Using Expressive Arts to Work with Mind, Body and Emotions PDF ePub eBook

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Using Expressive Arts to Work with Mind, Body and Emotions free pdf "Using Expressive Arts to Work with Mind, Body and Emotions" combines theory, research and activities to produce practical suggestions for enhancing client participation in the therapy process. It surveys the literature on art therapy- somatic approaches- emotion-activating models- use of music, writing and dreamwork- and the implications of the new findings in neuroscience. The book includes step-by-step instructions for implementing expressive therapies techniques, and contains a wide range of experiential activities that integrate playful yet powerful tools that work in harmony with the client's innate ability for self-healing. The authors discuss transpersonal influences along with the practical implications of both emotion-focused and attachment theories. "Using Expressive Arts to Work with Mind, Body and Emotions" is an essential guide to integrating creative arts-based activities into counselling and psychotherapy and will be a useful manual for practitioners, academics and student counsellors, psychologists, psychotherapists, social workers and creative arts therapists.

About Mark Pearson

Mark Pearson is Director of the Expressive Therapies Institute of Australia and a lecturer in Counselling at the University of Notre Dame Australia in Fremantle, Western Australia. Mark is currently completing PhD research on the benefits of using arts-based programs for wellbeing in schools. He is the author of Emotional Healing

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Author : Mark Pearson
Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Data Published : 15 August 2009
ISBN : 1849050317
EAN : 9781849050319
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 319 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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