|About the Book|
This first book in this new series focuses on the ways in which resistance, destructiveness and refusal are manifested in the therapeutic context. These emotions are expresses through self-mutilation, vandalism, or repression. By the drawing research and case studies, the book discusses what these emotions may represent and how they can be channeled towards creativity.The short, accessible essays are written by contributors from across the arts therapy spectrum, providing a diverse and cross-disciplinary perspective. The book draws on and develops current theories and research. It will be an interesting, challenging read for practitioners from many different therapeutic fields.