Art Therapy in Museums and Galleries

Art Therapy in Museums and Galleries

Author: Ali Coles

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9781784507756

Category: Psychology

Page: 320

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This is the first book to explore and evaluate the potential of museum and gallery spaces and partnerships for art therapy. Showcasing approaches by well-known art therapists, the edited collection contains descriptions of, and reflections on, art therapy in museums and galleries around the globe. Case studies encompass a broad range of client groups, including people with dementia, refugees and clients recovering from substance abuse, exploring the therapeutic skills required to work in these settings. The collection also establishes the context for art therapy in museums and galleries through reviewing key literature and engaging with the latest research, to consider wider perspectives on how these spaces inform therapeutic practice. Offering a comprehensive look at ways in which these locations enable novel and creative therapeutic work, this is an essential book for art therapists, arts and health practitioners and museum professionals.

Art Therapy in Museums and Galleries

Art Therapy in Museums and Galleries

Author: Ali Coles

Publisher:

ISBN: 1785924117

Category: Art therapy

Page: 320

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This edited collection explores creative uses of museums and galleries for art therapy. It includes international examples of work with a variety of client groups and range of institutions. Chapters discuss the benefits of these spaces for therapeutic work, as well as the skills and theoretical frames required for working in these settings.

Museum-based Art Therapy

Museum-based Art Therapy

Author: Mitra Reyhani Ghadim

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000479201

Category: Psychology

Page: 228

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This practical and inspirational resource offers a wide range of information about museum-based art therapy and wellness programming in various museums. Featuring contributions from art therapists and access professionals from various museum-based wellness programs, the book describes museum-based art therapy, education, access, and inclusion to enlarge the scope of professional development and higher education training in art therapy and its relation to museum studies. Chapter examples of successful museum art therapy and wellness initiatives increase awareness about the role of art therapy in museums and the role of museums in building healthy societies and improving lives. The text also contributes to the field of art therapy by deconstructing traditional narratives about therapy being conceived only as a clinical treatment, and by introducing arts-based approaches and strategies in museums as expanding territories for being proactive in community health and wellness. Museum-based Art Therapy is a valuable guide for art students who are interested in working in museum education, access and disabilities, or museum studies, and graduates and professionals working across the disciplines of museums, art therapy, and disability studies.

Art Therapy in the Treatment of Addiction and Trauma

Art Therapy in the Treatment of Addiction and Trauma

Author: Patricia Quinn

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9781784507305

Category: Psychology

Page: 320

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This book examines the benefits and uses of art therapy in the treatment of addiction and trauma, highlighting its effectiveness at revealing underlying causes and relapse triggers, as well as treating co-occurring conditions that impair learning and recovery. This book also focuses on art therapy for trauma within specific populations, including incarcerated individuals, military personnel and survivors of commercial sexual exploitation. Quinn discusses how art therapy is often carried out alongside combined approaches, such as CBT and DBT, and how it can help those with cognitive issues to learn through treatment. Furthermore, this book explores the benefits art therapy has for people with co-morbid conditions, such as dementia, emotional disorders and traumatic and acquired brain injuries. With co-authored chapters from leading researchers in art therapy, the book demonstrates how art therapy can help to uncover triggers, process trauma and find a means of self-expression whilst working towards a sustained recovery.

The Brain-Friendly Museum

The Brain-Friendly Museum

Author: Annalisa Banzi

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781000684162

Category: Art

Page: 158

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The Brain-Friendly Museum proposes an innovative approach to experiencing and enjoying the museum environment in new ways, based on the systematic application of cognitive psychology and neuroscience. Providing practical guidance on navigating and thinking about museums in different ways, the book is designed to help develop more fulfilling visitor experiences. It explores our cognitive processes and emotions, and how they can be used to engage with and enjoy the museum environment, regardless of the visitor’s background, language, or culture. The book considers core cognitive processes, including memory, attention, and perception, and how they can successfully be applied to the museum environment, for example, in creating more effective displays. Using evidence-based examples throughout, the book advocates for a wellbeing approach improving visitor experience, and one that is grounded in research from psychology and neuroscience. This book is a must-read for all museum practitioners and psychologists interested in the relationship between cultural heritage, psychology, and neuroscience. It will also be of great interest to art therapists, neuroscientists, university students, museum stakeholders, and museum lovers.

Art Therapy with Veterans

Art Therapy with Veterans

Author: Rachel Mims

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9781787753341

Category: Psychology

Page: 240

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With both personal and professional insight from a range of contributors, this informative guide highlights the use of art therapy in a range of settings to support military veterans. Offering a wealth of knowledge on this approach and the variety of current programs available, this is an invaluable resource for all therapists looking to provide support for this population. Chapters explore the use of art therapy in a range of different settings, including museum programs, open studio therapy and assisted living environments, as well as large group therapy at treatment facilities for active-duty service members. It also offers rare insight into the effectiveness of art therapy in supporting veterans who are processing military sexual trauma, moral injury and countertransference, filling essential gaps in knowledge within this area. As demand for this practice continues to grow, Art Therapy with Veterans provides inspiration for future programs and therapists looking to support military communities.

Navigating Ethical Dilemmas in Creative Arts Therapies

Navigating Ethical Dilemmas in Creative Arts Therapies

Author: Thomson J. Ling

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000523522

Category: Psychology

Page: 228

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Navigating Ethical Dilemmas in Creative Arts Therapies uses a case-based approach to provide practical guidance for practitioners on the skillful application of ethical decision-making in art therapy. The book introduces the DO ART model, an ethical decision-making model specific to the practice of art therapy. Walking readers through common areas of ethical dilemmas, chapters detail how art-making can be used to navigate the model, supporting the well-documented practice of art therapists engaging in art-making processes themselves. Topics covered include boundaries and confidentiality, assessment, storage and exhibition, materials, multicultural issues, technology in art therapy, working with vulnerable populations, supervision and training, and ethical research. Art therapists at all levels will find this book to be a necessary resource for their practice.

Bridging the Creative Arts Therapies and Arts in Health

Bridging the Creative Arts Therapies and Arts in Health

Author: Donna Betts

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9781787757233

Category: Medical

Page: 274

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Case studies and perspectives from around the globe illustrate examples of effective collaborations between clinical creative arts therapists and arts in health practitioners. Reaching beyond silos, these professionals can collaborate to deliver inspirational practice in a variety of settings. Leading experts explain how they have pioneered arts-based practice, developed successful partnerships and overcome difficulties in fostering relationships to offer better support and increase access to their services by the public. Discussions surrounding policy, funding and international initiatives towards integration offer a timely call to action. By working together, we reach collective goals of positively impacting clients' mental health, wellbeing and quality of life through the arts.

Foundations of Art Therapy

Foundations of Art Therapy

Author: Meera Rastogi

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780128243091

Category: Education

Page: 620

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Foundations of Art Therapy: Theory and Applications is an essential and comprehensive introduction to the field of art therapy that blends relevant psychological and neuroscience research, theories, and concepts and infuses cultural diversity throughout each chapter. The text includes full color photos, informative charts, and case examples and is divided into four parts beginning with the basics of art therapy knowledge and concluding with professional practices in art therapy. The fundamentals of art therapy section includes coverage of art therapy founders, art materials, multicultural perspectives, intersections with neuroscience, and research methods. An overview and in-depth explorations of different theoretical approaches to the practice of art therapy are covered in the second part of the book. A bio-psycho-social approach integrates current research on art therapy with specific populations (children, mental health, older adults, and trauma). The book concludes with art therapy professional practices in group concepts, community-based art therapy, and developing a career in the field. Each chapter contains chapter objectives, practical applications, ethical considerations, reflection questions, experiential exercises, and a list of terms. The unique, practical, and interdisciplinary approach of this text provides a solid base for understanding the field of art therapy and is well suited for use in undergraduate art therapy courses. This book will appeal to those who want an introduction to the field’s theories, research, and practice and those seeking a comprehensive understanding on the foundations of art therapy. Full color photos, informative charts, and case examples Definitions, key details, and clear explanations of major concepts Evidence-based research and attention to diversity, equity, inclusion and justice in each chapter Reader experiential activities and reflection questions to enhance deeper levels of processing Instructor resources that include: chapter outlines, experiential classroom activities and lecture enhancements, multiple choice and short answer questions for each chapter

Architects of Art Therapy

Architects of Art Therapy

Author: Maxine Borowsky Junge

Publisher: Charles C Thomas Publisher

ISBN: 9780398076856

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 409

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Part III, on "Expansion," is composed of AATA Honorary Life Members who began their art therapy careers in the 1970s. During this period, art therapy training programs proliferated, so that some benefited from newly-established formal art therapy education. Others had been working in related areas, such as art and psychology, and moved into art therapy in the early 1970s. In their various venues of influence, the authors presented here are highly accomplished visionaries whose dedication to the development of art therapy has been remarkable. Through their chapters, these "architects of art therapy" chart the development of an important mental health profession; they serve as an inspiration for those involved in art therapy today and for generations of art therapists to come."--BOOK JACKET.

The Handbook of Art Therapy

The Handbook of Art Therapy

Author: Caroline Case

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781000641011

Category: Psychology

Page: 244

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The Handbook of Art Therapy has become the standard introductory text into the theory and practice of art therapy in a variety of settings. The comprehensive book concentrates on the work of art therapists and the way that art and therapy can combine in a treatment setting to promote insight and change. In this fourth edition, readers will gain both a historical overview of art therapy and insight into contemporary settings in which art therapists work, with a new chapter on the use of new technology and working online. The authors are highly experienced in the teaching, supervision and clinical practice of art therapy. Using first-hand accounts from therapists and patients, they look particularly at the role of the art work in the art process and setting in which it takes place. Chapters explore the theoretical background from which art therapy has developed and the implications for practice including the influence of art and psychoanalysis, creativity, aesthetics and symbolism, and the impact of different schools of psychoanalytic theory. Also featured is an extensive bibliography, encompassing a comprehensive coverage of the current literature on art therapy and related subjects. Covering basic theory and practice for clinicians and students at all levels of training, this book remains a key text for art therapists, counsellors, psychotherapists, psychologists and students at all levels, as well as professionals working in other arts therapies.