The Handbook of Jungian Play Therapy with Children and Adolescents - Eric Green - 415109

The Handbook of Jungian Play Therapy with Children and Adolescents

Author(s) : Eric Green

Paperback, 208 pages.

Item #415109

Green highlights case studies from his own practice to illustrate Jungian play therapy applications at work to help children and adolescents become psychologically whole individuals. This book can be used to effectively treat children who are traumatized by abuse and other losses as well as those who have ADD and autism spectrum disorders.

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Child and family psychotherapist Eric J. Green draws on years of clinical experience to explain his original model of Jungian play therapy. The empathic techniques he illuminates in The Handbook of Jungian Play Therapy with Children and Adolescents can effectively treat children who are traumatized by abuse, natural disasters, and other losses, as well as children who have attention deficit and autism spectrum disorders. The overarching goal of Greens Jungian play therapy model is to help children and adolescents become psychologically whole individuals. Toward that end, therapists encourage children to engage in sandplay, spontaneous drawing, and other expressive arts. Green demonstrates how therapists can create an atmosphere of warmth and psychological safety by observing the child’s play without judgment and, through the therapeutic relationship, help children learn to regulate their impulses and regain emotional equilibrium. Designed for masters 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 Greens own practice to illustrate Jungian play therapy applications at work.

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