The Art and Science of Dance/Movement Therapy

The Art and Science of Dance/Movement Therapy

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The Art and Science of Dance/Movement Therapy offers both a broad understanding and an in-depth view of how and where dance therapy can be used to produce change. The chapters go beyond the basics that characterize much of the literature on dance/movement therapy, and each of the topics covered offers a theoretical perspective followed by case studies that emphasize the techniques used in the varied settings. Several different theoretical points of view are presented in the chapters, illuminating the different paths through which dance can be approached in therapy.As part of her historical review, Hindi cites body oriented psychotherapist Babette Rothschild: a€œBody awareness implies the precise, ... Exteroceptive information is received and transmitted from the outside environment through the bodya#39;s external sensory receptors. ... More recently, a short essay entitled a€œMulti-Sensory Imaginationa€ traces the psychoanalytic roots of using the body to express imaginationanbsp;...

Title:The Art and Science of Dance/Movement Therapy
Author:Sharon Chaiklin, Hilda Wengrower
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-08-27


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