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Play Therapy

Play Therapy Book
Author : Garry L. Landreth
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2011-02-25
ISBN : 1135451249
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Play Therapy, Second Edition, is a thorough update to the 1991 first edition best-selling book, the most widely used text for play therapy courses. It refreshes the history and development in play therapy including results of research done in the past 10 years. A new chapter is included on current issues and special populations relevant to the development of play therapy. The author presents very readable descriptions of play and the history of play therapy; child and therapist characteristics; play room set-up and materials; working with parents; and a number of helpful and interesting case descriptions.

Linking Parents to Play Therapy

Linking Parents to Play Therapy Book
Author : Deborah Killough McGuire,Donald E. McGuire
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release : 2001
ISBN : 9781560328599
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Involving parents in a child's play therapy results in therapy that is more productive for the child and more fulfilling and effective for the parents and therapist. Yet, encouraging parental involvement can be riddled with practical and theoretical concerns for beginning therapists and seasoned practitioners alike. Linking Parents to Play Therapy is a practical guide containing information for play therapists, including coverage of legal and medical issues, pragmatic assignments for parents, guidelines for working with angry or resistant parents, a listing of state protective and advocacy agencies, and tips for working with managed care. Numerous case examples, professional forms, and a parenting guide facilitate application of the concepts.

Doing Play Therapy

Doing Play Therapy Book
Author : Terry Kottman,Kristin K. Meany-Walen
Publisher : Guilford Publications
Release : 2018-07-13
ISBN : 1462536115
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Covering the process of therapy from beginning to end, this engaging text helps students and practitioners use play confidently and effectively with children, adolescents, and adults struggling with emotional or behavioral problems or life challenges. With an accessible theory-to-practice focus, the book explains the basics of different play therapy approaches and invites readers to reflect on and develop their own clinical style. It is filled with rich case material and specific examples of play techniques and strategies. The expert authors provide steps for building strong relationships with clients; exploring their clinical issues and underlying dynamics; developing and working toward clear treatment goals; and collaborating with parents and teachers. A chapter on common challenges offers insightful guidance for navigating difficult situations in the playroom.

Play Therapy

Play Therapy Book
Author : Terry Kottman
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2014-11-24
ISBN : 1119025990
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Written for use in play therapy and child counseling courses, this extraordinarily practical text provides a detailed examination of basic and advanced play therapy concepts and skills and guidance on when and how to use them. Kottman’s multitheoretical approach and wealth of explicit techniques are also helpful for clinicians who want to gain greater insight into children’s minds and enhance therapeutic communication through the power of play. After a discussion of the basic concepts and logistical aspects of play therapy, Kottman illustrates commonly used play therapy skills and more advanced skills. Introduced in this edition is a new chapter on working with parents and teachers to increase the effectiveness of play therapy. Practice exercises and “Questions to Ponder” throughout the text facilitate the skill-building and self-examination process. *Requests for digital versions from ACA can be found on www.wiley.com. *To purchase print copies, please visit the ACA website *Reproduction requests for material from books published by ACA should be directed to [email protected]

Group Play Therapy

Group Play Therapy Book
Author : Daniel S. Sweeney,Jennifer Baggerly,Dee C. Ray
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2014-02-03
ISBN : 1136247203
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Group Play Therapy presents an updated look at an effective yet underutilized therapeutic intervention. More than just an approach to treating children, group play therapy is a life-span approach, undergirded by solid theory and, in this volume, taking wings through exciting techniques. Drawing on their experiences as clinicians and educators, the authors weave theory and technique together to create a valuable resource for both mental health practitioners and advanced students. Therapists and ultimately their clients will benefit from enhancing their understanding of group play therapy.

Play Therapy in Asia

Play Therapy in Asia Book
Author : Angela F Y Siu
Publisher : The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press
Release : 2018-01-15
ISBN : 9882370160
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This edited volume seeks to highlight the development of play therapy in various countries and cities in Asia. The editors discuss how mostly Western play therapy approaches are adapted for use in Asian countries. Contributors to the volume, who are experts in using play therapy to work with clients from their own cultures, offer unique discussions using a casestudy approach to integrate the theory and practice of play therapy across different Asian countries. Having existed for years in the West, play therapy is still in its early stage of development in most Asian countries including Mainland China, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia. This is the first play therapy book written by experts from specific Asian cultures for practitioners and students who are working in the mental health field for Asian groups. Each chapter first describes play therapy development in that particular culture and then uses a case study to illustrate how play therapy can be adapted to suit specific cultural beliefs and environments in order to connect parents with their children or to address clients' needs.

Infant Play Therapy

Infant Play Therapy Book
Author : Janet A. Courtney
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2020-03-12
ISBN : 0429841639
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Infant Play Therapy is a groundbreaking resource for practitioners interested in the varied play therapy theories, models, and programs available for the unique developmental needs of infants and children under the age of three. The impressive list of expert contributors in the fields of play therapy and infant mental health cover a wide range of early intervention play-based models and topics. Chapters explore areas including: neurobiology, developmental trauma, parent-infant attachment relationships, neurosensory play, affective touch, grief and loss, perinatal depression, adoption, autism, domestic violence, sociocultural factors, and more. Chapter case studies highlight leading approaches and offer techniques to provide a comprehensive understanding of both play therapy and the ways we understand and recognize the therapeutic role of play with infants. In these pages professionals and students alike will find valuable clinical resources to bring healing to family systems with young children.

Digital Play Therapy

Digital Play Therapy Book
Author : Jessica Stone
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2020-07-16
ISBN : 0429671229
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Digital Play Therapy focuses on the responsible integration of technology into play therapy. With a respect for the many different modalities and approaches under the play therapy umbrella, this book incorporates therapist fundamentals, play therapy tenets, and practical information for the responsible integration of digital tools into play therapy treatment. Written in a relatable manner, this book provides both the foundation and practical information for confident use of digital tools and brings play therapy, and therapy in general, forward into the 21st century. Digital Play Therapy provides a solid grounding both for clinicians who are brand new to the incorporation of digital tools as well as to those who have already begun to witness the powerful therapeutic dynamic of digital play therapy.

Multicultural Play Therapy

Multicultural Play Therapy Book
Author : Dee C. Ray,Yumiko Ogawa,Yi-Ju Cheng
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2022-04-27
ISBN : 1000568385
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Multicultural Play Therapy fills a wide gap in the play therapy literature. Each chapter helps expand play therapists’ cultural awareness, humility, and competence so they can work more effectively with children of diverse cultures, races, and belief systems. The unique perspectives presented here provide play therapists and advanced students with concrete information on how to broach issues of culture in play therapy sessions, parent consultations, and in the play therapy field at large. The book includes chapters on multiple populations and addresses the myriad cultural background issues that emerge in play therapy, and the contributors include authors from multiple races, ethnicities, cultural worldviews, and orientations.

Family Play Therapy

Family Play Therapy Book
Author : Charles Schaefer,Lois J. Carey
Publisher : Jason Aronson, Incorporated
Release : 1994-10-01
ISBN : 1461628482
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Family play therapy and play therapy need not be exclusionary. The two approaches actually can enhance and enrich each other. While each therapist ultimately will use his or her own ideas in the critical combining of both methods, Family Play Therapy offers various possibilities and as such, helps therapists to help their family patients to be readily engaged in treatment and to experience therapy as a fun, inclusive, transforming time together.

Relationship Play Therapy

Relationship Play Therapy Book
Author : Clark Moustakas
Publisher : Jason Aronson, Incorporated
Release : 1997-06-01
ISBN : 1461630444
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Renowned child therapist Clark Moustakas demonstrates how play can be used to affirm and liberate children_children who suddenly become troubled in their school or family lives and can work out their anger and fear in just a few sessions, as well as children who are seriously disturbed and must struggle to achieve emotional maturity, respect for others, and faith in themselves.

EMDR with Children in the Play Therapy Room

EMDR with Children in the Play Therapy Room Book
Author : Ann Beckley-Forest,Annie Monaco
Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
Release : 2020-10-15
ISBN : 0826175937
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Maximizes treatment of childhood trauma by combining two powerful modalities This pioneering guidebook fully integrates the theoretical foundations and practical applications of play therapy and EMDR in order to maximize healing in in children with trauma. By highlighting the work of innovative EMDR therapists and play and expressive art therapists and their pioneering clinical work, the authors provide a fully integrated approach to using EMDR in a play therapy context while being faithful to both play therapy principles and the 8 phases of the EMDR standard protocol. This book provides in-depth discussions on how leading innovators integrate their modalities—TraumaPlay, sand tray, art therapy, Synergetic Play therapy, Child-centered and Developmental Play Therapy—with EMDR and includes real life examples of assessment, parent and child preparation, developing emotional resources for reprocessing trauma using EMDR in play or expressive therapy, and a comprehensive look at complications of dissociation in trauma processing and how to manage these. Corresponding to the eight EMDR phases are twelve interventions, comprised of a brief rationale, step-by-step directions, materials needed, case examples, and supporting visual materials. Key Features: Integrates EMDR and play therapy to create a powerful method for treating children suffering from trauma Includes contributions from dually credentialled EMDR clinicians and registered play therapists, art therapists, and sand tray practitioners Offers a fully integrated approach to EMDR and play therapy faithful to the eight phases of standard EMDR protocol and play therapy principles Includes a chapter on culturally sensitive EMDR and play using Latinx culture as the lens Describes how traditional play therapy creates an emotionally safe space for trauma work for children Provides hands-on play therapy interventions for each EMDR phase in quick reference format Delivers multiple interventions with rationale, step-by-step directions, materials required, case examples, and visual aids Foreward by Ana Gomez, leading author on the use of EMDR with children

Essential Play Therapy Techniques

Essential Play Therapy Techniques Book
Author : Charles E. Schaefer,Donna Cangelosi
Publisher : Guilford Publications
Release : 2016-01-28
ISBN : 1462524494
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Highly practical and user friendly, this book presents 58 play therapy techniques that belong in every child clinician's toolbox. The expert authors draw from multiple theoretical orientations to showcase powerful, well-established approaches applicable to a broad range of childhood problems. Activities, needed materials, and variations of each technique are succinctly described. Of critical importance for today's evidence-based practitioner, each chapter also includes a historical perspective on the technique at hand, a rationale explaining its therapeutic power, and a review of relevant empirical findings. The book enables readers to determine which strategies are appropriate for a particular child or group and rapidly incorporate them into practice.

Emerging Research in Play Therapy Child Counseling and Consultation

Emerging Research in Play Therapy  Child Counseling  and Consultation Book
Author : Steen, Rheta LeAnne
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2017-01-18
ISBN : 1522522255
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In the counseling field, it is imperative that mental health professionals stay informed of current research findings. By staying abreast of the most recent trends and techniques in healthcare, professionals can modify their methods to better aid their patients. Emerging Research in Play Therapy, Child Counseling, and Consultation is a critical resource that examines the most current methodologies and treatments in child therapy. Featuring coverage on relevant topics such as behavioral concerns, childhood anxiety, and consultation services, this publication is an ideal reference source for all healthcare professionals, practitioners, academicians, graduate students, and researchers that are seeking the latest information on child counseling services.

The Handbook of Jungian Play Therapy with Children and Adolescents

The Handbook of Jungian Play Therapy with Children and Adolescents Book
Author : Eric J. Green
Publisher : JHU Press
Release : 2014-11-01
ISBN : 1421415119
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Designed for master’s level and doctoral students, as well as school counselors, play therapists, and private practitioners, the book covers the theoretical underpinnings of “depth psychology” while highlighting easy-to-understand case studies from Green’s own practice to illustrate Jungian play therapy applications at work.

Play Therapy with Abused Children

Play Therapy with Abused Children Book
Author : Ann Cattanach
Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Release : 2008
ISBN : 184310587X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This second edition explores the use of play therapy with abused children as a way of helping them heal their distress and make sense of their experiences through expanding their own creativity in play. The book provides practical ways of starting play therapy with abused children and explains how the child can use this process for healing.

Play Therapy with Adolescents

Play Therapy with Adolescents Book
Author : Loretta Gallo-Lopez,Charles E. Schaefer
Publisher : Jason Aronson
Release : 2010-08-14
ISBN : 1461630002
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Adolescents are often resistant, hostile, moody, and difficult, but they can also be fascinating, creative, spontaneous, and passionate. How do mental health professionals get past the facade? Play Therapy with Adolescents is the first book to offer a complete variety of play therapy approaches specifically geared toward adolescents. The chapters, written by experts in the field, offer readers entry into the world of adolescents, showing how to make connections and alliances.

101 Favorite Play Therapy Techniques

101 Favorite Play Therapy Techniques Book
Author : Heidi Kaduson,Charles Schaefer
Publisher : Jason Aronson
Release : 2010-07-09
ISBN : 1461627168
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is an amazing resource for play therapy techniques. The contributors come from a diverse group including child-centered, cognitive-behavioral, gestalt, Jungian, psychodynamic, and prescriptive play therapy.

Play Therapy with Children and Adolescents in Crisis Fourth Edition

Play Therapy with Children and Adolescents in Crisis  Fourth Edition Book
Author : Nancy Boyd Webb
Publisher : Guilford Publications
Release : 2015-08-20
ISBN : 1462522238
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This widely used practitioner resource and course text, now significantly revised, is considered the most comprehensive guide to working with children who have experienced major losses, family upheavals, violence in the school or community, and other traumatic events. Leading experts present a range of play and creative arts therapy techniques in chapters organized around in-depth case examples. Informed by the latest knowledge on crisis intervention and trauma, the fourth edition encompasses work with adolescents as well as younger children. Each chapter concludes with instructive questions for study or reflection. New to This Edition *Expanded age range: now includes expressive therapy approaches for adolescents. *More attention to traumatic stress reactions and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD); several chapters address complex trauma. *Extensively revised with the latest theory, practices, and research; many new authors. *Additional topics: parental substance abuse, group work with adolescents, chronic medical conditions, animal-assisted play therapy and courtroom testimony, and more.

101 More Favorite Play Therapy Techniques

101 More Favorite Play Therapy Techniques Book
Author : Heidi Kaduson,Charles Schaefer
Publisher : Jason Aronson
Release : 2010-06-22
ISBN : 1461627176
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Separated into seven categories for easy reference, the techniques within each chapter are applied to practice situations in a concise format for easy reference and use. The interventions illustrated include Storytelling, to enhance verbalizations in children; Expressive Art, to promote children's coping ability by using various art mediums; Game Play, to help children express themselves in a playful environment; Puppet Play, to facilitate the expression of conflicting emotions; Play Toys and Objects, to demonstrate the therapeutic use of various toys and objects in the playroom; Group Play, to offer methods and play techniques for use in group settings; and Other, to provide miscellaneous techniques that are useful in many settings. This book is a response to the evident need of clinicians for easy to use play therapy techniques. A welcome addition to the earlier collection, it is designed to help children enhance verbalization of feeling, manage anger, deal with loss and grief, and heal their wounds through the magic of play therapy. Clear and marvelously simple, this manual will be an invaluable addition to any professional's or student's library.