This concise guide explains the theory behind drumming for therapy, as well as giving practical advice on facilitating and leading drum circles.
The book explains why drumming is therapeutic, offers hands-on guidance for using drums in group therapy and details specific techniques to lead to increased engagement. Incorporating art therapy into drum circles, it provides step-by-step instructions on making and painting a multi-tonal drum from scratch. Emphasis is also placed on how to create a therapeutic or safe place while conducting a drum circle and making art.
About the Author:
Jen Mank is a board certified art therapist based in California, USA. She has been leading drum circles for over five years.