The Creative Arts in Counseling


The Creative Arts in Counseling, 5th Edition 5th Edition
by Samuel T. Gladding (Author)

This latest edition of The Creative Arts in Counseling is a powerful, evidence-based examination of how creative expression can be used in counseling with diverse clients of various ages and backgrounds. It is the only comprehensive book that covers the clinical application of all of the major creative arts, including music, dance/movement, imagery, visual arts, writing/literature, drama, play and humor, and new to this edition animal assisted therapy, therapeutic horticulture, and nature/wilderness experiences. The history, rationale, and theory behind each art form are discussed, in addition to its clinical benefits and uses in counseling settings. Each chapter contains a wide variety of practical exercises that clinicians, instructors, and students can incorporate immediately into their work, as well as creative reflections for personal and professional self-evaluation. The final chapter summarizes the 126 exercises that appear throughout the text so that readers can quickly and conveniently access exercises that meet their needs.

Product Details
Paperback: 344 pages
Publisher: Amer Counseling Assn; 5th edition (February 28, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1556203659
ISBN-13: 978-1556203657
Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 6.5 x 9.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #701,251 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Five Stars 31 May 2016
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A good INTRODUCTION to the overview of various creative arts in counseling.

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