Brooke (2008) The Use of the Creative Therapies With Survivors of Domestic Violence

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Stephanie L. Brooke, ed. 1st ed. Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd; 2008.


The Use of the Creative Therapies with Survivors of Domestic Violence is a comprehensive work that examines the use of art, play, music, dance/movement, drama, and supervision with respect to treatment issues relating to family violence. The author’s primary purpose is to examine treatment approaches which cover the broad spectrum of the creative art therapies. The collection of chapters is written by renowned, well-credentialed, and professional creative art therapists in the areas of art, play, music, dance/movement, and drama. In addition, some of the chapters are complimented with photographs of client art work, diagrams, and tables. The reader is provided with a snapshot of how these various creative art therapies are used to treat males and females suffering from issues related to domestic violence. This informative book will be of special interest to educators, students, therapists as well as people struggling with family violence issues.


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theater arts
mixed-art forms

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