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More Than Just a Meal free pdf Patients with eating disorders often respond well to the creative and non-threatening environment of the arts therapies. Susan Makin, who has worked closely with anorexics and bulimics, here explores how art therapy can be integrated into a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of eating disorders, in conjunction with medical programmes, poetry-writing and creative journalling. Makin discusses the creative work and personal accounts of around 30 patients, examining their use of media, imagery and symbolism. She analyzes the patterns which emerge and explores their implications for the patient's treatment, emphasizing the importance of taking a patient-centred approach.

About Susan R. Makin

Susan R. Makin is currently pursuing her career as a professional artist, writer, and advisor, in Boston and Toronto. Details can be found on her website www.docsusan.com. She was previously Psychotherapeutic Services Coordinator and Expressive Arts Therapist at the Welcare Center, Toronto, while lecturing in Psychosomatics at the University of Toronto Department of Medicine and being a Field Faculty Advisor at Vermont College of Norwich University. She also led and created arts therapy programmes at the Toronto Hospital for seven years. Dr. Makin presents workshops internationally, and is the author of three books on arts therapies.

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Author : Susan R. Makin
Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Data Published : 01 March 2000
ISBN : 1853028053
EAN : 9781853028052
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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