Art - Dance Movement - Drama - Music



Book Reviews

Music therapy and parent-infant bonding, edited by Jane
Edwards, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2011, 212 pp., £31.99 (paperback), ISBN 9780199580514

This book is a welcome addition to the literature and is of
relevance to those with an interest in music therapy, early
development, and attachment theory. It is also a strategic book, something I believe is important in our profession, as it reminds us not only to document our observations ...
Download Full Review



Musical encounters with dying: Stories and lessons, by Islene Runningdeer, foreword by Diana Peirce, London and
Philadelphia, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2013, 158 pp., £17.99  (paperback), ISBN 9781849059367

Islene Runningdeer is a music therapist working as part of the Advanced Illness Care Team at Gifford Medical Centre in Randolph, Vermont. This is a book for music therapy students, practitioners and indeed health care staff working within palliative care ...
Download Full Review



Soul and spirit in dance movement psychotherapy: A
transpersonal approach, by Jill Hayes, London and
Philadelphia, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2013, 240 pp., £22.99
(paperback), ISBN 9781849053082


I must begin this review with a reservation: I do use movement and dance as therapeutic tools in my Dramatherapy practice, but as I am not a Dance Movement Psychotherapist many terms in this book were previously unknown to me...

Download Full Review



Dramatherapy and destructiveness: Creating the evidence
base, playing with Thanatos, edited by Ditty Dokter, Pete
Holloway and Henri Seebohm, London and New York,
Routledge, 2011, 232 pp., £27.99 (paperback), ISBN 978-


Dramatherapy and Destructiveness brings together ten dramatherapists working in Britain to explore the idea of “destructiveness” as it is applied to working with people who “offend” - either against others or against themselves...

Download Full Review



IACAT Membership

Become an IACAT-accredited Art, Dance Movement, Drama or Music Therapist by joining the Irish Association of Creative Arts Therapists.

Professional, Associate, Student and Organisational Memberships are available.

Read More

IACAT brochure