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The long-awaited new edition of the landmark text defining arttherapy

Art therapists use the creative process and the issues thatsurface during art therapy to help their clients increase insightand judgment, cope with stress, work through traumatic experiences,increase cognitive abilities, have better relationships with familyand friends, and simply enjoy the life-affirming pleasures of thecreative experience.

In this highly anticipated revision of the definitive text onart therapy, author and pioneer art therapist Dr. Harriet Wadesonexamines the clinical considerations, education, history, andapplication of art therapy treatment programs for an array ofpresenting problems. Reflecting current DSM updates since the firstedition's publication, the Second Edition has been completelyupdated, with nine new chapters on trauma, crisis, multiculturalconsiderations, community art therapy, and more.

Illustrated with over 150 works of art from clients as well asthe author's own personal artwork, and packaged with a companionCD-ROM, which includes more than 100 full-color versions of theillustrations in the book, Art Psychotherapy, Second Editionis a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of art therapy.Written by one of the most established experts in the field, thisbook will be informative for practicing art therapists, othermental health practitioners looking to incorporate art therapy intotheir mental health practice, students in these disciplines, andthose interested in entering the art therapy profession.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials arenot included as part of eBook file.

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