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The effectiveness of Supportive Counselling, based on Rogerian principles: A systematic review of recent international and Australian research

    Return to Journal Articles Nicky Jacobs and Andrea Reupert, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia Introduction Many therapists identify with a humanistic or a supportive orientation to therapy, in Australia and elsewhere.  A 2004 survey of professional and clinical members of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia found 12% of respondents nominated humanistic approaches as …

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The effectiveness of body-oriented psychotherapy: A review of the literature

Return to Journal Articles Alexandra Bloch-Atefi and Julie Smith Melbourne, Victoria, Australia              Introduction “Body-oriented psychotherapy interventions” is an umbrella term for all psychotherapies “that explicitly use body techniques to strengthen the developing dialogue between patient and psycho-therapist about what is being experienced and perceived … In most schools of body psychotherapy, the …

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The effectiveness of body-oriented psychotherapy: A review of the literature

Alexandra Bloch-Atefi and Julie Smith [1] Melbourne, Victoria, Australia                                                                                               Abstract The purpose of …

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The effectiveness of expressive arts therapies: A review of the literature

Return to Journal Articles Kim Dunphy,[1] Sue Mullane and Marita Jacobsson, Making Dance Matter, Victoria, Australia Introduction This article was commissioned by the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) as part of a series of reviews investigating the effectiveness of psychotherapies in Australia. Definitions of key terms regarding expressive and creative arts therapies are …

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The effectiveness of expressive arts therapies: A review of the literature

This article presents a systematic review of literature about the effectiveness of expressive arts therapies. Research about five therapy modalities: music; visual art; dance-movement; drama and writing was investigated for evidence of outcomes…

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