DOING PLAY THERAPY

Doing Play Therapy: From Building the Relationship to Facilitating Change

Author(s) : Terry Kottman and Kristin K. Meany-Walen

Paperback, 390 pages.

Item #536054

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Terry Kottman & Kristin Meany-Whalen have co-authored a masterpiece! This book provides 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. It is filled with rich case material and specific examples of play techniques and strategies. A chapter on common challenges offers insightful guidance for navigating difficult situations in the playroom.
This book is part of the Guilford Press Creative Arts and Play Therapy Series, edited by Cathy A. Malchiodi and David A. Crenshaw.

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Product 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.

 

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Audience

Preschool & Early elementary Age, Young Adults, Professionals, School Mental Health Professionals, Infant/Toddler

Product type

Paperback

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