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Arts therapies in international practice : informed by neuroscience and research

Contributor(s): Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2022Description: xxvi, 210 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cmISBN:
  • 9780367536886
  • 9780367536862
  • 0367536862
  • 0367536889
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • RC489.A7 A774 2022
Summary: "Arts Therapies in International Practice: Informed by Neuroscience and Research brings together practice and research in the arts therapies and in neuroscience. The authors are all arts therapists who have reviewed their practice through the lens of modern neuroscience. Neuroscience confirms the importance of embodiment, choice and creativity in therapy with a range of clients. Arts therapies directly provide these. The authors demonstrate how the arts therapies can be adapted creatively to work in different social and ethnic communities, with different ages and with different states of health or ill health. While there is diversity in their practice and country of practice, they reaffirm key concepts of the arts therapies- such as the importance of the therapeutic relationship, and the key role played by the arts modality with its effects on the brain and nervous system. This book will appeal to a wide readership including arts therapists, expressive arts therapists, a range of other psychotherapists and counsellors, students and their teachers and those interested in the neuroscience of human development"-- Provided by publisher.
List(s) this item appears in: 2022 New: Creative Arts Therapies
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Book Book Whitecliffe Library Arts Therapy Arts Therapy RC 489 ART (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 0014103

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Arts Therapies in International Practice: Informed by Neuroscience and Research brings together practice and research in the arts therapies and in neuroscience. The authors are all arts therapists who have reviewed their practice through the lens of modern neuroscience. Neuroscience confirms the importance of embodiment, choice and creativity in therapy with a range of clients. Arts therapies directly provide these. The authors demonstrate how the arts therapies can be adapted creatively to work in different social and ethnic communities, with different ages and with different states of health or ill health. While there is diversity in their practice and country of practice, they reaffirm key concepts of the arts therapies- such as the importance of the therapeutic relationship, and the key role played by the arts modality with its effects on the brain and nervous system. This book will appeal to a wide readership including arts therapists, expressive arts therapists, a range of other psychotherapists and counsellors, students and their teachers and those interested in the neuroscience of human development"-- Provided by publisher.

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