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Creative arts therapies and the LGBTQ community : theory and practice

Contributor(s): Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 284 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cmISBN:
  • 9781785927966
  • 1785927965
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • RC489.A72 C756 2019
Summary: Providing theory and practical interventions, this book is the perfect companion to creative arts therapy students and professionals who wish to work with the LGBTQ community and the unique challenges that sexual minorities, transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) clients face today. Considering ally development, unconscious bias and intersectionality, the book provides theory, case studies and practical guidance for working with this client group, as well as experiences emerging from within the LGBTQ and CATs community. The contributors cover a wide range of topics, from exploring sexuality and gender identity through portraiture to facilitating a music therapy group with transgender clients, and foster ally development in senior living communities through a multimodal approach. With research finding that people from the LGBTQ community are at increased risk of depression and anxiety, Creative Art Therapies and the LGBTQ Community provides indispensable guidance for therapists.
List(s) this item appears in: 2022 New: Creative Arts Therapies
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Item type Current library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode
Book Book Whitecliffe Library Arts Therapy Arts Therapy RC 489 GEN CRE (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 0014220

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Providing theory and practical interventions, this book is the perfect companion to creative arts therapy students and professionals who wish to work with the LGBTQ community and the unique challenges that sexual minorities, transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) clients face today.

Considering ally development, unconscious bias and intersectionality, the book provides theory, case studies and practical guidance for working with this client group, as well as experiences emerging from within the LGBTQ and CATs community. The contributors cover a wide range of topics, from exploring sexuality and gender identity through portraiture to facilitating a music therapy group with transgender clients, and foster ally development in senior living communities through a multimodal approach.

With research finding that people from the LGBTQ community are at increased risk of depression and anxiety, Creative Art Therapies and the LGBTQ Community provides indispensable guidance for therapists.

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