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Bridging the Creative Arts Therapies and Arts in Health

Toward Inspirational Practice
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Case studies and perspectives from around the globe illustrate examples of effective collaborations between clinical creative arts therapists and arts in health practitioners. Reaching beyond silos, these professionals can collaborate to deliver inspirational practice in a variety of settings. Leading experts explain how they have pioneered arts-based practice, developed successful partnerships and overcome difficulties in fostering relationships to offer better support and increase access to their services by the public.
Discussions surrounding policy, funding and international initiatives towards integration offer a timely call to action. By working together, we reach collective goals of positively impacting clients' mental health, wellbeing and quality of life through the arts.
  • Published: Nov 21 2022
  • Pages: 272
  • 226 x 148mm
  • ISBN: 9781787757226
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Press Reviews

  • Renée Fleming, soprano and arts & health advocate

    This engaging collection lays out a compelling argument for the unique and exciting potential of the arts to improve health and well-being.
  • Judith A. Rubin, Art Therapist, Author and Filmmaker

    Everyone helping others through the arts - therapists, educators, artists, in hospitals and communities - are natural allies. Welcome to 'an idea whose time has come.'
  • Dr Daisy Fancourt, University College London & Director, World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Arts & Health

    A timely book showing the role that the complementary sectors of arts and health and arts therapies can play together to improve health and wellbeing.
  • Dr Neil Springham, consultant art therapist and executive director of therapies at Oxleas National Health Service foundation Trust

    This ground-breaking book shows just how much more of the vast potential of arts and health is revealed through collaboration between practitioners in the field, than when any of us attempt single perspective approaches.