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Art Therapy and Cancer Care / Edition 1

Art Therapy and Cancer Care / Edition 1

by Diane Waller, Caryl SibbettDiane Waller


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Inspired by the experience of art therapists who have pioneered work with people with cancer and including those who have experienced this devastating illness at first hand, this book acknowledges the outstanding work of the Corinne Burton Trust which has supported the development of art therapy services in hospices and clinics throughout the United Kingdom.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780335216208
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.
Publication date: 07/28/2005
Series: Facing Death Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Foreward by Sir Michael Burton
List of Contributors

On Death and Dying
Betwixt and Between: Crossing Thresholds
Body Image and the Construction of Identity
The Body and Embodiment: The senses in relation to the Cancer journey and the role of art therapy
Shoreline: The reality of working in cancer and palliative care
A woman with Breast Cancer in Art Therapy
Perseus’ Shield
The Efficacy of a Single Session
Connexions between creativity, individuation and the healing process: A case study with an adolescent cancer patient
The Healing Journey: A ten week group focusing on long t erm healing processes
Musing With Death
Group Art Therapy in an Oncology Department of a large general hospital
Creating through loss: How art therapists sustain their practice in palliative care
Art therapy in the Hospice: rewards and frustrations
A Don’t know story: Art therapy in an NHS Medical Oncology department
Art Therapist’s experience of Cancer

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