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JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS

Rhythms of Relating in Children's Therapies: Connecting Creatively with

ISBN: 9781785920356

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Exploring the concept of communicative musicality, this multidisciplinary book considers rhythms of connection and ways of fostering meaningful relationships between therapist and child.
Including contributions from leading international music therapists, trauma specialists, dance movement therapists, psychobiologists, dramatherapists, explorers in music education, counsellors, play therapists, somatic therapists, specialist theatre and arts-project pioneers, composer therapists, teachers and researchers, this book presents a broad and indepth approach to relating in therapy with vulnerable children. Chapters are written in free-form, bringing the contributors' expertise and experience to the fore. Contemporary theory is woven in with case stories to highlight the emotional realities of working with highly vulnerable children, and to present proven examples of how therapists can improve the quality of connectedness. Full of original and innovative ideas for dealing with attachment issues, trauma, communication difficulties, aggression and anxiety, this is inspiring reading for professionals who work with vulnerable children in creative therapies.
Royalty proceeds from the book will be donated to the NSPCC .