Acknowledgements. Foreword by Judith Rubin. Introduction - Lois Carey. 1. Neuroscience and Trauma Treatment: Implications for Creative Arts Therapists - David Crenshaw. 2. Crisis Intervention Play Therapy to Help Traumatized Children - Nancy Boyd Webb. 3. Working Toward Aesthetic Distance: Drama Therapy for Adult Victims of Trauma - Judith Glass. 4. An Expressive Arts Therapy Model with Groups for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - Susan Hansen. 5. Peter: A Study of Cumulative Trauma: From "Robot" to "Regular Guy" - Eleanor Irwin. 6. Art Therapy with Traumatized Families - P. Gussie Klorer. 7. Songs of the Self: Vocal Psychotherapy for Adults Traumatized as Children - Diane Austin. 8. Sandplay Therapy with a Traumatized Boy - Lois Carey. 9. Sandplay Therapy and the Body in Trauma Recovery - Dennis McCarthy. 10. Puppetry Interventions for Traumatized Clients - Diane Frey. 11. Video Play Therapy - Diane Frey. 12. The Bowl of Light: A Story-Craft for Healing - Joyce Mills. Conclusion - Lois Carey. List of contributors. Index.
Lois Carey lives in New York, where she has been a practicing therapist since 1978 and is Adjunct Professor of Play Therapy at Hofstra University. She is President of the New York branch of the Association for Play Therapy and offers Sandplay training under the aegis of the Center for Sandplay. She has published several articles in journals such as Arts in Psychotherapy and Play Therapy International and has authored three other titles on creative therapies.
This book serves as a good introductory reference and overview of the better known methods in expressive and arts therapy. -- Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma