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Cinema Therapy In Psychotherapy & Counseling
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Ethics and Boundaries and the Movies
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Cinema Therapy in Psychotherapy and Counseling
Cinema Therapy with Children and Adolescents
Positive Cinema Therapy with Children and Adolescents
Boundaries and the Movies in Psychotherapy and Counseling
Therapeutic Ethics & the Movies
Positive Psychology & The Movies
DSM-5: Diagnoses Seen in Movies: Using Movies to Understand Common DSM Diagnoses


Cinema Therapy: General

General Information:

Film Guides:

Online Resources:

 
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Cinema Therapy with Children and Adolescents

Resources for Therapists:

Websites

Narrative Therapy with Children with Stephen Madigan

Object Relations Child Therapy with David Scharff

Psychotherapy with Medically Ill Children with Gerald Koocher

Gestalt Therapy with Children with Violet Oaklander

Adlerian Play Therapy with Terry Kottman

Adolescent Family Therapy with Janet Sasson Edgette

Person-Centered Child Therapy with Anin Utigaard

Solution-Focused Child Therapy with John. J. Murphy

Cognitive-Behavioral Child Therapy with Bruce Masek

Adlerian Parent Consultation with Jon Carlson

Reality Therapy with Children with Robert Wubbolding

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Positive Psychology & The Movies

Resources For Therapists:

      Websites

    Positive Psychology Websites:
  • http://www.positivepsychology.org
    This Positive Psychology Network website gives a good overview of the positive psychology movement.
  • http://www.authentichappiness.org
    This website supports Authentic Happiness. It includes Martin Seligman's new introduction to positive psychology. A number of psychological assessments free of charge, including the Values in Action (VIA) Inventory of Strengths to identify your signature strengths.

      Books and Articles

  • Bandler, Richard & Grinder, John (1975). Patterns of the Hypnotic Techniques of Milton Erickson, M.D. Capitola, CA: Meta Publications.
  • Bandura, A. (1973). Aggression: A Social Learning Analysis. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.
  • Berg-Cross L., Jennings, P. & Baruch, R. (1990). Cinematherapy: Theory and Application. In: Psychotherapy in Private Practice 8, no.1, 135-157.
  • Bergman, Ingmar (1988). The Magic Lantern. New York: Viking Press.
  • Bry, Adelaide & Bair, Marjorie (1979). Visualization: Directing the Movies of Your Mind. New York: Barnes & Noble.
  • Budman, S. H. & Gurman, A. S. (1980). Theory and Practice of Bibliotherapy. New York: The Guilford Press.
  • Burns David D. (1999). The Feeling Good Handbook. New York: Plume.
  • Bush, Carol A. (1995). Healing Imagery and Music: Pathways to the Inner Self. Portland, OR: Rudra Press.
  • Campbell, Joseph (1973). The Hero With a Thousand Faces. Princeton, NJ: Bollingen Series/Princeton University Press.
  • Campbell, Joseph (1988). The Power of Myth. New York: Doubleday.
  • Canter, L. & Canter, P. (1988). Assertive Discipline for Parents. New York: HarperCollins.
  • Carney, Mary Lou (2002). The Power of Positive Thinking for Teens. Nashville, TN: Ideals Publications.
  • Champoux, Joseph E. (2001). Management: Using Film to Visualize Principles and Practices. Cincinnati, OH: South-Western College Publishing.
  • Champoux, Joseph E. (2001). Organizational Behavior: Using Film to Visualize Principles and Practices. Cincinnati, OH: South-Western College Publishing.
  • Clemes, John K. & Wolff, Melora. (1999). Movies to Manage By: Lessons in Leadership From Great Films. Lincolnwood, IL: Contemporary Books.
  • Carddock, Jim (editor) (2005). Videohound's Golden Movie Retriever. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale.
  • Condon, Thomas. (1999). Enneagram Movie & Video Guide: How to See Personality Styles in the Movies. Portland, OR: Metamorphous Press.
  • Cousin, Norman (1979). Anatomy of an Illness as Perceived by the Patient. New York: W.W. Norton and Company.
  • Dwived, Kedar Nath. (1997). The Therapeutic Use of Stories. New York: Routledge.
  • Engstrom, Fritz (2004). Movie Clips for Creative Mental Health Education. Plainview, NY: Wellness Reproduction and Publishing.
  • Erickson, Milton H. & Rossi, Ernest L. (1980). Hypnotic Investigation of Psychodynamic Processes. New York: Irvington Publishers.
  • Feinstein, David & Kripper, Stanley (1998). The Mythic Path. New York: Putnam/Tarcher.
  • Flanders, Linda (2003). Hollywood Endings And How To Get One. Coral Springs, FL: Llumina Press.
  • Fleming, Michael & Manvell, Roger (1985). Images of Madness: The Portrayal of Insanity in the Feature Film. Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.
  • Foster, L.H. (1989) Cinematherapy in the Schools. Chi Sigma Iota Exemplar, 16(3), 8.
  • Gabbard, Glenn O. & Gabbard, Krin (1999). Psychiatry and the Cinema. London, England: American Psychiatric Press.
  • Gabbard, Glenn O. (2001). Psychoanalysis & Film. London, England: H. Karnac.
  • Gabbard, Glenn O. (2002). The Psychology of The Sopranos: Love, Death, Desire, and Betrayal in America's Favorite Gangster Family. New York: Basic Books.
  • Galipeu, Steven A. (2001). The Journey of Luke Skywalker: An Analysis of Modern Myth and Symbol. Chicago, IL: Open Court, 2001.
  • Gardner, Howard (1993). Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences. New York: Basic Books.
  • Gardner, Howard (1993). Multiple Intelligences: The Theory in Practice. New York: Basic Books.
  • Gardner, Howard (2000). Intelligence Reframed: Multiple Intelligences for the 21st Century. New York: Basic Books.
  • Gendlin, Eugene T. (1982). Focusing. New York: Bantam Books.
  • Gleitman, Henry , Fridlund, Alan & Reisberg. Daniel (1999). Basic Psychology (5th edition). New York: W.W. Norton and Company.
  • Goleman, Daniel (1995). Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ. New York: Bantam Books.
  • Goleman Daniel, (narrator) et al. (2003). Destructive Emotions: How Can We Overcome Them? A Scientific Collaboration With the Dalai Lama. New York: Bantam Dell.
  • Gordon, David (1978). Therapeutic Metaphors. Capitola, CA: Meta Publications.
  • Grace, Maria (2005). Real Fulfillment: A 12-Step Plan for Transforming Your Life Through Movies. New York: McGraw-Hill.
  • Harry, B. (1983). Movies and Behavior Among Hospitalized, Mentally Disordered Offenders. In: Bulletin of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 11, no.4, 359-364.
  • Hauke, Christopher & Alister, Ian (2001. Jung & Film: Post Jungian Takes on the Moving Image. New York: Brunner/Mazel.
  • Henderson, Mary (1997). Star Wars: The Magic of Myths. New York: Bantam Books.
  • Hesley, John W. & Hesley. Jan G. (2001). Rent Two Films and Let's Talk in the Morning: Using Popular Movies in Psychotherapy (2nd ed.). New York: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Higgins, Shaun O'L & Striegel, Colleen (1999). Movies for Leaders: Management Lessons From Four All-Time Great Films. Spokane, WA: New Media Ventures.
  • Hill, Geoffrey Michael (1992). Illuminating Shadows: The Mythic Power of Film. Boston: Shambhala.
  • Hillman, James (1983). Healing Fiction. Barrytown, New York: Station Hill.
  • Hockley, Luke (2001). Cinematic Projections: The Analytical Psychology of C. G. Jung and Film Theory. Luton, The Netherlands: University of Luton Press.
  • Horenstein, Maryann, Rigby, Brenda, Flory, Marorie & Gershwin, Vicky (1994). Reel Life/Real Life: A Video Guide for Personal Discovery. Kendall Park, NJ: Fourth Write Press.
  • Hudock, M.A & Warden, S.A.G. (2001). Using Movies to Teach Family Systems Concepts. In: Family Journal Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families. 9(2), 116-121.
  • Iaccino, James F. (1994). Psychological Reflections on Cinematic Terror: Jungian Archetypes in Horror Films. Westport, CT: Praeger.
  • Iaccino, James F. (1998). Jungian Reflections Within the Cinema: A Psychological Analysis of Sci-fi and Fantasy Archetypes. Westport, CT: Praeger.
  • Ilg, F., Ames, L., & Baker, S. (1981). Child Behavior: Specific Advice on Problems of Child Behavior. New York: Harper & Row.
  • Johnson, Bill (2002). Movies as Healing Journeys: Viewing Movies to Understand Life's Problems. ScreenTalk, The International Magazine of Screenwriting. Retrieved January 23, 2010 from www.storyispromise.com/healing.htm
  • Johnson, Robert A. (1986). Inner Work. New York: HarperCollins.
  • Jung, Carl G. (1927). The Structure of the Psyche. Coll. Works Vol. 8. Presented in "The Portable Jung", edited by Joseph Campbell. New York: Penguin Books.
  • Jung, Carl G. (1964). Man and His Symbols. New York: Dell.
  • Kalm, Michael A. (2004). The Healing Movie Book - Precious Images: The Healing Use of Cinema in Psychotherapy. Lulu Press.
  • Katherine, A. (1991). Boundaries: Where You End and I Begin. New York: Simon & Schuster.
  • Kaye, K. (1991). Family Rules Raising Responsible Children. New York: St Martins.
  • King, Vicki (1988). How to Write a Movie in 21 Days. New York: HarperPerennial.
  • Klein, Alan (1988). The Healing Power of Humor. New York: Tarcher/Putnam.
  • Larsen, Stephen (1990). The Mythic Imagination: The Quest for Meaning through Personal Mythology. Rochester, VT: Inner Traditions.
  • Lefkoe, Morty (1997). Re-create Your Life: Transforming Yourself and Your World with the Decision Maker Process. Kansas City, MO: Andrews and McMeel, a Universal Press Syndicate Company.
  • Lenkowsky, R. S. (1987). Bibliotherapy: A review and analysis of the literature. Journal of Special Education, 21, 123-132.
  • Levine, A. Peter & Frederick, Ann (1997). Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma: The Innate Capacity to Transform Overwhelming Experiences. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.
  • Madison, Ronald J. & Schmidt, Corey (2001. Talking Pictures: A Parent's Guide to Using Movies to Discuss Ethics, Values, and Everyday Problems with Children. Philadelphia, PA.
  • McGhee, Paul E. (1996). Health, Healing, and Amuse System. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.
  • McKay, Mathew & Fanning, Patrick (2000). Self-Esteem: A Proven Program of Cognitive Techniques for Assessing, Improving and Maintaining Your Self-Esteem. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.
  • McNiff, Shaun (1992). Art As Medicine: Creating a Therapy of the Imagination. Boston: Shambhala.
  • Meade, Erica Helm (1992). Tell It by Heart: Women and the Healing Power of Story. Chicago: Open Court.
  • Mellon, Nancy (2003). Storytelling and the Art of Imagination. Cambridge, MA: Yellow Moon Press.
  • Merriam-Webster's (1998). Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (10th edition). Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster.
  • Millman, H. & Schaefer, C. (1977). Therapies for Children: A Handbook of Effective Treatments for Problem Behaviors. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Minow, Newton (1999). The Movie Mom's Guide to Family Movies. New York: Avon Books.
  • Mitry, Jean; translated by Christopher King (2000). The Aesthetics and Psychology of the Cinema. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.
  • Morena, Gita, Dorothy (1998). The Wisdom of Oz: Reflections of a Jungian Sandplay Therapist. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.
  • Murnaghan, Sheila (1951). Sucking the Juice Without Biting the Rind: Aristotle and Tragic Mimesis. New Literary History - Volume 26, Number 4, Autumn 1995, pp. 755-773
  • Nichols, Michael P. & Melvin Zax, Melvin (1977). Catharsis in Psychotherapy New York: Gardner Press, Inc.
  • Nichols, Michael P. & Bierenbaum, H. (1978). Success of cathartic therapy as a function of patient variables. J Clin Psychol. 1978 Jul; 34(3):726-8.
  • Niemiec, Ryan, M. & Wedding, Danny (2008), Positive Psychology at the Movies: Using Films to Build Virtues and Character Strengths. Cambridge, MA: Hogrefe.
  • Ogden, Pat & Minton, Kekuni ( October, 2000). Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: One Method for Processing Traumatic Memory. Traumatology, Volume VI, Issue 3, Article 3.
  • Packer, Sharon (2007). Movies and the Modern Psyche. Santa Barbara, California: Praeger.
  • Pearson, Carol S. (1991). Awakening the Heroes Within: Twelve Archetypes to Help Us Find and Transform Our World. New York: HarperSanFrancisico.
  • Peske, Nancy & Beverly West (1999). Cinematherapy: The Girl's Guide to Movies For Every Mood. New York: Dell.
  • Peske, Nancy & Beverly West (2002). Advanced Cinematherapy: The Girl's Guide To Finding Happiness One Movie at a Time. New York: Dell.
  • Peske, Nancy & Beverly West (2003). Cinematherapy for Lovers: The Girl's Guide To Finding True Love One Movie at a Time. New York: Delta.
  • Peske, Nancy & Beverly West (2004). Cinematherapy for the Soul: The Girl's Guide Finding Inspiration One Movie at a Time. New York: Delta.
  • Riordan, R. J., & Wilson, L. S. (1989). Bibliotherapy: Does it work? Journal of Counseling and Development, 67, 506-508.
  • Robinson, David (2005). Reel Psychiatry: Movie Portrayals of Psychiatric Conditions. Port Huron, Michigan: Rapid Psychler Press.
  • Rosen, Sidney (1982). My Voice Will Go With You: The Teaching Tales of Milton H. Erickson. New York: W.W. Norton and Company.
  • Rosenberg, David (editor) (1991). The Movie That Changed My Life. New York: Penguin Books.
  • Shrank, F., & Engels, D. (1981). Bibliotherapy as a counseling adjunct: Research findings. Personnel and Guidance Journal, 60, 127-194.
  • Simon, Stephen (2002). The force is with you: Mystical movie messages that inspire our lives. Norfolk, VA: Hampton Roads.
  • Sinetar, Marsha (1993). Reel Power & Spiritual Growth Through Film. Ligouri, MO: Triumph Books.
  • Sloane, Stephen B (2002). Organizations in the Movies: The Legend of the Dysfunctional System. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.
  • Solomon, Gary (1995). The Motion Picture Prescription. Santa Rosa, CA: Aslan Publishing.
  • Solomon, Gary (2001). Reel Therapy: How Movies Inspire You to Overcome Life's Problems. NY: Lebhar-Friedman Books.
  • Solomon, Gary (2005). Cinema Parenting: Using Movies to Teach Life's Most Important Lessons. Fairfield, CT: Aslan Publishing.
  • Sparks, Tav (2009). Movie Yoga: How Every Film Can Change Your Life. Hanford Mead Publishers, Inc. CA: Santa Cruz
  • Sturdevant, Cathie Glenn (1998). The Laugh & Cry Movie Guide: Using Movies to Help Yourself Through Life's Changes. Larkspur, CA: Lightspheres.
  • Tarkovsky, Andrey (author); Kitty Hunter-Blair (translator) (1989). Sculpting in Time: Reflections on the Cinema: The Great Russian Filmmaker Discusses His Art. Austin TX: University of Texas Press, reprint edition, 1989.
  • Taylor, Jeremy (1993). Where People Fly and Water Runs Uphill: Using Dreams to Tap the Wisdom of the Unconscious. New York: Warner Books.
  • Teague, Raymond (2000). Reel Spirit: A Guide to Movies That Inspire, Explore and Empower. Unity Village, MO: Unity House.
  • Tyler, J.M. & Reynolds, T (1998). Using Feature Films to Teach Group Counseling. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 23(1), 7-15.
  • Tyson, L., Foster, L., & Jones, C (2000). The Process of Cinematherapy as a Therapeutic Intervention. The Alabama Counseling Association Journal, 26(1), 35-41.
  • Ulus, Fuat (2003). Movie Therapy, Moving Therapy: The Healing Power of Film Clips in the Therapeutic Settings. Victoria, B.C., Canada, Trafford Publishing.
  • Volger, Christopher (1998). The Writer's Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers. Studio City, CA: Michael Wiese Productions.
  • Voytilla, Stuart (1999). Myth and the Movies: Discovering the Mythic Structure of 50 Unforgettable Films. Studio City, CA: Michael Wiese Productions.
  • Walsh, Roger, (1999) Essential Spirituality: The 7 Central Practices to Awaken Heart and Mind. New York: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Wedding, Danny & M. Boyd (1998). Movies & Mental Illness: Using Films to Understand Psychopathology. New York: McGraw Hill Higher Education.
  • Wedding, Danny, M. Boyd, Mary Ann & Niemiec, Ryan M. (2005). Movies & Mental Illness: Using Films to Understand Psychopathology (2nd revised and edited edition). Ashland, OH: Hogrefe & Huber.
  • Wolz, Birgit (2005). E-Motion Picture Magic: A Movie Lover's Guide to Healing and Transformation. Centennial, Colorado: Glenbridge.

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Resources for Therapists to Recommend to Clients:

      Websites

    Positive Psychology Websites:
  • http://www.positivepsychology.org
    This Positive Psychology Network website gives a good overview of the positive psychology movement.
  • http://www.authentichappiness.org
    This website supports Authentic Happiness. It includes Martin Seligman's new introduction to positive psychology. A number of psychological assessments free of charge, including the Values in Action (VIA) Inventory of Strengths to identify your signature strengths.

      Books

  • Carddock, Jim (editor) (2005). Videohound's Golden Movie Retriever. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale.
  • Condon, Thomas. (1999). Enneagram Movie & Video Guide: How to See Personality Styles in the Movies. Portland, OR: Metamorphous Press.
  • Flanders, Linda (2003). Hollywood Endings And How To Get One. Coral Springs, FL: Llumina Press.
  • Galipeu, Steven A. (2001). The Journey of Luke Skywalker: An Analysis of Modern Myth and Symbol. Chicago, IL: Open Court, 2001.
  • Horenstein, Maryann, Rigby, Brenda, Flory, Marorie & Gershwin, Vicky (1994). Reel Life/Real Life: A Video Guide for Personal Discovery. Kendall Park, NJ: Fourth Write Press.
  • Madison, Ronald J. & Schmidt, Corey (2001. Talking Pictures: A Parent's Guide to Using Movies to Discuss Ethics, Values, and Everyday Problems with Children. Philadelphia, PA.
  • McGhee, Paul E. (1996). Health, Healing, and Amuse System. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.
  • McNiff, Shaun (1992). Art As Medicine: Creating a Therapy of the Imagination. Boston: Shambhala.
  • Minow, Newton (1999). The Movie Mom's Guide to Family Movies. New York: Avon Books.
  • Meade, Erica Helm (1992). Tell It by Heart: Women and the Healing Power of Story. Chicago: Open Court.
  • Rosenberg, David (editor) (1991). The Movie That Changed My Life. New York: Penguin Books.
  • Peske, Nancy & Beverly West (1999). Cinematherapy: The Girl's Guide to Movies For Every Mood. New York: Dell.
  • Peske, Nancy & Beverly West (2002). Advanced Cinematherapy: The Girl's Guide To Finding Happiness One Movie at a Time. New York: Dell.
  • Peske, Nancy & Beverly West (2003). Cinematherapy for Lovers: The Girl's Guide To Finding True Love One Movie at a Time. New York: Delta.
  • Peske, Nancy & Beverly West (2004). Cinematherapy for the Soul: The Girl's Guide Finding Inspiration One Movie at a Time. New York: Delta.
  • Simon, Stephen (2002). The force is with you: Mystical movie messages that inspire our lives. Norfolk, VA: Hampton Roads.
  • Sinetar, Marsha (1993). Reel Power & Spiritual Growth Through Film. Ligouri, MO: Triumph Books.
  • Solomon, Gary (1995). The Motion Picture Prescription. Santa Rosa, CA: Aslan Publishing.
  • Solomon, Gary (2001). Reel Therapy: How Movies Inspire You to Overcome Life's Problems. NY: Lebhar-Friedman Books.
  • Solomon, Gary (2001). Cinema Parenting: Using Movies to Teach Life's Most Important Lessons. Fairfield, CT: Aslan Publishing.
  • Sturdevant, Cathie Glenn (1998). The Laugh & Cry Movie Guide: Using Movies to Help Yourself Through Life's Changes (pp. 27-32). Larkspur, CA: Lightspheres.
  • Teague, Raymond (2000). Reel Spirit: A Guide to Movies That Inspire, Explore and Empower. Unity Village, MO: Unity House.
  • Wolz, Birgit (2005). E-Motion Picture Magic: A Movie Lover's Guide to Healing and Transformation. Centennial, Colorado: Glenbridge.

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DSM: Diagnoses Seen in Movies

Websites

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Books

Cape, G.S. (2003), Addiction, stigma and movies. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavia. 107, 163-169.

Engstrom, Fritz (2004). Movie Clips for Creative Mental Health Education. Plainview, NY: Wellness Reproduction and Publishing.

Gabbard, Glenn O.; Gabbard, Krin (1999). Psychiatry and the Cinema. London, England: American Psychiatric Press, 1999.

Gabbard, Glenn O. (2001). Psychoanalysis & Film. London, England: H. Karnac.

Gabbard, Glenn O. (2002). The Psychology of The Sopranos: Love, Death, Desire, and Betrayal in America's Favorite Gangster Family. New York: Basic Books.

Robinson David (2003). Reel Psychiatry: Movie Portrayals of Psychiatric Conditions. Port Huron, Michigan: Rapid Psychler Press.

Wedding, Danny, & Niemiec, Ryan M. (2014). Movies & Mental Illness: Using Films to Understand Psychopathology (4th revised and edited edition). Boston, MA: Hogrefe Publishing.

Wedding, D., & Niemiec, R. (2003). The clinical use of films in psychotherapy. Journal of Clinical Psychology 59, 207-215.

 
Cinema Therapy - References

Abedin, A., Molaie, A. (2010). The effectiveness of Group Movie Therapy (GMT) on parental stress reduction in mothers of children with mild mental retardation in Tehran. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, Volume 5, 988 – 993.

Banks Gregerson, Mary (2010). The Cinematic Mirror for Psychology and Life Coaching. New York, NY: Springer.

Berg-Cross L., Jennings, P. & Baruch, R. (1990). Cinematherapy: Theory and Application. Psychotherapy in Private Practice 8, no.1, 135-157.

Bergman, Ingmar (1988). The Magic Lantern. New York: Viking Press.

Blatt, Moshe & Kohlberg, Lawrence (1973). The Effects of Classroom Moral Discussion on Children's Level of Moral Judgment. In Lawrence Kohlberg and Elliott Turiel, eds., Recent Research in Moral Development. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.

Braudy, J. (2016). Film Theory and Criticism: Introductory Readings. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

Bry, Adelaide & Bair, Marjorie (1979). Visualization: Directing the Movies of Your Mind. New York: Barnes & Noble.

Byrd, Michelle L, Forisha, Bill & Ramsdell, Cathlene. (2006). Cinema Therapy With Children and their Families. Retrieved from www.macmh.org/programs_services/education/conference/handouts/59handouts.pdf.

Carddock, Jim (editor) (2005). Videohound's Golden Movie Retriever. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale.

Carney, Mary Lou (2002). The Power of Positive Thinking for Teens. Nashville, TN: Ideals Publications.

Champoux, Joseph E. (2001). Management: Using Film to Visualize Principles and Practices. Cincinnati, OH: South-Western College Publishing.

Champoux, Joseph E. (2001). Organizational Behavior: Using Film to Visualize Principles and Practices. Cincinnati, OH: South-Western College Publishing.

Clemes, John K. & Wolff, Melora. (1999). Movies to Manage By: Lessons in Leadership From Great Films. Lincolnwood, IL: Contemporary Books.

Condon, Thomas. (1999). Enneagram Movie & Video Guide: How to See Personality Styles in the Movies. Portland, OR: Metamorphous Press.

Dermer, S.B., & Hutchings, J.B. (2000). Utilizing movies in family therapy: Applications for individuals, couples, and families. American Journal of Family Therapy, 28, 163-180.

Dumitrache, S.D., (2014). The Effects of a Cinema-therapy Group on Diminishing Anxiety in Young People. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 127 (2014) 717 – 721.

Dumitrache, S.D. (2013). Cinema-therapy – The sequences of a personal development group based on movies. In Dumitrache, S.D. and Mitrofan, I., (Eds.), The Unifying Experiential Psychotherapy behind the scenes – case studies and applicative research (pp. 71 – 83). Bucharest: SPER Publishing House.

Dumitrache, S.D. (2011). New directions in cinema-education and cinema-therapy. Experiential and unifying cinema-therapy. Cinema centred group of personal development. Journal of Experiential Psychotherapy, 15(3), 32 – 36.

Duncan, K., Beck, D., and Granum, R. (1986). Ordinary people: Using a popular film in group therapy. Journal of Counseling and Development,65(1), 50-51.

Engstrom, Fritz (2004). Movie Clips for Creative Mental Health Education. Plainview, NY: Wellness Reproduction and Publishing.

Fischoff, Stuart (2006). From Script to Score: How Film Talents Manipulate our Emotions . Unpublished manuscript.

Flanders, Linda (2003). Hollywood Endings And How To Get One. Coral Springs, FL: Llumina Press.

Fleming, Michael & Manvell, Roger (1985). Images of Madness: The Portrayal of Insanity in the Feature Film. Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.

Foster, L.H. (1989) Cinematherapy in the Schools. Chi Sigma Iota Exemplar, 16(3), 8.

Gabbard, Glenn O. (2001). Psychoanalysis & Film. London, England: H. Karnac.

Gabbard, Glenn O. (2002). The Psychology of The Sopranos: Love, Death, Desire, and Betrayal in America's Favorite Gangster Family. New York: Basic Books.

Gabbard, Glenn O. & Gabbard, Krin (1999). Psychiatry and the Cinema. London, England: American Psychiatric Press.

Galea, Kelly & Elin, Lisa (2015), How to Use Movies to Accelerate Your Progress - Interview with Lisa Elin. Orlando, FL: Trinity Creative Partners LLC.

Galipeu, Steven A. (2001). The Journey of Luke Skywalker: An Analysis of Modern Myth and Symbol. Chicago, IL: Open Court, 2001.

Garrison, D. (2007). The use of movies to facilitate family engagement in psychiatric hospitalization. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 46, 1218-1229.

Geiger, J (Editor),‎ R. L. Rutsky, R.L. (Editor). (2013). Film Analysis: A Norton Reader. New York: W. W. Norton & Company.

Gelkopf, M., Gonen, B., Kurs, R., Melamed, Y., & Bleich, A. (2006). The effect of humorous movies on inpatients with chronic schizophrenia. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 194, 880-883.

Grace, Maria (2005). Real Fulfillment: A 12-Step Plan for Transforming Your Life Through Movies. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Harrill, Suzanne E. (2007). Empowering Teens to Build Self-Esteem. Castle Rock, CO: Innerworks Publishing.

Harry, B. (1983). Movies and Behavior Among Hospitalized, Mentally Disordered Offenders. Bulletin of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 11, no.4, 359-364.

Haas, J.W. (1995). The Application of Cinema in the Practice of Psychotherapy. Dissertation Abstracts International, Sciences and Engineering,56, 2327.

Hamilton, Jenny & Sullivan, Judith (2015), Horror in Therapy: Working creatively with Horror & Science Fiction Films in Trauma Therapy. Jenny Hamilton through CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

Hauke, Christopher & Alister, Ian (2001. Jung & Film: Post Jungian Takes on the Moving Image. New York: Brunner/Mazel.

Henderson, Mary (1997). Star Wars: The Magic of Myths. New York: Bantam Books.

Hesley, John W. & Hesley. Jan G. (2001). Rent Two Films and Let's Talk in the Morning: Using Popular Movies in Psychotherapy (2nd ed.). New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Higgins, Shaun O'L & Striegel, Colleen (1999). Movies for Leaders: Management Lessons From Four All-Time Great Films. Spokane, WA: New Media Ventures.

Hill, Geoffrey Michael (1992). Illuminating Shadows: The Mythic Power of Film. Boston: Shambhala.

Hockley, Luke (2001). Cinematic Projections: The Analytical Psychology of C. G. Jung and Film Theory. Luton, The Netherlands: University of Luton Press.

Horenstein, Maryann, Rigby, Brenda, Flory, Marorie & Gershwin, Vicky (1994). Reel Life/Real Life: A Video Guide for Personal Discovery. Kendall Park, NJ: Fourth Write Press.

Hudock, M.A & Warden, S.A.G. (2001). Using Movies to Teach Family Systems Concepts. Family Journal Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families. 9(2), 116-121.

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