Preface. Introduction. Chapter 1. Warm-ups. Chapter 2. Mindfulness. Chapter 3. Drawing. Chapter 4. Painting. Chapter 5. Collages. Chapter 6. Clay. Chapter 7. Puppets and Masks. Chapter 8. Combining modalities. Chapter 9. Multimedia. Chapter 10. Holiday Projects/Celebrations. Chapter 11. The Defensive Client. Chapter 12. Computer Assisted Art therapy. Chapter 13. Murals. Chapter 14. Miscellaneous. Chapter 15. Open Art Studio. References. List of Projects.
Improve focus, develop problem-solving skills, and add creativity to group work with these easy therapeutic ideas and exercises
Susan Buchalter is a senior clinical therapist at the University Medical Centre at Princeton. She is a certified art therapist, licensed professional counselor, and certified group psychotherapist. She has over 25 years' experience of leading art therapy and psychotherapy groups and is author of A Practical Art Therapy.
Art Therapy Techniques and Applications offers an original collection of therapeutic tools and innovative suggestions easy to implement, and provides therapists with a fine reference for developing art therapy skills. Students, counsellors, psychologists and others working in the field will find tips on using drawing, clay, puppets and multimedia in projects. No psychology collection should be without this specific set of guided exercises and ideas. -- The Midwest Book Review