Essays in Drama Therapy

Essays in Drama Therapy

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Robert Landy has assembled a collection of essays which encompasses his experience as a dramatherapist. The concept of 'double life' can be seen to be a central theme running through the work - encapsulating the dramatherapist's need to balance the issues of theory, practice and personal growth. The range of essays includes both theory and practice. Landy tackles issues of training and research, examines concepts - such as that of role - in dramatherapy and presents case studies, such as the ambitious 'The Double Life - A Case of Bipolar Disorder'. Uniting entirely new material with some of Landy's most respected work, this collection will be of enduring importance to dramatherapists, teachers and students of dramatherapy, and all those with an interest in creative arts expression.Dorisa#39; resistance to the drama therapy approach was also a valid critique both of my dependence upon excessive structure and technique ... Further, I used the distancing model as a means of evaluating a drama therapy session or, more generally, a treatment over time. ... Her expressions of anger were sometimes loud and a#39;dramatic, a#39; but they were coupled with a reflective quality not usually associatedanbsp;...

Title:Essays in Drama Therapy
Author:Robert J. Landy
Publisher:Jessica Kingsley Pub - 1996-01


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