Author(s) : Lois Carey
Paperback, 261 pages.
A collection of essays and articles written over a 30 year span by a seasoned sandplay therapist.
It is perfect to use in the sandtray and in fantasy pay. Ages 3 & up. Colors may vary slightly from the picture.
Size:3″ tall & 2″ wide
This book presents a new and comprehensive framework for helping children through play therapy that is set within the context of the family. It incorporates principles of mindfulness, interpersonal neurobiology, early childhood development, and family dynamics into a system that can use either spontaneous play or directed play according to need.
Children learn about the benefits of play therapy for working out problems, what a therapist is, and what confidentiality means. Excellent for any child about to begin play therapy. Hardcover version, in color.
Theresa Kestly teaches therapists how to understand the neurobiology of play experiences so the undeniable benefits of play therapy can be exploited to their fullest. At last, clinical readers have a book that takes seriously the importance of play and brings a scientific eye to this most important aspect of life.