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 clients of various ages and backgrounds
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Each chapter contains a 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
It explores 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 final chapter summarizes the 126 exercises that appear throughout the text so that readers can quickly access exercises that meet their needs
The history, rationale, and theory behind each art form are discussed, in addition to its clinical benefits and uses in counseling settings