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Creative Art Therapies - Concordia University Libraries Recent Acquisitions

Titles in the call number range RC489 (Creative Art Therapies) that were added to the Concordia University Libraries collection in the last 60 days.

  • Theory and practice of online therapy : internet-delivered interventions for individuals, groups, families, and organizations / edited by Haim Weinberg and Arnon Rolnick
    RC 489 I54T54 2020eb

    This innovative new resource outlines the process of conducting individual, family and group therapy online with the use of video conferencing tools, and explores the unique concerns associated with this increasingly popular and convenient approach to treatment.

    Offering mental health practitioners a definitive presentation on how to use online tools to facilitate psychological intervention, the book will also enable readers to learn about the processes of virtual individual, couple, family and group therapy, specific concerns related to online group dynamics, as well as the responsibilities of the therapist and group leader in online sessions.

    This is the perfect companion for counselors of all backgrounds and disciplines who are interested in offering or improving their approach to virtual services.

  • Feders' the art and science of evaluation in the arts therapies : how do you know what's working / by Robyn Flaum Cruz and Bernard Feder ; with contributions by Donna Betts and Barbara L. Wheeler
    RC 489 A7F426 2013eb
    This second edition follows the tradition of the first edition as both an introductory text and a handbook in evaluation and assessment in the creative arts therapies. It was written to be useful both for graduate students in the arts therapies training programs, doctoral programs, and for practitioners in the field who want guidelines for developing and implementing evaluation programs. The first section deals with fundamentals and principles that apply to all evaluation, qualitative as well as quantitative. This general treatment is followed by chapters that deal with specific approaches to evaluation: psychometric, clinical or intuitive, and behavioral. The implications for evaluation of the three major philosophical orientations (psychodynamic, existential, and behavioral) are discussed. The last section focuses on evaluation procedures in art therapy, dance/movement therapy, and music therapy, contributed by individuals who have specific expertise in those areas. Existing procedures are reviewed and emerging trends are examined. The basic theme of the book is the interrelationship between the creative and the scientific approaches to evaluation.

  • Left to our own devices : hacking technology to reclaim our relationships, health, and focus / Margaret Morris ; foreword by Sherry Turkle
    RC 489 I54M67 2018eb

    Unexpected ways that individuals adapt technology to reclaim what matters to them, from working through conflict with smart lights to celebrating gender transition with selfies.

    We have been warned about the psychological perils of technology: distraction, difficulty empathizing, and loss of the ability (or desire) to carry on a conversation. But our devices and data are woven into our lives. We can't simply reject them. Instead, Margaret Morris argues, we need to adapt technology creatively to our needs and values. In Left to Our Own Devices , Morris offers examples of individuals applying technologies in unexpected ways--uses that go beyond those intended by developers and designers. Morris examines these kinds of personalized life hacks, chronicling the ways that people have adapted technology to strengthen social connection, enhance well-being, and affirm identity.

    Morris, a clinical psychologist and app creator, shows how people really use technology, drawing on interviews she has conducted as well as computer science and psychology research. She describes how a couple used smart lights to work through conflict; how a woman persuaded herself to eat healthier foods when her photographs of salads garnered "likes" on social media; how a trans woman celebrated her transition with selfies; and how, through augmented reality, a woman changed the way she saw her cancer and herself. These and the many other "off-label" adaptations described by Morris cast technology not just as a temptation that we struggle to resist but as a potential ally as we try to take care of ourselves and others. The stories Morris tells invite us to be more intentional and creative when left to our own devices.

  • Drama as therapy : theory, practice, and research / Phil Jones
    RC 489 P7J66 2007eb

    This new edition of Drama as Therapy presents a coherent review of the practice and theory of Dramatherapy. With a unique combination of practical guidance, clinical examples and research vignettes this fully revised second edition considers developments in the field over the last decade and researches the impact of the 'core processes' on clinical practice.

    The book shows how Dramatherapy can be used with a wide range of clients and applied to their individual needs. Therapists working in different parts of the world contribute examples of their practice, alongside their research interviews demonstrating the effectiveness of Dramatherapy. The book draws on studies ranging from child survivors of the tsunami in Sri Lanka to teenagers living with HIV in South Africa, from elderly clients dealing with psychosis in the UK to women in a refuge in Malaysia. Divided into four distinct sections it provides:

    definitions of core processes at work in Dramatherapy research into how Dramatherapists understand what they offer clients clear descriptions of the structure and content of Dramatherapy anbsp;wide range of clinical research vignettes from all over the world.

    Drama as Therapy offers insights into how experienced Dramatherapists understand their work with clients. It will be of great interest to Dramatherapy students internationally, as well as professionals working with Dramatherapy.

  • Confidence and success with CBT : small steps to achieve your big goals with cognitive behaviour therapy / Avy Joseph and Maggie Chapman
    Simple, effective techniques for developing a healthier attitude toward life and finding the confidence you need to achieve your goals

    Offering simple, time-tested techniques for zeroing in on and rewriting negative, self-destructive patterns of thought and behavior that a person can acquire over a lifetime, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a powerful therapeutic approach that has been proven to be highly effective in helping overcome an array of psychological and behavioral problems, from eating disorders and drug addiction to low self-esteem and phobias. Written by one of the world's most recognized CBT therapist teams, this book focuses on one of the greatest barriers to happiness and success at work and in life: lack of confidence.

    Powerful CBT techniques for becoming more confident, motivated and persuasive and for mastering anxiety and low self-esteem Comprehensive in scope this guide to CBT fundamentals makes an ideal handbook for people interested in implementing CBT techniques in their personal and professional lives, as well as therapists Packed with tips and suggestions for using CBT techniques to improve your everyday life, it helps you identify and "unlearn" unhealthy thoughts and behaviors in order to achieve lasting results Bestselling self-help authors Joseph and Chapman run a world-famous psychological wellness center in London

  • Visual CBT : using pictures to help you apply cognitive behaviour therapy to change your life / Avy Joseph and Maggie Chapman
    RC 489 C63J674 2013eb

    Many people learn best by following a visual approach - retaining information far more successfully if that information is given to them in a visual manner. Visual CBT uses illustrations, graphics and images to help the reader to alter their thought patterns and change behaviours through CBT to become a happier, healthier individual.

    Uniquely, it highlights the differences between healthy and unhealthy emotional responses - for example Anxiety instead of Concern - to enable the reader to quickly "picture" how they are reacting, and bring it into line with the healthy type of response.Includes an explanation of the premise of CBT and how it can relate to everyday lifeUses exercises and practical tips to examine a whole host of healthy vs. unhealthy scenarios - such as depression vs. sadness, anger vs. annoyance, hurt vs. sorrow, shame vs. regret ... and much moreVisual CBT is an easy to use guide that can be referred back to time and time again showing how to successfully implement the most important CBT techniques.

  • Brilliant cognitive behavioural therapy : how to use CBT to improve your mind and your life / Stephen Briers
    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) delivers powerful tools that can help you dramatically improve your life.This is the most useful and practical guide to CBT available. Written by highly regarded Clinical Psychologist Dr Stephen Briers, it clearly explains how CBT works, giving you plenty of exercises to help put the theory into practice and illustrate the effectiveness through stories from people who have used CBT to turn their lives around.Clear, concise and highly readable.Brilliant Outcomes: - Understand what CBT is, its methods and models- Put CBT to work to improve your mind and your life- Build practical, step-by-step strategies for tackling any proble

  • So far from home : lost and found in our brave new world / Margaret J. Wheatley
    RC 489 M55W47 2012eb
    I wrote this book for you if you offer your work as a contribution to others, whatever your work might be, and if now you find yourself feeling exhausted, overwhelmed, and sometimes despairing even as you paradoxically experience moments of joy, belonging, and greater resolve to do your work.

    This book describes how we can do our good work with dedication, energy, discipline, and joy by consciously choosing a new role for ourselves, that of warriors for the human spirit.

    This book contains maps of how we ended up in a world nobody wants--overtaken by greed, self-interest, and oppressive power--the very opposite of what we worked so hard to create. These maps look deeply into the darkness of this time so that we can develop the insight we need to contribute in meaningful ways.

    This book provides maps for the future, how we can transform our grief, outrage, and frustration into the skills of insight and compassion to serve this dark time with bravery, decency, and gentleness.

    As warriors for the human spirit, we discover our right work, work that we know is ours to do no matter what. We engage wholeheartedly, embody values we cherish, let go of outcomes, and carefully attend to relationships. We serve those issues and people we care about, focused not so much on making a difference as on being a difference.

  • Change your life with CBT : how cognitive behavioural therapy can transform your life / Corinne Sweet
    RC 489 C63S94 2010

    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy has already helped millions of people overcome their issues and move their life forward #150; now it can really help you too.


    In this busy, demanding and often stressful modern world, it#146;s a struggle to find time to even think about what your dreams and goals might be, let alone work towards actually realising them.


    It#146;s so easy to get stuck in a routine, to opt for the easy answers, to feel a lack of inspiration and motivation and then wind up feeling anxious and depressed. Far from being an exciting or invigorating prospect, the mere idea of changing anything about your life soon seems hard work, scary and something to be avoided.


    But your life really can be better than it is now - you just need to learn how to really believe it can.


    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, or CBT, can lend a hand. It will help you change the way you think and feel about yourself, about others and about the world around. As you begin to feel more positive, more motivated and more confident you#146;ll soon begin to realise that your future is fully in your control.


    The scientifically-proven techniques of CBT are a powerful force to harness. Written by a leading psychologist, Change Your Life with CBT will deliver these tried and tested tools in an accessible package full of exercises, examples and practical advice and guidance .


    So if you#146;re feeling that your life has got stuck in first gear, or even stuck in reverse, and if you believe that the main thing holding you back is probably yourself, Change Your Life with CBT can help you overcome your barriers and start to achieve your goals at home, at work and throughout your whole life.




  • NLP for Project Managers : Make things happen with neuro-linguistic programming
    RC489.N47 .P372 2011
    Method and process are important in project management, but knowing how to use them is even more so. Project managers can increase effectiveness most by developing soft skills. You will find that these skills are transferable across project types and industry sectors. This book illustrates the application of NLP to develop competencies - better equipping you to communicate across cultures, reframe problems, manage stakeholder groups, resolve conflicts, motivate teams and become an even better leader.

  • Prisoners of our thoughts : Viktor Frankl's principles for discovering meaning in life and work / Alex Pattakos
    RC 489 L6P38 2010eb
    World-renowned psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's Man's Search for Meaning is one of the most important books of modern times. Frankl's personal story of finding a reason to live in Nazi concentration camps has inspired millions. In Prisoners of Our Thoughts, Dr. Alex Pattakos--whom Frankl urged to write this book--elaborates seven "core principles" based on Frankl's philosophy and demonstrates how they can help us find meaning in our everyday lives and work . This second edition features new stories and examples of people who have applied the principles in the book or who exemplify them; new practical exercises and applications; and a new chapter, "The Meaning Difference #65533;, " which summarizes research demonstrating the critical role of meaning in improving the quality of people's lives, increasing happiness, promoting health and wellness, and achieving their highest potential.

  • The art and science of mindfulness : integrating mindfulness into psychology and the helping professions / Shauna L. Shapiro, Santa Clara University, and Linda E. Carlson, Department of Oncology, Cumming School of Medicine
    RC 489 A32S53 2017

  • Multicultural feminist therapy : helping adolescent girls of color to thrive / edited by Thema Bryant-Davis

  • Narrative therapy / by Stephen Madigan
    RC 489 S74M33 2019

  • Rational emotive behavior therapy / Albert Ellis and Debbie Joffe Ellis
    RC 489 R3E45 2019

  • Culturally responsive cognitive behavior therapy : practice and supervision / edited by Gayle Y. Iwamasa and Pamela A. Hays
    RC 489 C63C85 2019

  • Clinical handbook of emotion focused therapy / edited by Leslie S. Greenberg and Rhonda N. Goldman
    Through Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT), clients learn to rule their emotions, instead of letting their emotions rule them. With guidance from a skilled EFT therapist to help them identify, experience, accept, and tolerate difficult emotions, people can learn to regulate, explore, make sense of, transform, and flexibly manage their emotions. As a result, they become more skilled in responding adaptively to situations as they arise.

    EFT therapists help individuals and couples engage in productive emotional processing. They also offer methods to help clients become aware of their emotional needs. In this book readers will learn to: conceptualize clients' core emotions in order to form a focus of therapy guide clients through the process of emotional change, and structure therapy in an ongoing fashion, recognize key emotional markers, and facilitate the tasks needed to move to the next phase. This handbook offers a comprehensive tour of EFT research and applications for all common mental health issues including depression, anxiety, interpersonal trauma, personality disorders, and eating disorders.

  • Art therapy for social justice : radical intersections / edited by Savneet K. Talwar
    RC 489 A7A76943 2019eb

  • Intersubjective self psychology : a primer / edited by George Hagman, Harry Paul and Peter B. Zimmermann
    RC 489 S43I58 2019

    Intersubjective Self Psychology: A Primeroffers a comprehensive overview of the theory of Intersubjective Self Psychology and its clinical applications. Readers will gain an in depth understanding of one of the most clinically relevant analytic theories of the past half-century, fully updated and informed by recent discoveries and developments in the field of Intersubjectivity Theory. Most importantly, the volume provides detailed chapters on the clinical treatment principles of Intersubjective Self Psychology and their application to a variety of clinical situations and diagnostic categories such as trauma, addiction, mourning, child therapy, couples treatment, sexuality, suicide and sever pathology. This useful clinical tool will support and inform everyday psychotherapeutic work.

    Retaining Kohut's emphasis on the self and selfobject experience, the book conceptualizes the therapeutic situation as a bi-directional field of needed and dreaded selfobject experiences of both patient and analyst. Through a rigorous application of the ISP model, each chapter sheds light on the complex dynamic field within which self-experience and selfobject experience of patient and analyst/therapist unfold and are sustained. The ISP perspective allows the therapist to focus on the patient's strengths, referred to as the Leading Edge, without neglecting work with the repetitive transferences, or Trailing Edge. This dual focus makes ISP a powerful agent for transformation and growth.

    Intersubjective Self Psychology provides a unified and comprehensive model of psychological life with specific, practical applications that are clinically informative and therapeutically powerful. The book represents a highly useful resource for psychoanalysts and psychoanalytic psychotherapists around the world.

    periences of both patient and analyst. Through a rigorous application of the ISP model, each chapter sheds light on the complex dynamic field within which self-experience and selfobject experience of patient and analyst/therapist unfold and are sustained. The ISP perspective allows the therapist to focus on the patient's strengths, referred to as the Leading Edge, without neglecting work with the repetitive transferences, or Trailing Edge. This dual focus makes ISP a powerful agent for transformation and growth.

    Intersubjective Self Psychology provides a unified and comprehensive model of psychological life with specific, practical applications that are clinically informative and therapeutically powerful. The book represents a highly useful resource for psychoanalysts and psychoanalytic psychotherapists around the world.

  • Taking Up Space : A Case Study Exploration of the Combined Use of Kinesphere and Scenework in Therapy for Adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa / Cindy Vielleuse
    RC 489 A7C6+ 2016
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