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Author Kramer, Edith, 1916-2014.

Title Art as therapy with children
Published New York : Schocken, 1971


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 MELB  618.92891656 KRA-A  AVAILABLE
Description 234 pages
Contents Art, art therapy, and society -- The influence of modern psychology -- Art therapy and art education -- Art and the problem of emptiness -- The scribble -- Stereotyped chaos -- The underprivileged spoiled child -- New defenses -- Emptiness and the affluent society -- Art, art therapy, and the therapeutic milieu -- Art and play -- Projection and confrontation -- Confrontation in art and in psychotherapy -- Art and craft -- The function of the art therapist -- Interpretation of reality and of functioning -- Transference and counter-transference -- Practical suggestions -- Art therapy and the problem of quality in art -- Artistic failure and success -- Different ways of using art materials -- Precursory activities -- Emotional discharge -- Compulsive defenses -- Pictographs -- Formed expression -- Sublimation -- The concept of sublimation -- Displacement and sublimation -- Symptom and sublimation -- Sublimation in process -- The art therapist's role in sublimation -- The art therapist's function as an extension of the ego -- The talented child and the group -- Support and dependency -- Approaches and detours -- for the art therapist -- Art in the service of defense -- Art education and defense -- Repetition and stereotype -- Examples of stereotyped art -- Defense and deadlock -- Various stereotyped ways of using art materials -- Talent in the service of defense -- Adolescent art and defense -- Art therapy and aggression -- Dammed-up aggression -- Aggression and control -- The ego ideal and identification with the aggressor -- Aspects of aggression -- Ambivalence and identification with the aggressor -- Ambivalence and form -- Ambivalent feelings toward the product -- Limitations of art therapy -- Aggression channeled, reduced, and transformed -- Closing remarks
Notes Bibliography: p. 224-229
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 224-229
Subject Art therapy.
Child psychotherapy.
LC no. 70146020
ISBN 0805233970