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DBT Informed Art Therapy

DBT Informed Art Therapy Author Susan M. Clark
ISBN-10 9781784501037
Release 2016-09-21
Pages 344
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Understand DBT-informed art therapy, and how to apply it to your practice. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) treats problems with emotion regulation, and is especially effective in treating chronic self-harming and suicidal behaviors associated with Borderline Personality Disorder. Combining the structure and skill development of DBT with the creativity and non-verbal communication of art therapy can be a significant advantage in treating patients who are resistant to talking therapy. This book gives a comprehensive overview of the growing literature and research on DBT-informed art therapy, drawing upon the work of pioneers in the field to explain different types of DBT-informed art therapy and the 'Three Ms' at its core: Mindfulness, Metaphor and Mastery. It also includes creative visual exercises and activities for developing the skills of core mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and non-judgemental acceptance among clients.



DBT Informed Art Therapy

DBT Informed Art Therapy Author Susan M. Clark
ISBN-10 1849057338
Release 2016-01-10
Pages 344
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DBT-informed art therapy encourages patients to engage with and retain the three key concepts of mindfulness, metaphorical thinking, and mastery, to better understand and control their emotions. This highly practical resource provides thorough explanations and training for successfully integrating DBT therapy into current art therapy practice.



Mindfulness and the Arts Therapies

Mindfulness and the Arts Therapies Author Laury Rappaport
ISBN-10 9780857006882
Release 2013-10-21
Pages 352
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This ground-breaking book explores the theoretical, clinical and training application of integrating mindfulness with all of the arts therapies, and includes cutting-edge contributions from neuroscience. Written by pioneers and leaders in the arts therapies and psychology fields, the book includes 6 sections that examine mindfulness and the arts therapies from different perspectives: 1) the history and roots of mindfulness in relation to spirituality, psychotherapy and the arts therapies; 2) the role of the expressive arts in cultivating mindful awareness; 3) innovative approaches that add mindfulness to the arts therapies; 4) arts therapies approaches that are inherently mindfulness-based; 5) mindfulness in the training and education of arts therapists; and 6) the neuroscience underlying mindfulness and the arts therapies. Contributors describe their pioneering work with diverse applications: people with cancer, trauma, chronic pain, substance abuse, severe mental illness, clients in private practice, adolescents at camp, training dance and art therapists, and more. This rich resource will inspire and rejuvenate all clinicians and educators.



Music Activities More for Teaching DBT Skills and Enhancing Any Therapy

Music Activities   More for Teaching DBT Skills and Enhancing Any Therapy Author Deborah Spiegel
ISBN-10 9781449096601
Release 2010-03
Pages 88
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Liven up your teaching and your therapy interventions with music activities and songs. For each activity, the book provides it's therapeutic value, a list of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy skills reinforced, materials needed, and instructions. No musical background is required to successfully use the activities. The book includes several guided imagery suggestion scripts. Reproducible lyric sheets are provided for the songs; and for those who do have musical background, guitar chords are provided. The original songs in this book are available on a companion CD titled "You'll Make It Through the Rain." Miles Dial, Ph.D., says: "Deborah does a masterful job of integrating DBT Skills and music which makes learning fun and interesting"



Raising Self Esteem in Adults

Raising Self Esteem in Adults Author Susan Buchalter
ISBN-10 9780857008213
Release 2014-12-21
Pages 288
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Self-esteem is the building block of therapy and wellness and is crucial in overcoming depression and anxiety and in leading a fulfilling, functional life. Filled with hundreds of practical activities to help clients build their self-esteem as they become increasingly mindful and self-aware, this book contains a rich assortment of approaches from art therapy, dialectical behavioral and cognitive behavioral therapy. The innovative and established methods examined in the book are based on sound, evidence-based techniques, illustrated with real client experiences, to help therapists gain a greater understanding of how the approaches take effect. This is an essential resource of activities for all art therapists, as well as counsellors, psychologists, other mental health professionals and social workers interested in using art therapy techniques in their work. It is appropriate for use with a wide variety of clients and patients, including those suffering from depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.



Art Therapy

Art Therapy Author Christine Watson
ISBN-10 1784284637
Release 2017-10-01
Pages 128
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This beautiful practical art book shows how making art can improve creativity and increase relaxation. Through a series of guided step-by-step projects, readers are shown how to create calming and expressive images. A full range of materials and techniques are used in a book that is both inspirational and therapeutic.



Art Therapy and Substance Abuse

Art Therapy and Substance Abuse Author Libby Schmanke
ISBN-10 9781784501181
Release 2017-08-21
Pages 264
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Art therapy is an effective treatment for individuals with addictions. Working with this unique and often difficult clinical population, however, requires special therapist awareness and knowledge. This handbook provides an in-depth foundation of knowledge for art therapists working with clients with addictions. Drawing on many years' experience working with this population, Libby Schmanke provides valuable insight into this client group and explains how to ensure therapeutic interventions remain personalized and effective, while also meeting program needs. With case vignettes throughout, the book covers everything from common treatment models and how art therapy can be incorporated within them, to the bio-psycho-social aspects of addiction and how to handle a lack of cooperation or resistance to therapy.



Expressive and Creative Arts Methods for Trauma Survivors

Expressive and Creative Arts Methods for Trauma Survivors Author Lois J. Carey
ISBN-10 9781843103868
Release 2006
Pages 224
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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.



Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder

Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder Author Marsha M. Linehan
ISBN-10 9781606237786
Release 1993-05-14
Pages 558
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For the average clinician, individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD) often represent the most challenging, seemingly insoluble cases. This volume is the authoritative presentation of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Marsha M. Linehan's comprehensive, integrated approach to treating individuals with BPD. DBT was the first psychotherapy shown in controlled trials to be effective with BPD. It has since been adapted and tested for a wide range of other difficult-to-treat disorders involving emotion dysregulation. While focusing on BPD, this book is essential reading for clinicians delivering DBT to any clients with complex, multiple problems. Companion volumes: The latest developments in DBT skills training, together with essential materials for teaching the full range of mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation, and distress tolerance skills, are presented in Linehan's DBT® Skills Training Manual, Second Edition, and DBT® Skills Training Handouts and Worksheets, Second Edition. Also available: Linehan's instructive skills training videos for clients--Crisis Survival Skills: Part One, Crisis Survival Skills: Part Two, From Suffering to Freedom, This One Moment, and Opposite Action.



Creative Arts Therapies and Clients with Eating Disorders

Creative Arts Therapies and Clients with Eating Disorders Author Annie Heiderscheit
ISBN-10 9780857006950
Release 2015-11-21
Pages 352
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Drawing on the expertise of leading creative arts therapists from around the world, this book provides a comprehensive examination of the role of the creative arts in the treatment of clients with eating disorders (EDs). The book explores how art, dance and movement, drama, music, and poetry therapies have fostered insights, growth, and recovery for patients across ED diagnoses (anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and compulsive overeating disorder), and comorbid diagnoses. It illustrates how each creative arts modality is implemented in the ED treatment process and covers a variety of treatment levels (residential, inpatient, intensive outpatient and outpatient). Each chapter is enriched with case illustrations to provide a greater depth of understanding of how the methods are used in clinical practice. This book is an incomparable overview of the value and diverse uses of the creative arts in the treatment of EDs, and it will be of interest to all arts therapists, psychodrama therapists, family therapists, as well as students of these disciplines.



Art Heals

Art Heals Author Shaun McNiff
ISBN-10 0834827298
Release 2004-11-16
Pages 256
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The field of art therapy is discovering that artistic expression can be a powerful means of personal transformation and emotional and spiritual healing. In this book, Shaun McNiff, a leader in expressive arts therapy for more than three decades, reflects on a wide spectrum of activities aimed at reviving art's traditional healing function. In chapters ranging from "Liberating Creativity" and "The Practice of Creativity in the Workplace" to "From Shamanism to Art Therapy," he illuminates some of the most progressive views in the rapidly expanding field of art therapy: • The "practice of imagination" as a powerful force for transformation • A challenge to literal-minded psychological interpretations of artworks ("black colors indicate depression") and the principle that even disturbing images have inherent healing properties • The role of the therapist in promoting an environment conducive to free expression and therapeutic energies • The healing effects of group work, with people creating alongside one another and interacting in the studio • "Total expression," combining arts such as movement, storytelling, and drumming with painting and drawing



DBT Therapeutic Activity Ideas for Working with Teens

DBT Therapeutic Activity Ideas for Working with Teens Author Carol Lozier
ISBN-10 9781784507183
Release 2018-02-21
Pages 200
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This fun and engaging activity book helps to teach teens to manage emotions and develop relationships by tracking their progress using Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) techniques. DBT is specifically designed for emotionally sensitive young people, especially those with borderline personality disorder, and the activities in this book will help regulate strong emotional responses which can lead to impulsivity, unstable relationships, low self-image and reactive emotions. It is a concise and easy-to-read resource, accompanied by vignettes and activity sheets. It presents an overview of the four modules of DBT: mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotional regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness. These skills used in these modules can be logged and monitored through the tick lists and diary cards provided. These practical tools and ideas are reproducible, and will be invaluable for anyone working with teens.



The Art Therapist s Guide to Social Media

The Art Therapist   s Guide to Social Media Author Gretchen M. Miller
ISBN-10 9781317239246
Release 2017-10-12
Pages 232
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The Art Therapist’s Guide to Social Media offers the art therapy community a guide that addresses content related to social media use, its growing influence, and the impact social networking has on the profession and work of art therapists. This book presents a framework of relevant theories, best practices, and examples to explore existing and emerging areas of social networking's power for art therapists as practitioners and artists. Divided into three sections that highlight the themes of connection, community, and creativity, chapters explore timely topics such as the professional use of social media, ethical considerations, potential benefits and challenges, and strategies to embrace the possibilities that social media can create for the field worldwide. Art therapists in training, art therapy educators and supervisors, and practicing art therapists will find content in this text helpful for their learning and professional practice.



Journaling Cancer in Words and Images

Journaling Cancer in Words and Images Author Harriet Wadeson
ISBN-10 0398086729
Release 2011
Pages 208
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"Dealing with serious illness and the threat of death is a part of the human experience, and more than other prevalent illnesses, cancer conjures up fears of suffering, helpless debilitation, and death. This text is a vivid memoir of the author's own cancer diagnosis and treatment. Harriet Wadeson, a pioneer in the art therapy profession and author of seven other books on art therapy, here shows us her own response to the challenge of cancer. In addition to the written journal, she created an 'altered book' of over 70 images throughout her cancer treatment. They are described in the text and reproduced in full color on an accompanying CD-ROM."--From back cover.



101 Mindful Arts Based Activities to Get Children and Adolescents Talking

101 Mindful Arts Based Activities to Get Children and Adolescents Talking Author Dawn D'Amico
ISBN-10 9781784504229
Release 2016-12-21
Pages 224
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Many children who have experienced serious trauma are withdrawn and closed off, making it difficult to engage with them in therapy effectively. This book offers a compendium of therapeutic activities that will help children who have endured painful abuse to open up, so that they can learn to express their feelings and therapy can be directed towards their individual needs. From useful techniques for bridging memory gaps to using masks for self-expression, the innovative activities use mindfulness, art and play to help children feel relaxed and responsive. The activities require very little preparation, and use only everyday items that are easy to access and can be used time and time again. Case studies throughout offer a helpful demonstration of how the activities work in practice. This is an ideal resource for use with children in therapeutic, home and school settings. It is appropriate to use with children aged 5-17 who have experienced trauma, physical abuse, sexual abuse, forced migration and severe neglect, as well as those with acute depression, anxiety and behavioural difficulties.



Cognitive behavioral Therapy of Schizophrenia

Cognitive behavioral Therapy of Schizophrenia Author David G. Kingdon
ISBN-10 086377329X
Release 1994
Pages 212
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Cognitive-behavioural therapy has been successfully employed in the treatment of such problems as depression, panic disorder and phobias. Providing an approach to patients with the most intractable problems, this book details the practical application of cognitive-behavioural therapy to the pervasive disorder of schizophrenia. The techniques described in this book, drawn from relevant theory and research, are designed to complement other treatments for schizophrenia, including medication, rehabilitation and family therapies.; Making a clear distinction between the diagnosis of schizophrenia and the debilitating label of insanity, the authors contend that people with this disorder are not inherently irrational but instead suffer from a circumscribed set of irrational beliefs. The book presents easily learned techniques that professionals can employ to help patients alleviate the impact of these beliefs, and start drawing upon the strengths and rationality they possess to improve their daily lives.; Illustrated with numerous case examples, this book describes how to: work with the person to construct credible explanations of distressing and disabling symptoms; explore the personal significance of life events and circumstances and their interactions with the person's strengths and vulnerabilities; introduce reality testing for hallucinations and delusions; disentangle thought Disorder And Ameliorate Negative Symptoms; And Demystify Psychotic symptoms for individuals and their families. The book also delineates the relationship of thought, identity, insight and coping strategies to schizophrenia.; This text should be of interest to professionals working with people suffering from schizophrenia - from psychologists, psychiatrists and residential care workers to social workers, occupational therapists and nursing staff - as well as to students in these fields.



Dialectical Behavior Therapy with Suicidal Adolescents

Dialectical Behavior Therapy with Suicidal Adolescents Author Alec L. Miller
ISBN-10 9781462532056
Release 2017-05-19
Pages 346
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Filling a tremendous need, this highly practical book adapts the proven techniques of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) to treatment of multiproblem adolescents at highest risk for suicidal behavior and self-injury. The authors are master clinicians who take the reader step by step through understanding and assessing severe emotional dysregulation in teens and implementing individual, family, and group-based interventions. Insightful guidance on everything from orientation to termination is enlivened by case illustrations and sample dialogues. Appendices feature 30 mindfulness exercises as well as lecture notes and 12 reproducible handouts for "Walking the Middle Path," a DBT skills training module for adolescents and their families. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print these handouts and several other tools from the book in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. See also Rathus and Miller's DBT? Skills Manual for Adolescents, packed with tools for implementing DBT skills training with adolescents with a wide range of problems.ÿ