Art Therapy Practice
Innovative Approaches with Diverse Populations
By (author) Harriet Wadeson
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Art Therapy Practice by Harriet Wadeson
Book DescriptionIncorporate both traditional and new techniques of art therapy into your clinical work Changes in society have shaped the field of art therapy and fueled its expansion into new environments, where innovative approaches are essential in order to meet the needs of a new generation of clients. Written by Harriet Wadeson, a pioneer and expert in the field of art therapy, Art Therapy Practice offers you a broad view of this growing profession, demonstrating art therapy's great diversity and covering all the clinical settings in which it is and can be used. Featuring case examples and client artwork, this book provides clear instruction on both the classic and contemporary techniques necessary for working with children, adolescents, and adults. Covering a wide variety of presenting problems, including developmental delay, sexual abuse, homelessness, and more, Wadeson also presents fresh ways of working with a new population of clients--from inner-city youths plagued by violence and abuse, to individuals suffering from Alzheimer's or AIDS, to those in outpatient treatment facilities. Insight and activities for helping these new and evolving patient groups is provided, along with a section devoted to specific art therapy projects utilizing a variety of media. Art Therapy Practice will stimulate your creativity and help you encourage it in your clients--in their art and in their lives.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471330585
(244mm x 166mm x 31mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Harriet Wadeson
Art Psychotherapy, Hardback (June 2010)
Art therapists use the creative process to help their clients increase insight and judgment and work through traumatic experiences. In this long-awaited revision of the definitive and best-selling text on art therapy, Harriet Wadeson, a pioneer in the field, addresses the clinical considerations, education, history, and application of art therapy.
Dynamics of Art Psychotherapy, Paperback (January 1995)
Exploring the rationale, methods and objectives of art therapy, this text offers a penetrating look at the application of this technique. Topics discussed include attention to space, materials and art activities; the dynamics of group art therapy; phases of art therapy; and art therapy training.
Advances in Art Therapy, Hardback (May 1989)» View all books by Harriet Wadeson
Presents new ways in which art therapy is being used. Describes a wealth of cases where art therapy has been used with bereaved children, refugees, psychotics, psychosomatic patients, and many others. Discusses a variety of methods employed by art therapists, including the creative use of photography, video, computers, and psychodrama.
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Author Biography - Harriet Wadeson
HARRIET WADESON, PhD, is the Director of the Art Therapy Graduate Program at the University of Illinois. She has over thirty-five years of experience in the field of art therapy and is the author of numerous books, including Advances in Art Therapy (Wiley) and A Guide to Conducting Art Therapy Research.
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