Acknowledgments. Foreword, Vivian. Darroch-Lozowski. Foreword, David C. Wright. Part 1: Interpretative Quilting: A Qualitative Art-Based Approach to Inquiry. 1. Introduction to the Healing Flow: An Image Oriented Approach to Inquiry and Psychotherapy. 2. Interpretative Quilting as a Qualitative Approach to Inquiry. 3. The Nature of Truth in Interpretative Quilting. Part 2: An Interpretative Quilt: A Qualitative Study of the Healing Flow within a Clinical Setting. 4. The Role of Contextual Factors in Interpretative Quilting. 5. A Window: Entering the Art Therapy Room. 6. Sam's Journey with the Healing Flow. 7. Mary's Journey with the Healing Flow. 8. A View into the Activities in an Art Therapy Session. 9. Verbal Reflection Phase of the Healing Flow of Images and the Quality of the Dialogical Image/Word Process. 10. Transition Phase and Closing Ritual as a Container of the Healing Flow. 11. Interpretative Border: The Process of Art Toward Healing in Psychotherapy. 12. Final Stitching: Closure Ritual and the Transitional Function of the Dialogical Image/Word Process. 13.Modernity, Spirituality, and the Process of Art Toward Healing. References. Index.
Martina Schnetz is the founder of Schnetz Counselling and Creative Arts, a counselling service and art studio committed to revitalizing the arts. She has over ten years' experience as a creative arts therapist, artist and researcher in the Toronto area, Canada and is currently Program Facilitator and a creative arts therapist at the Homewood Health Centre, a psychiatric hospital in Ontario.
An artist and the founder of a counseling service and art studio in Toronto, Schnetz presents a qualitative approach to integrating art and therapy. She first sets out an art-based approach to inquiry, then looks at the healing flow within a clinical setting. -- Book News