Healing with the arts : a 12-week program to heal yourself and your community

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Healing with the arts : a 12-week program to heal yourself and your community
2013
Place Published: 
New York
Publisher: 
Atria Paperback
ISBN: 
9781582703930
Edition: 
First Atria paperback/Beyond Words trade paperback edition
Description: 
xl, 216 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Beginning the journey. Activating the artist and healer within -- Merging your inner artist and healer -- Spirit in art healing -- Finding out what needs to be healed -- Creative healing with visual arts, words, music, and dance. Healing with visual arts -- Healing with words -- Healing with music -- Healing with dance and movement -- Awakening to your new life. Finding your essence -- Experiencing sacred sexuality -- Art, healing, and the end of life -- Your final project and transcendence ceremony - - Conclusion: Creative luminosity.
"Heal yourself and your community with this proven 12-week program that uses the arts to awaken your innate healing abilities. Acclaimed by hospitals and caretakers from around the world, Healing with the Arts brings a tried and true program out of the medical field and into your home and neighborhood. Improve your physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health in just 12 weeks. Whether you are ill, suffering from emotional trauma, or looking to unite your community, the arts become the conduit to restore your wellness and thrive in life. Dr. Michael Samuels and Dr. Mary Rockwood Lane created and developed this unique and powerful process to help anyone heal. Through innovative art projects--from the visual arts, movement and dance, writing, and music--along with spiritual practices and guided imagery, readers learn to get in touch with their inner muse and inner healer. Based on years of research and experience in the medical community, Healing with the Arts sets the stage for a more meaningful and healthier existence"-- Provided by publisher.
"Have you ever painted a mural with your neighbors to renew your community? Sang a song to uplift your mood? Danced with your children to bring the family together? Each of these acts has the power to heal your body and your community. Through art projects--including visual arts, dance, writing, and music--along with spiritual practices and guided imagery, Healing with the Arts gives readers the tools to heal physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual ailments. Acclaimed by hospitals and caretakers from around the world, Healing with the Arts brings a proven twelve-week program out of the medical community and into your home and neighborhood. Internationally known leaders in the Arts in Medicine movement, authors Michael Samuels, MD, and Mary Rockwood Lane, RN, PhD, use creativity and self-expression to pave a path to healing. Whether improving your personal health or the health of your community, join the thousands of people who have already awoken their innate healing ability through art"-- Provided by publisher.
Author: 
Michael Samuels, MD, and Mary Rockwood Lane, PhD, RN
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