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Doing Play Therapy : From Building the Relationship to Facilitating Change - (Hardcover)
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Covering the process of therapy from beginning to end, this engaging text helps students and practitioners use play confidently and effectively with children, adolescents, and adults struggling with emotional or behavioral problems or life challenges. With an accessible theory-to-practice focus, the book explains the basics of different play therapy approaches and invites readers to reflect on and develop their own clinical style. It is filled with rich case material and specific examples of play techniques and strategies. The expert authors provide steps for building strong relationships with clients; exploring their clinical issues and underlying dynamics; developing and working toward clear treatment goals; and collaborating with parents and teachers. A chapter on common challenges offers insightful guidance for navigating difficult situations in the playroom.
Number of Pages: 396
Genre: Psychology, Medical, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Psychotherapy, Psychiatry, Social Work
Series Title: Creative Arts and Play Therapy
Publisher: Guilford Pubn
Book theme: Child & Adolescent
Author: Terry Kottman & Kristin K. Meany-walen
Street Date: July 6, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-45-5194
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