Drama as Therapy

Theatre as Living

Author: Phil Jones

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415099707

Category: Psychology

Page: 326

View: 4220

Drama as Therapydescribes and defines dramatherapy, providing in one volume a definition of the core processes at work in dramatherapy, a clear description of how to structure sessions, a thorough review of techniques and a wide range of examples from clinical practice. At the heart of the book is a definition of the nine core processes which define how and why dramatherapy can offer the opportunity for change. Also included are step-by-step breakdowns of the ways of working with a broad range of clients. Dramatherapy's approach to role, play, mask, ritual, performance and script are all described. The book includes extensive historical material from the 1920s to the present day, covering work in the US, the UK, Russia and the Netherlands. It challenges previous accounts of dramatherapy's history with details of Evreinov's Theatrotherapy, Iljine's work in Russia and interviews with innovators in the field, including Peter Slade, Sue Jennings and Marion Lindquvist.

Clinical Textbook of Dental Hygiene and Therapy

Author: Suzanne Noble

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118362616

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 6475

Fully revised and updated to reflect changes in clinical practice,legislation and regulation, this groundbreaking textbookintertwines the subjects of dental hygiene and dental therapy toprovide a comprehensive resource for students of these courses, aswell as those studying new degree programmes in oral healthscience. The Clinical Textbook of Dental Hygiene and Therapyis designed as a dedicated companion text for these disciplines andshould enable students to streamline their primary reading.Following course developments and an expansion in the remits ofboth hygienists and therapists, this book is written not only forstudents, but also as a revision aid for those already in practice.Interactive questions on a companion website allow the reader totest their knowledge and understanding. The opening section of the book is dedicated to relevant oralsciences: anatomy; histology; embryology; oral medicine andpathology. The clinical section contains fourteen chapters whichprovide coverage of the core syllabus for dental hygiene andtherapy. The final section is dedicated to primary dental careservices and law, ethics and professionalism. FEATURES • Provides unique combined coverage of the subjects of dentalhygiene and dental therapy • Emphasises the clinical domain and reflects roleexpansion • Highly illustrated in full colour throughout • Includes expert contributions from dental hygienists,therapists, and dentists • Dedicated companion website at ahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/noble/dentalhygiene"www.wiley.com/go/noble/dentalhygiene/a

The Use of Self in Therapy

Author: Michele Baldwin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415896037

Category: PSYCHOLOGY

Page: 233

View: 4872

"The Use of Self in Therapy, Third Edition challenges the well-known concepts of transference and countference by positing that the presence of the therapist introduces a potential healing element that is usually not sufficiently appreciated, understood, or utilized. For psychologists, social workers, counselors, and students, this new edition features updated chapters and new chapters that discuss the use of multiculturism in practice and the differential use of self by therapists following personal trauma. In the years since the previous edition, the rapid development of the Internet has brought with it changes that impact on therapy and the self of the therapist"--

Art Therapy

An Introduction

Author: Judith Aron Rubin

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780876308974

Category: Medical

Page: 372

View: 9577

What is art therapy? How do art therapists use art to understand and to help people? What does the future of art therapy look like? This book provides a "map of the territory" of this rapidly-growing discipline. Surveying the field from both a historical and a current perspective, the book covers a wide variety of practitioners and approaches. The reader will learn how art therapy is used to assess and to treat people of all ages and conditions - in many kinds of settings, including clinics, hospitals, schools, prisons, community centers, and nursing homes. Art Therapy: An Introduction brings art therapy to life with over 40 clinical vignettes and almost 200 illustrations of artwork and of art therapy in action. Offering a rich array of sources and resources, the book will be of interest to clinicians and teachers in many fields, such as psychiatry, psychology, social work, counseling, art, and education.

Quiz Therapy

An iVillage Solutions Book

Author: Eileen Livers

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1418585157

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

View: 1084

Are you in love with a leech? What did last night's dream really mean? Will you be rich? Are you sexy? For years, quizzes appearing online and in magazines have fascinated and captured the attention of women of all ages. People send online quizzes to their friends and compare scores. Couples and girlfriends take them together to better understand each other. Quiz Therapy: The iVillage Big Book of Quizzes will feature more than 65 quizzes in categories such as Personality, Love, Dating, Couples, Weddings, Home and Beauty. Each quiz is 2 to 3 pages and allows readers to tally their points and match their score against the point ranges for the result groupings.

BTEC National Beauty Therapy Sciences

Author: Jeanine Connor,Sheila Godfrey,Gill Milsom

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435462437

Category: Beauty culture

Page: 332

View: 3836

This full-colour student book contains everything students need to succeed at Award and Certificate level in an accessible and engaging format. BTEC National Beauty Therapy Sciences is the approved Technical Certificate for Advanced Modern Apprentices.

Handbook of Play Therapy, Advances and Innovations

Author: Charles E. Schaefer,Kevin J. O'Connor

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471584636

Category: Medical

Page: 464

View: 4436

In the decade since its publication, Handbook of Play Therapy has attained the status of a classic in the field. Writing in the most glowing terms, enthusiastic reviewers in North America and abroad hailed that book as "an excellent resource for workers in all disciplines concerned with children's mental health" (Contemporary Psychology). Now, in this companion volume, editors Kevin O'Connor and Charles Schaefer continue the important work they began in their 1984 classic, bringing readers an in-depth look at state-of-the-art play therapy practices and principles. While it updates readers on significant advances in sand play diagnosis, theraplay, group play, and other well-known approaches, Volume Two also covers important adaptations of play therapy to client populations such as the elderly, and new applications of play therapeutic methods such as in the assessment of sexually abused children. Featuring contributions by twenty leading authorities from psychology, social work, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, and other related disciplines, Handbook of Play Therapy, Volume two draws on clinical and research material previously scattered throughout the professional literature and organizes it into four main sections for easy reference: Theoretical approaches-- including Adlerian, cognitive, behavioral, gestalt, and control theory approaches as well as family, ecosystem, and others Developmental adaptations-- covers ground-breaking new adaptations for adolescents, adults, and the elderly Methods and techniques-- explores advances in traditional techniques such as sand play, Jungian play therapy, and art therapy, and examines other new, high-tech play therapies Applications-- reports on therapeutic applications for psychic trauma, sex abuse, cancer patients, psychotics, and many others The companion volume to the celebrated classic in the field, Handbook of Play Therapy, Volume Two is an indispensable resource for play therapists, child psychologists and psychiatrists, school counselors and psychologists, and all mental health professionals. HANDBOOK OF PLAY THERAPY Edited by Charles E. Schaefer and Kevin J. O'Connor ". . . an excellent primary text for upper level students, and a valuable resource for practitioners in the field of child psychotherapy."-- American Journal of Mental Deficiency ". . . a thorough, thoughtful, and theoretically sound compilation of much of the accumulated knowledge. . . . Like a well-executed stained-glass window that yields beauty and many shades of light through an integrated whole, so too this book synthesizes and reveals many creative facets of this important area of practice."-- Social Work in Education 1983 (0-471-09462-5) 489 pp. THE PLAY THERAPY PRIMER Kevin J. O'Connor The Play Therapy Primer covers the impact of personal values and beliefs on therapeutic work, and provides a detailed description of the process preceding the beginning of therapy. It then offers guidelines and strategies for developing treatment plans respective of the various phases of therapy, including specific in-session techniques, modifications for different ages, transference considerations, and the termination and follow-up of clinical cases. 1991 (0-471-52543-X) 371 pp. PLAY DIAGNOSIS AND ASSESSMENT Edited by Charles E. Schaefer, Karen Gitlin, and Alice Sandgrund The first and only book to fully explore the assessment potential of play evaluation, this book offers an impressive array of papers by nearly fifty authorities in the field. Following a logical progression, it is divided into six parts covering the full range of practical and theoretical concerns, including developmental play scales for normal children from preschool to adolescence; diagnostic play scales including those for the evaluation of children with a variety of cognitive, behavioral, and/or emotional disorders; parent/child interaction play scales; projective play techniques; and scales for assessing a child's behavior during play therapy. 1991 (0-471-62166-8) 718 pp. GAME PLAY Edited by Charles E. Schaefer and Steven E. Reid This important work highlights the psychological significance of using games to assess and treat various childhood disorders. In chapters written by leading authorities, it examines the content of various types of games and provides theoretical approaches, techniques, and practical guidelines for applying games to play therapy with children. Case histories demonstrate the use of game play with childhood problems ranging from hyperactivity to divorce counseling and juvenile delinquency. 1986 (0-471-81972-7) 349 pp.

Medical Art Therapy with Children

Author: Cathy A. Malchiodi

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9781853026768

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 3135

Drawing on case material from a variety of situations, the book describes medical research on medical art therapy with children, and practical approaches to using art activities with them. The text looks at children with burns, HIV, asthma and cancer.

Case Studies in Couple and Family Therapy

Systemic and Cognitive Perspectives

Author: Frank M. Dattilio,Marvin R. Goldfried

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 9781572302976

Category: Psychology

Page: 486

View: 7207

This volume features case presentations by many of the most distinguished practitioners of couple and family therapy, bringing to life the full spectrum of contemporary approaches in the field. Selected to illuminate the process and goals of each approach and to allow readers to listen in on highly skilled therapists at work, these exemplary cases serve together as a uniquely practical clinical resource for therapists and students. Exploring the role that cognitive-behavioral strategies may play within contemporary systems approaches, editor Frank M. Dattilio annotates the cases throughout with concise recommendations on how cognitive principles might usefully be called upon at specific points. Candid responses from contributors consider the benefits of Dattilio's suggestions and further elucidate each practitioner's own decision-making process. This volume will be of use to practitioners and students of couple and family therapy from a range of orientations.

Play Therapy

The Art of the Relationship

Author: Garry L. Landreth

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9781583913277

Category: Psychology

Page: 408

View: 3300

Play Therapy, 2nd Edition, is a thorough update to the 1991 first edition best-selling books, the most widely used texts for play therapy courses. It refreshes the history and development in play therapy including results of research done in the past 10 years. A new chapter is included on current issues and special populations relevant to the development of play therapy. The author presents very readable descriptions of play and the history of play therapy; child and therapist characteristics; play room set-up and materials; working with parents; and a number of helpful and interesting case descriptions.

Compassion Focused Therapy

Author: N.A

Publisher: Junfermann Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3955712532

Category: Psychology

Page: 240

View: 9316

Die Bedeutung der heilsamen Wirkung von Mitgefühl (engl. compassion) hat in den letzten Jahren im therapeutischen Setting enorm zugenommen. Die Entwicklung von Mitgefühl – sich selbst und seinen Mitmenschen gegenüber – ist zu einem wichtigen therapeutischen Instrument und Ziel geworden. Paul Gilbert erklärt in seinem Buch, wie die sogenannte Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), in der Mitgefühl zur Verbesserung der psychischen Gesundheit des Klienten im Fokus steht, umgesetzt werden kann. Er zeigt die Unterschiede zu anderen kognitiven Therapieformen auf und stellt die typischen Merkmale der therapeutischen Arbeit vor. Unterteilt in einen theoretischen und einen praktischen Teil bietet das Buch eine klare Darstellung der CFT und eignet sich hervorragend sowohl für Lehrende, Lernende als auch für Praktiker, die mehr Einblicke in diesen vielversprechenden Ansatz bekommen möchten.

Schema Therapy

A Practitioner's Guide

Author: Jeffrey E. Young,Janet S. Klosko,Marjorie E. Weishaar

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 9781572308381

Category: Psychology

Page: 436

View: 7139

Designed to bring about lasting change in clients with personality disorders and other complex difficulties, schema therapy combines proven cognitive-behavioral techniques with elements of interpersonal, experiential, and psychodynamic therapies. This book, written by the model's developer and two of its leading practitioners, is the first major text for clinicians wishing to learn and use this popular integrative approach. Provided in one comprehensive volume are an authoritative conceptual overview and step-by-step guidelines for assessment and treatment. Clinicians learn innovative ways to rapidly conceptualize challenging cases; explore the client's childhood history; identify and modify self-defeating behavioral patterns; use imagery and other experiential techniques in treatment; and maximize the power of the therapeutic relationship. Including detailed protocols for treating borderline personality disorder and narcissistic personality disorder, the book is illustrated with numerous clinical examples.