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Lois Carey - Expressive And Creative Arts Methods for Trauma Survivors - 9781843103868 - V9781843103868
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Expressive And Creative Arts Methods for Trauma Survivors

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Description for Expressive And Creative Arts Methods for Trauma Survivors Paperback. Drawing on detailed case studies and a growing body of evidence of the benefits of non-verbal therapies, the contributors - all leading practitioners in their fields - provide an overview of creative therapies that tap into sensate aspects of the brain not always reached by verbal therapy alone. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: MMKB; MQTC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 157 x 12. Weight in Grams: 368.

With the increasing probability of floods, wars, and human displacement, there will be a great need for health care professionals to help. The arts provide a new, human, and cost-effective way to bring relief and to ease some of the human suffering associated with trauma.The editor, Lois Carey, presents a compelling rationale for the use of the arts therapies to work with trauma. First, it is now clear that traumatized children have difficulty using words to describe their experience. Drawing, play, music and other creative forms allow for an indirect expression that reduces anxiety, and they also help to establish ... Read more

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About Lois Carey
Lois Carey lives in New York, where she has been a practicing therapist since 1978 and is Adjunct Professor of Play Therapy at Hofstra University. She is President of the New York branch of the Association for Play Therapy and offers Sandplay training under the aegis of the Center for Sandplay. She has published several articles in journals such as ... Read more

Reviews for Expressive And Creative Arts Methods for Trauma Survivors
This book serves as a good introductory reference and overview of the better known methods in expressive and arts therapy.
Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma

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