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New Developments in Expressive Arts Therapy: The Play of Poiesis
Levine, Ellen G. and Stephen K. Levine (Eds)
Jessica Kingsley Publishers / Softcover / 2017-06-01 / 1785922475
Expressive Arts Therapies
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With contributions from well-known, international arts therapists, this collection considers the development and expansion of the field of expressive arts. It covers new theoretical concepts and practice introduced in recent years and reflects on their relevance to the fields of therapy, education, research and social and ecological change.


This collection reflects on the theory and application of expressive arts today in therapy, education, research and social and ecological change.

Bringing the understanding of expressive arts into its contemporary theoretical framework, the book reveals the expansion of the field from its initial focus on therapy alone into a diverse range of other areas of interest to therapists, educators, researchers and those interested in working for social and ecological change. The book also contains a selection of discursive writing, poetry and visual art, highlighting the importance of keeping artistic creativity at the heart of the field.

With contributions from pioneering arts therapists, this will be vital reading for arts therapists and students in the field today.

Contributions by: Sally Atkins, Shara Claire, Kelly Clark/Keefe, Melinda Ashley Meyer DeMott, Herbert Eberhart, Rosemary Faire, Jessica Gilway, Rowesa Gordon, Judith Greer Essex, Isabelle Hayeur, Lisa Herman, Elisabeth Hösli, Majken Jacoby, Margo Fuchs Knill, Paolo J. Knill, Kelly Lycan, Carrie MacLeod, Elizabeth Gordon McKim, Shaun McNiff, Emily Miller, Judy Nisenholt, Sabine S. Silberberg, Jacques Stitelmann, Per Espen Stoknes, Brigitte Wanzenried, Peter Wanzenried, Rebekah Windmiller

About the Editors:

Ellen G. Levine is co-founder and faculty of The Create Institute - Centre for Expressive Arts Therapy Education and a Senior Staff Social Worker at the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre for Children's Mental Health in Toronto, Canada. She is a Professor and Core Faculty member in the Arts, Health and Society Division of the European Graduate School in Switzerland.

Stephen K. Levine is Professor Emeritus of Social Science at York University in Toronto, Canada, Vice-Provost and Dean of the Doctoral Program in Expressive Arts Therapy: Education, Consulting and Social Change at the European Graduate School in Switzerland, and Co-Director of The Create Institute - Centre for Expressive Arts Therapy Education

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