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Rhythms of Relating in Children's Therapies : Connecting Creatively With Vulnerable Children (Paperback)

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Contributed by therapists and others from Europe, Australia, the US, Tanzania, and Israel, the 21 chapters in this volume explore how the rhythms of human bodies can aid in connecting with vulnerable children in music, play, dance, and other therapy. After discussion of the chronobiology of the body and the musical nature of communication, they address dance movement psychotherapy, a communicative musicality model, working with children with trust difficulties, the use of polyvagal theory to treat pediatric medical trauma, a body-oriented approach to the treatment of traumatized infants and children, musicality in play therapy with children with severe communication difficulties, using neurocellular developmental movement methods to help children through trauma, working with aggressive children in child-centered play therapy, theatre for young people with complex learning disabilities, including parents in interactive music therapy with emotionally neglected children, dramatherapy in schools, dance movement psychotherapy with children with autism, child-centered research practice on body movement in music perception, music and play therapy for children receiving medical treatment, and relational communication therapy in an orphanage. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 374
Genre: Psychology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Pub
Language: English
Street Date: February 21, 2017
TCIN: 52142687
UPC: 9781785920356
Item Number (DPCI): 248-41-8149
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