This extensive and accessible handbook is an incomparable resource for beginning and seasoned play therapists, play therapy supervisors and instructors. It will also be of interest to child and educational psychologists and health professionals. Click here for book PREVIEW
Giving examples of how the proven Play Therapy Dimensions model can be applied in a range of clinical settings, this edited book demonstrates the benefits of it. Comprised of case studies and worked examples, fully supported by different theoretical models, this book will be of interest to play therapists and students alike.
This book introduces a neuro-sequential model of play therapy for traumatized children and integrates non-directive and directive approaches. Case studies provide clear examples and interventions help to provide a safe journey towards healing from trauma.
In Play Therapy with Traumatized Children: A Prescriptive Approach, the author codifies the process in her model, Flexibly Sequential Play Therapy (FSPT). Integrating non-directive and directive approaches, this components-based model allows for the uniqueness of each child to be valued while providing a safe, systematic journey towards trauma resolution.
Ecosystemic play therapy is a dynamic integrated therapeutic model for addressing the mental health needs of children and their families. The book is designed to help play therapists develop specific treatment goals and focused treatment plans as now required by many regulating agencies and third-party payers. Treatment planning is based on a comprehensive case conceptualization that is developmentally organized, strength-based, and grounded in an ecosystemic context of multiple interacting systems.
This is the only book written from an integrative play therapy approach, which includes chapters on working with children with issues such as post-traumatic stress, ADHD, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders and more.