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Art therapy with families in crisis : overcoming resistance through nonverbal expression

Contributor(s): Publication details: New York : Brunner/Mazel Publishers, ©1993.Description: 1 online resource (vii, 165 pages) : illustrationsISBN:
  • 9781134853861
  • 1134853866
  • 9780203776827
  • 0203776828
  • 9781134854004
  • 1134854005
  • 9781134853939
  • 1134853939
  • 9781138869189
  • 113886918X
Subject(s): Genre/Form: LOC classification:
  • RC489.A7 A79 1993eb
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Contents:
Cover; Art therapy with families in crisis: Overcoming ResistanceThrough Nonverbal Expression; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Section I: asking the questions; 1. Family Systems and the Creative Process: The First Look; Section II: searching for answers; 2. A Crisis Intervention Model for Family Art Therapy; 3. Family Art Therapy with Single-Parent Families; 4. Art Therapy with Alcoholic Families; 5. Family Art Therapy and Sexual Abuse; 6. Family Art Therapy with Political Refugees; Section III: formulating answers; 7. Family Systems and the Creative Process: The Second Look; Index.
Abstract: This volume describes art therapy interventions for particularly dysfunctional families and explains the connections between the process of creating art and the curative process in meeting these families' needs. The first chapter examines distressed family systems, and psychotherapy in relation to the uses of art therapy. Subsequent chapters present a crisis intervention model for family art therapy and demonstrate the applications of this model with single-parent families, families affcetd by alcoholism or sexual abuse, and families of political refugees and disaster victims. More than 70 samples of the art produced by these families are reproduced and analyzed.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Cover; Art therapy with families in crisis: Overcoming ResistanceThrough Nonverbal Expression; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Section I: asking the questions; 1. Family Systems and the Creative Process: The First Look; Section II: searching for answers; 2. A Crisis Intervention Model for Family Art Therapy; 3. Family Art Therapy with Single-Parent Families; 4. Art Therapy with Alcoholic Families; 5. Family Art Therapy and Sexual Abuse; 6. Family Art Therapy with Political Refugees; Section III: formulating answers; 7. Family Systems and the Creative Process: The Second Look; Index.

This volume describes art therapy interventions for particularly dysfunctional families and explains the connections between the process of creating art and the curative process in meeting these families' needs. The first chapter examines distressed family systems, and psychotherapy in relation to the uses of art therapy. Subsequent chapters present a crisis intervention model for family art therapy and demonstrate the applications of this model with single-parent families, families affcetd by alcoholism or sexual abuse, and families of political refugees and disaster victims. More than 70 samples of the art produced by these families are reproduced and analyzed.

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