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Art Heals
By Shaun McNiff

Art Heals

How Creativity Cures the Soul

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Art Heals by Shaun McNiff

Book Description

Presents a wide range of activities aimed at reviving art's traditional healing function and illuminates some progressive views in the rapidly expanding field of art therapy, including the practice of imagination as a force for transformation; the healing effects of group work; and total expression, which combines arts such as movement, storytellin

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781590301661
ISBN-10: 1590301668
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 153mm x 23mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Shambhala Publications Inc
Publisher: Shambhala Publications Inc
Publish Date: 12-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Shaun McNiff

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Contributions from a range of therapeutic disciplines demonstrate deep play's capacity to elicit real change in children and how they think about themselves and the world. Including techniques with deep sandboxes, clay and water, alongside case studies and theoretical grounding, this book establishes a new depth psychology approach for treatment.

Art as Research by Shaun McNiff Art as Research, Paperback (August 2013)

Drawing on contributions from arts therapies, education, history, organizational studies, and philosophy, this book contains essays that critically examine challenges that include the personal nature of artistic inquiry and the complexities of the partnership with social science that has dominated applied arts research.

Creative Arts in Dementia Care by Shaun McNiff Creative Arts in Dementia Care, Paperback (September 2010)

This book provides a creative map of care with easy-to-follow examples and detailed case studies. After explaining why adopting a creative approach is central to effective dementia care, the authors go on to discuss meditation, singing, movement and storytelling, describing their therapeutic benefits and giving examples of how they can be used.

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Author Biography - Shaun McNiff

Shaun McNiff is internationally recognized as a founder and leading figure in the arts and healing field. University Professor at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, he is past president of the American Art Therapy Association and the author of several other books including "Art As Medicine," " Trust the Process," and "Creating with Others ."

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