Book Description

Review ?The third edition of Counseling as an Art provides myriad practical suggestions for how to use the creative arts in counseling and serves as a reminder that there are a variety of venues to precipitate growth?no matter how diverse the life experiences of the counselor and client may be.? This book is an outstanding contribution to the profession and to the work of counselors in all settings!?? -David Capuzzi, PhD, LPC Johns Hopkins University Professor Emeritus, Portland State University ? ?This book is truly a unique combination of history, theory, and application.? Dr. Gladding provides wonderful examples of the types of media available, the rationale for using specific art forms, and strategies for work with a variety of populations.? I have used previous editions of this book in a course on expressive arts in counseling and students always give it rave reviews.? I consider it a ?must have? and a wonderful resources for faculty members, students, and practitioners.? -Pamela O. Paisley, EdD, University of Georgia Read more From the Back Cover In the third edition of this much loved text, Dr. Gladding demonstrates how music, dance, imagery, literature, drama, and humor can be used--independently and complementary--in counseling on primary, secondary, and tertiary levels.? Clients of all ages and cultural backgrounds will benefit from the clinically tested techniques presented in this inspiring book.? Counseling as an Art is sure to become a treasured resource that you will reach for time and time again in looking for new ways to enhance your skills and effectiveness as a helping professional. Read more