Art Therapy and Social Action

Synopsis

Art Therapy and Social Action is an exciting and innovative exploration of how human service professionals can incorporate the techniques and approaches of art therapy in their work to address social problems, and examines the expanding role of art practitioner as social activist. Leading art therapists and other human service professionals show how creative methods can be used effectively to resolve conflicts, manage aggression, heal trauma and build communities. The contributors provide examples of innovative programs on a range of topics, including those designed to address gun crime, homelessness, racism and experiences of terrorism. This timely book provides new techniques and successful models for art therapists, counselors and mental health practitioners working directly with the challenges of modern society.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Frances F. Kaplan
  • Dan Hocoy
  • Maxine Borowsky Junge
  • Pat B. Allen
  • Anndy Wiselogle
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 2007

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