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Creative healing : how to heal yourself by tapping your hidden creativity /

By: Contributor(s): Publisher: San Francisco : HarperSan Francisco, 1998Edition: First editionDescription: ix, 289 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmISBN:
  • 0062515187
  • 9780062515186
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • RM 931 SAM
Contents:
Introduction: Art as a passionate way of healing -- Part 1. What is the new field of art and healing? -- 1. How healers use art, writing, dance, and music -- 2. How art and healing are one -- 3. Story time: the history of art and healing -- 4. How art heals: the physiology of art and healing -- Part 2. How you can use art, writing, dance and music to heal yourself -- 5. You are already an artist -- 6. Healing yourself with the visual arts: painting, sculpture, photography, and crafts -- 7. Healing yourself with the word: poetry, storytelling, and theater -- 8. Healing yourself with movement: dance as healing -- 9. Healing yourself with sound: music as healing -- Part 3. How professional artists are using art to heal. -- 10. The wellspring: how to become a healing artist, an artist healer -- 11. How professional artists use art to heal themselves, others, and the earth -- Conclusion: Transforming the future: become a healing artist.
Summary: Creative Healing presents readers with the inspiring ways in which the arts (painting, writing, music, and dance) can free the spirit to heal. In one volume, the authors detail the transformative power of a diverse range of artistic activity.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-289).

Introduction: Art as a passionate way of healing -- Part 1. What is the new field of art and healing? -- 1. How healers use art, writing, dance, and music -- 2. How art and healing are one -- 3. Story time: the history of art and healing -- 4. How art heals: the physiology of art and healing -- Part 2. How you can use art, writing, dance and music to heal yourself -- 5. You are already an artist -- 6. Healing yourself with the visual arts: painting, sculpture, photography, and crafts -- 7. Healing yourself with the word: poetry, storytelling, and theater -- 8. Healing yourself with movement: dance as healing -- 9. Healing yourself with sound: music as healing -- Part 3. How professional artists are using art to heal. -- 10. The wellspring: how to become a healing artist, an artist healer -- 11. How professional artists use art to heal themselves, others, and the earth -- Conclusion: Transforming the future: become a healing artist.

Creative Healing presents readers with the inspiring ways in which the arts (painting, writing, music, and dance) can free the spirit to heal. In one volume, the authors detail the transformative power of a diverse range of artistic activity.

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