ABSTRACT

First published in 2004. Art Therapy for Groups provides detailed guidance on how to set up and run theme-based art therapy groups and discusses factors affecting different client groups.

The second half of the book consists of nearly 400 themes and practical exercises to use with groups, set out in sections ranging from personal work to group interactive exercises. This updated second edition includes:

* new material on race, culture and diversity
* a chapter on recording, evaluation and evidence-based practice
* a survey of literature on art therapy groups
* seventy new themes
* an updated international resources section.

Illustrated with line drawings and black-and-white photographs this book is an essential resource for people working with art therapy and personal art groups.

chapter |4 pages

Introduction

part |1 pages

PART I Art therapy groups

chapter 1|15 pages

Art therapy and groupwork

chapter 2|29 pages

Running a group Running a group

chapter 4|9 pages

Learning from problems in groups

chapter 6|59 pages

Examples of groups

chapter 7|12 pages

Starting points for specific client groups

part |1 pages

PART II Themes and exercises

chapter |2 pages

Introduction

chapter |12 pages

Checklist of themes and exercises

chapter |8 pages

A Warm-up activities

chapter |14 pages

B Media exploration

chapter C|6 pages

Concentration, dexterity and memory

chapter |7 pages

D General themes

chapter |26 pages

E Self-perceptions

chapter |10 pages

F Family relationships

chapter |7 pages

G Working in pairs

chapter |12 pages

H Group paintings

chapter I|14 pages

Group interactive exercises

chapter |11 pages

K Links with other arts

chapter L|2 pages

Media cross-reference

chapter |8 pages

M. Media notes

chapter |2 pages

List of contributors

chapter |15 pages

Resources