ISBN-13: 978-0761947509

Art Therapy (Creative Therapies in Practice series) 1st Edition

by David Edwards (Author)

“Art Therapy provides a clearly written, accessible and informative introduction to art therapy in a style that does not assume prior knowledge of the discipline.For anyone training or planning to train as an art therapist, Art Therapy offers an excellent foundation on which to build future knowledge and skills.” — Savannah (“Savvy”) Jones * Health, Mind & Body/Psychology & Counseling * `This is accessible, well-written and easy to breeze through, it is an enjoyable read and one that I would recommend as an introduction to the subject of art therapy’ – International Arts Therapies Journal `Vivid clinical vignettes and remarkable illustrations combine to give a lively sense of art therapy in action. They bring the reader right into the art therapy studio. David Edwards locates the practice of art therapy firmly in its historical and cultural context, explaining its roots in art and links to psychoanalysis, in this always engaging account. The detailed bibliography and resources section offers a foundation for further exploration as well as information about training. An excellent introduction to the topic, this book will be invaluable for beginners, students and experienced practitioners alike’ – Professor Joy Schaverien, Jungian Analyst in private practice in the East Midlands and Visiting Professor in Art Psychotherapy at the University of Sheffield