101 Favorite Play Therapy Techniques (Child therapy series)

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$27.26
UPC:
9780765702821
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Publisher:
Jason Aronson (March 1, 1997)
Binding:
Paperback
Pages:
420
Shipping Weight:
1.6 pounds
Language:
English
Series:
Child Therapy
Product Dimensions:
6 x 1 x 9 inches
ISBN-10:
0765702827
ISBN-13:
978-0765702821
Author:
Heidi Kaduson

Product Overview

Building on children's natural inclinations to pretend and reenact, play therapy is widely used in the treatment of psychological problems in childhood.101 Favorite Play Therapy Techniquesincorporates methods developed to elicit the best responses from children by therapists representing cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, and other orientations, and selected for their practicality, specificity, and originality. Arranged for easy reference, each bearing a succinct description and targeted application, the interventions illustratedincluding Fantasy, Storytelling, Expressive Arts, Game Play, Puppet Play, Play Toys and Objects, and Group Playhave been used with success to address such common problems as low self-esteem and unresolved fear and anger, as well as more serious difficulties arising from loss, abuse, and sexual trauma. All the contributors share the enthusiasm and respect of editors Kaduson and Schaefer for the special value of play therapy in reaching and healing young patients. Together, they have created an eclectic, accessible, and comprehensive resource for students and professionals that will also support parents seeking to open new lines of communication with their children.A Jason Aronson Book

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