for People with Learning Difficulties

    2nd Edition

    By Anna Chesner

    The revised second edition of this practical manual is filled with easy-to-follow exercises and activities designed to facilitate creative drama sessions for people with learning disabilities. The activities in this book bring together music, theatre, movement and storytelling to not only develop…

    Paperback – 2020-02-24 
    Routledge

  • Mental Wellbeing and Psychology: The Role of Art and History in Self Discovery and Creation book cover

    Mental Wellbeing and Psychology

    The Role of Art and History in Self Discovery and Creation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Barker

    Mental Wellbeing and Psychology unpacks the philosophical and psychological need to understand ourselves through an exploration of historical archives and artistic creativity. This focuses on some practical, evidence-based approaches to developing mental wellbeing. The book uses phenomenological…

    Hardback – 2020-01-28 
    Routledge
    Advances in Mental Health Research

  • Narrative and Dramatic Approaches to Children’s Life Story with Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Families: Using the ‘Theatre of Attachment’ Model book cover

    Narrative and Dramatic Approaches to Children’s Life Story with Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Families

    Using the ‘Theatre of Attachment’ Model, 1st Edition

    By Joan Moore

    Narrative and Dramatic Approaches to Children’s Life Story with Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Families outlines narrative and dramatic approaches to improve vulnerable family relationships. It provides a model which offers new ways for parents to practise communicating with their children and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Art Therapy Practices for Resilient Youth: A Strengths-Based Approach to At-Promise Children and Adolescents book cover

    Art Therapy Practices for Resilient Youth

    A Strengths-Based Approach to At-Promise Children and Adolescents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marygrace Berberian, Benjamin Davis

    Art Therapy Practices for Resilient Youth highlights the paradigm shift to treating children and adolescents as ‘at-promise’ rather than ‘at-risk’. By utilizing a strength-based model that moves in opposition to pathology, this volume presents a client-allied modality wherein youth are given the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Arts Therapy: The Wild Frontiers of the Heart book cover

    Environmental Arts Therapy

    The Wild Frontiers of the Heart, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Siddons Heginworth, Gary Nash

    Environmental Arts Therapy: The Wild Frontiers of the Heart describes what happens when we take the creative arts therapies and the people whom we work with out of doors in order to provide safe, structured and accompanied creative therapeutic healing experiences. The theoretical themes are…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Creative Dance and Movement in Groupwork book cover

    Creative Dance and Movement in Groupwork

    2nd Edition

    By Helen Payne

    This invaluable resource for teachers and therapists continues to explore the link between movement and emotions presented in the first edition of this innovative book. It provides 180 practical activities with a clear rationale for the use of creative dance and movement to enrich therapy or…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge
    Creative Activities in Groupwork

  • Healing Trauma in Group Settings: The Art of Co-Leader Attunement book cover

    Healing Trauma in Group Settings

    The Art of Co-Leader Attunement, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Wise, Emily Nash

    Healing Trauma in Group Settings offers a unique focus on the highly valuable role of attuned co-leader relationships in the practice of healing trauma. Drawing on their extensive experience of co-leadership, the authors demonstrate how to maximize the potential for effective trauma work while…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20 
    Routledge

  • Art Therapy Treatment with Sex Trafficking Survivors: Facilitating Empowerment, Recovery, and Hope book cover

    Art Therapy Treatment with Sex Trafficking Survivors

    Facilitating Empowerment, Recovery, and Hope, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary K. Kometiani

    This groundbreaking book introduces and researches art therapy as a creative and effective treatment for the sensitive and pertinent issue of human sex trafficking. Rich empirical examples and best practices are provided through the contributors’ expertise and knowledge in the field of art therapy.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04 
    Routledge

  • Museum Objects, Health and Healing: The Relationship between Exhibitions and Wellness book cover

    Museum Objects, Health and Healing

    The Relationship between Exhibitions and Wellness, 1st Edition

    By Brenda Cowan, Ross Laird, Jason McKeown

    Museum Objects, Health and Healing provides an innovative and interdisciplinary study of the relationship between objects, health and healing. Shedding light on the primacy of the human need for relationships with objects, the book explores what kind of implications these relationships might have…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Monster Moods Cards: Helping Children to Talk About and Express Emotions and Feelings book cover

    Monster Moods Cards

    Helping Children to Talk About and Express Emotions and Feelings, 1st Edition

    By Juliette Ttofa

    Monster Moods is a set of beautifully illustrated playing cards designed to support emotional literacy in children and young people. Seven colourful monsters embody seven common difficult emotions: anger, fear, jealousy, loneliness, restlessness and sadness. With accompanying game ideas, online…

    FLC – 2019-10-04
    Routledge

  • CPRT Second Edition Package book cover

    CPRT Second Edition Package

    2nd Edition

    By Garry L. Landreth, Sue C. Bratton

    Child-Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT), grounded in the attitudes and principles of Child-Centered Play Therapy (CCPT), is based on the belief that a parent acting as an agent for change in place of a play therapist has potential for significant and lasting therapeutic gains. This newly expanded…

    Pack – 2019-10-01
    Routledge

  • Acting For Real: Drama Therapy Process, Technique, And Performance book cover

    Acting For Real

    Drama Therapy Process, Technique, And Performance, 2nd Edition

    By Renée Emunah

    This second edition takes the reader further into the heart of using drama for healing. Dr. Emunah offers an expanded understanding of her Integrative Five Phase model, a foundational approach that embraces the wide spectrum of possibilities within the playing field of drama therapy. Grounded…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge

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