Arts Therapies: A Research-Based Map of the Field

Vassiliki Karkou*, Patricia Sanderson

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
Number of pages306
ISBN (Print)9780443072567
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2006

Publication series

NameArts Therapies


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