Working with Children to Heal Interpersonal Trauma The Power of Play - Eliana Gil - 513062

Working with Children to Heal Interpersonal Trauma: The Power of Play

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Editor(s) : Eliana Gil

Foreword by : Lenore Terr

Paperback, 336 pages.

Item #513062

This book provides in-depth case presentations from master clinicians and focuses on the remarkable capacity of traumatized children to guide their own healing process. Attention is given to post-traumatic play and the ways in which it can foster resilience and coping. Additionally the use of art, play, and other expressive therapies are discussed as treatment for trauma.

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Featuring in-depth case presentations from master clinicians, this volume highlights the remarkable capacity of traumatized children to guide their own healing process. The book describes what post traumatic play looks like and how it can foster resilience and coping. Demonstrated are applications of play, art, and other expressive therapies with children who have faced such overwhelming experiences as sexual abuse or chronic neglect. The contributors discuss ways to facilitate forms of expression that promote mastery and growth, as well as how to intervene when play becomes stuck in destructive patterns. They share effective strategies for engaging hard-to-reach children and building trusting therapeutic relationships.

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Weight.97 lbs
Dimensions8.6 x 5.5 x .7 in

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