The Use of Creative Arts Therapies for diagnostic and Therapeutic purpose

Rachel Lev-Wiesel, Hod Orkibi, Judith Dita Federman

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This paper introduces the growing and developing field of creative arts therapies.
The authors briefly highlight the common and distinctive characteristics of each
specialization, including art therapy, dance movement therapy, music therapy,
dramatherapy, and psychodrama. Then, current research is reviewed and a clinical case illustration is provided to clarify and demonstrate the use of creative arts
therapies for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. Finally, the authors describe
the Graduate School of Creative Arts Therapies of the University of Haifa in Israel,
the unique international masters program and their collaborative academic and
research endeavors with partners around the world.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)16-25
JournalJournal of Urban Culture Research
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2012


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