Play Therapy


In Play Therapy: Engaging & Powerful Techniques for the Treatment of Childhood Disorders, Clair Mellenthin shares individual, family, and group play therapy interventions for treating children with disorders including ADHD, anxiety, disruptive behavior disorders, depression, social skills, trauma and self-esteem. The book is chock-full of hands on activities, dynamic therapeutic games, plus techniques using puppet play, guided imagery and parent-child interventions. Tips for parents and teachers are also included.


Discover why play therapy works and how to use it to treat childhood mental health challenges such as:

ADHD — Anxiety — Autism — Disruptive Behavior Disorders — Depression — OCD — PTSD — Trauma — Self-Esteem — Social Skills

Play Therapy is filled with dozens of powerful play techniques adapted for use in individual, family, and group therapy, for schools, and at home.

Inside you’ll find:

  • Hands on Activities
  • Printable Worksheets
  • Expressive and Creative Arts
  • Dynamic Therapeutic Games
  • Puppet Play
  • Guided Imagery
  • Parent-Child Interventions
  • Tips for Parents & Teachers

Additional information

Weight .8 lbs
Dimensions 10.9 × 8.4 × .4 in