Vassiliki Karkou and Patricia Sanderson, PhD, MA, Ad, DipEd
The book explores the disciplines of art therapy, music therapy, dramatherapy and dance movement therapy. It is the first book to offer a comprehensive mapping of the field of arts therapies including common and unique features of practice. It incorporates both qualitative and quantitative results presented in tables, diagrams and clinical vignettes.
Written in a style which is relevant to readers from a variety of backgrounds
Illustrated with clinical vignettes and practical examples to show how the therapies work in practice
Tables and diagrams are used to present some simple descriptive statistics about the field
Offers research-based descriptions of theory and practice that will be relevant to health professionals, academics and researchers interested in solid evidence about the character of arts therapies
Addresses the needs of those studying for general courses in the practice of arts therapies and suitable as an introductory textbook for the specialists courses in specific therapies
By Vassiliki Karkou, Researcher and Lecturer in Research Methods, Faculty of health and human sciences, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK.; and Patricia Sanderson, PhD, MA, Ad, DipEd, Lecturer, School of Education, University of Manchester.
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