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Tapestry of cultural issues in art therapy

Author: Anna R Hiscox; Abby C Calisch
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005.
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Professionals engaged in art therapy discuss aspects of practice which are affected by an environment of increasing cultural diversity. Some contributions examine problems faced by members of ethnic  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna R Hiscox; Abby C Calisch
ISBN: 9781853025761 1853025763
OCLC Number: 749580261
Description: 380 s. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface. Acknowledgements. Part I: Clinical Issues in Art Therapy: 1. Art Therapy and the Concept of Blackness, Pascale C. Annoual. 2. An Experiential Model for Exploring White Racial Identity and its Impact on Clinical Work, Nancy M. Sidun and Kelly Ducheny. 3. Art Therapy: An Afrocentric Approach, Charlotte Boston, Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Gwendolyn M. Short, Mental Health Unit, North Forestville Elementary School. 4. Art Therapy with a Cree Indian Boy, Nadia Ferrara, Native Mental Health Research Team, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal. 5. Surviving the Loss of a Child: A Case Study of Cross-Cultural Parents, Romy Montoya-Gregory. 6. Art Therapy with Obese Teens: Racial, Cultural and Therapeutic Implications, Marcia L. Rosal, Expressive Therapies Program, University of Louisville; Lisa Turner-Schikler, Kosair Children's Hospital, and Donna M. Yurt, Kosair Children's Hospital. 7. The Use of Art Therapy in Identity Formation: A Latino Case Study. Marie K. Mauro. 8. An Art Therapist's Countertransference: Working with Refugees who have Survived Organized Violence, Nicole Heusch. 9. Self-Body Image and PTTSD in Australian Spanish Speaking Trauma and Torture Survivors: Empowerment through Imagery-Art-Dialogue, Beth A. Stone, Department of Behavioural Sciences, Sydney. Part II: Educational Issues in Art Therapy: 10. Multicultural Perspectives in Art Therapy Supervision, Abby C. Calisch, Graduate Expressive Therapy Program, University of Louisville. 11. We Wear the Masks: A Study of Black Art Therapy Students, Chantel Laran Lumpkin, AmeriCorps Action for Children Today. 12. Cross-Cultural Inquiry in Art and Therapy, Mona Chebaro. 13. Art Therapy and Native Americans: Blending Culture, Creativity and Healing, Phoebe Farris-Dufrene, Purdue University and Michael Garrett, University of North Carolina. 14. Conflict and Culture in Art Therapy: An Australian Perspective, Andrea Gilroy and Margarete A. Hanna. 15. Cultural Diversity and Implications for Art Therapy Pedagogy, Anna R. Hiscox. 16. The Black Madonna in New Mexico Prison Art, Lindsay Locke. Part III: Personal Constructs in Art Therapy: 17. Hidden Borders, Open Borders: A Therapist's Journey in a Foreign Land, Julia G. Byers, Lesley College, Cambridge MA. 18. Crossing the Border: Cultural Implications of Entering a New Therapy Workplace, Martha P. Haeseler, New York University. 19. Finding Myself in America: An Indian Art Therapist's Experience of Acculturation, Nina M. Mathews.
Responsibility: ed. by Anna R. Hiscox and Abby C. Calisch.


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In conclusion, the message I received while reading this book is that we as art therapists have many areas to address within the cultural tapestry of our profession. The editors, Hiscox and Calisch, Read more...

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