AHS Book Database 2017
Nature-Based Expressive Arts therapy
Integrating the Expressive Arts and Ecotherapy
2017: Sally Atkins and Melia Snyder
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Paperback / Softback
This book integrates the fields of expressive arts and ecotherapy to present a nature based approach to expressive arts work. It highlights attitudes and practices in expressive arts that are particularly relevant to working with nature, including cultivating an aesthetic response to the earth and the relationship between beauty and sustainability.
New Developments in Expressive Arts Therapy
The Play of Poiesis
2017: E. Levine and S. Levine
Edited by : E. Levine and S. Levine Published by : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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.