Introduction to Dramatherapy PDF ePub eBook

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Introduction to Dramatherapy free pdf This book, by one of the world's leading dramatherapists, introduces the reader to the basic theory and practice of dramatherapy. A brief history of dramatherapy is given, showing how it has developed over the past 40 years, the sources that influenced and shaped it, and the new schools that are emerging. The author explains the therapeutic value of the theatre and the drama that takes place within it, discussing the difference between imagination and fantasy, and the contribution of the drama teacher and play leader to preventative drama. The book also examines the importance of dramatherapy in long-term psychiatric wards, and demonstrates its use in working with people with learning difficulties. The final chapter stresses the importance of specialized training, and explains how a wide range of professionals are able to integrate dramatherapy into their work.

About Sue Jennings

Sue Jennings, PhD has been performing in the professional theatre ever since her first stage appearance at the age of four. She has written and edited over a dozen books on dramatherapy, as well as establishing major training programmes in the UK, Israel and Greece. She has practised dramatherapy in a wide variety of contexts including programmes at Broadmoor Hospital. Currently she is Visiting Professor at the University of Ulster, and teaches in the USA and Israel.

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Author : Sue Jennings
Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Data Published : 01 December 1997
ISBN : 1853021156
EAN : 9781853021152
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 200 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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