Termination Challenges in Child Psychotherapy - Eliana Gil, David Crenshaw - 523177

Termination Challenges in Child Psychotherapy

Author(s) : Eliana Gil, David Crenshaw

Hardcover, 221 pages.

Item #523177

Highly respected clinicians Eliana Gil and David Crenshaw have written an outstanding and much-needed resource on the termination process in therapy. They address both brief and longer-term sessions and offers practical guidance illustrated with vivid case material. Tools are provided for helping children and families understand termination and work through associated feelings of loss and grief. Challenges in creating positive endings to therapy with children who have experienced trauma and adversity are given particular attention.

Topics Include:

  1. Termination as a Necessary and Useful Closure of the Formal Therapy Relationship
  2. Open-Door Terminations: A Developmentally Sensitive Approach
  3. The Revolving Door of Managed Care
  4. Premature Termination
  5. Unique Issues in Termination in Child Therapy
  6. Countertransference Issues
  7. Critical Goals and Specific Strategies for Successful Termination
  8. Case Studies of Failures and Successes in the Termination Process

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$30.00

Product Description

Ending therapy in an appropriate and meaningful way is especially important in work with children and adolescents, yet the topic is often overlooked in clinical training. Highly respected experts in the child/play therapy field, Eliana Gil & David Crenshaw have written this much-needed book. They examine the termination process—both for brief and longer-term encounters—and offer practical guidance illustrated with vivid case material. Tools are provided for helping children and families understand termination and work through associated feelings of loss and grief. Challenges in creating positive endings to therapy with children who have experienced trauma and adversity are given particular attention. Authored by Eliana Gil and David Crenshaw, this book is a “must have.”

Several reproducible forms

Additional Information

Weight.9 lbs
Dimensions9.1 x 6.3 x .7 in

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