Forward (by Shaun McNiff). Introduction: Philosophy and Approaches. Group Process Made Visible. Group Therapy with Burn Injured Youngsters. Art as an Instrument for Creating Social Reciprocity: Social Skills for Autistic Children. Adolescent Group Treatment. Advantage of the Language of Art in a Cognitive/Behavioral Group with Behavior Disordered Boys. Translating the Theory of Expressive Art to Interns and Staff in an Early Childhood Program. Group in a Psychiatric Hospital or Day Treatment Programs: Art as an Entree into Unfamiliar Realities. Working with the Elderly Population with a Serious Loss of Cognition. Complimentary Use of Art, Movement, and Verbal Therapies within an Eating Disorders Program. A Women's Group Created around a Theme of Bereavement. Group for Therapists Dealing with Secondary Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome Induced by Art Products of Severely Abused Clients. Some Final Thoughts
"[This book] demonstrates the usefulness of the language of art in enabling group therapists and their clients to understand group members' perceptions of constructs and realities. . . .the approach encourages a cooperative focus that leans toward a contemporary theory suitable for today's mental world."
-" Family Therapy: The Journal of the California Graduate School of Family Psychology, Volume 29, Number 2, 2002