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101 Favorite Play Therapy Techniques

101 Favorite Play Therapy Techniques

  • Author: Heidi Kaduson,Charles Schaefer
  • Publisher: Jason Aronson
  • ISBN: 1461627168
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 452
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This book is an amazing resource for play therapy techniques. The contributors come from a diverse group including child-centered, cognitive-behavioral, gestalt, Jungian, psychodynamic, and prescriptive play therapy.

101 More Favorite Play Therapy Techniques

101 More Favorite Play Therapy Techniques

  • Author: Heidi Gerard Kaduson,Charles E. Schaefer
  • Publisher: Jason Aronson
  • ISBN: 0765708000
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 457
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Separated into seven categories for easy reference, the techniques within each chapter are applied to practice situations in a concise format for easy reference and use. The interventions illustrated include Storytelling, to enhance verbalizations in children; Expressive Art, to promote children's coping ability by using various art mediums; Game Play, to help children express themselves in a playful environment; Puppet Play, to facilitate the expression of conflicting emotions; Play Toys and Objects, to demonstrate the therapeutic use of various toys and objects in the playroom; Group Play, to offer methods and play techniques for use in group settings; and Other, to provide miscellaneous techniques that are useful in many settings. This book is a response to the evident need of clinicians for easy to use play therapy techniques. A welcome addition to the earlier collection, it is designed to help children enhance verbalization of feeling, manage anger, deal with loss and grief, and heal their wounds through the magic of play therapy. Clear and marvelously simple, this manual will be an invaluable addition to any professional's or student's library. A Jason Aronson Book

Contemporary Play Therapy

Contemporary Play Therapy

Theory, Research, and Practice

  • Author: Charles E. Schaefer,Heidi Gerard Kaduson
  • Publisher: Guilford Press
  • ISBN: 1593856334
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 338
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This highly practical book presents current developments in play therapy, including innovative applications for particular problems and populations. Contributors first discuss the latest ideas and techniques emerging from object relations, experiential, dynamic, and narrative perspectives. Next, research evaluating the effectiveness of play interventions is reviewed in detail. The book's third and largest section demonstrates creative approaches for helping children deal with a variety of adverse circumstances: homelessness, family problems, sexual abuse, social aggression, natural disasters, and more. Throughout, rich case illustrations enhance the book's utility for clinicians.

Short-Term Play Therapy for Children, Third Edition

Short-Term Play Therapy for Children, Third Edition

  • Author: Heidi Gerard Kaduson,Charles E. Schaefer
  • Publisher: Guilford Publications
  • ISBN: 1462527841
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 384
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"Subject Areas/Keywords: adolescents, art therapy, behavioral problems, brief, child psychotherapy, children, creative therapies, developmental disabilities, emotional problems, families, family, interventions, parents, play therapy, psychological disorders, short-term, solution-focused, trauma DESCRIPTION Illustrated with rich case examples, this widely used practitioner resource and text presents a range of play approaches that facilitate healing in a shorter time frame. Leading play therapists from diverse theoretical orientations show how to tailor brief interventions to each child's needs. Individual, family, and group treatment models are described and clinical guidelines are provided. Chapters demonstrate ways to rapidly build alliances with children, adolescents, and their caregivers; plan treatment for frequently encountered clinical problems; and get the most out of play materials and techniques."--

Short-Term Play Therapy for Children, Second Edition

Short-Term Play Therapy for Children, Second Edition

  • Author: Heidi Gerard Kaduson,Charles E. Schaefer
  • Publisher: Guilford Press
  • ISBN: 1462509045
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 388
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This volume presents a variety of play approaches that facilitate children's healing in a shorter time frame. Invaluable for any clinician seeking to optimize limited time with clients, the book provides effective methods for treating children struggling with such challenges as posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety, disruptive behavior, mood disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and parental divorce. Individual, family, and group treatment models are described and illustrated with richly detailed case examples. Featuring session-by-session guidelines, chapters demonstrate how to engage clients rapidly, develop appropriate treatment goals, and implement carefully structured brief interventions that yield lasting results.

Innovative Intervention in Child and Adolescent Therapy

Innovative Intervention in Child and Adolescent Therapy

  • Author: Charles E. Schaefer
  • Publisher: Wiley-Interscience
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 448
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A comprehensive sourcebook of innovative techniques in the rapidly growing field of child and adolescent therapy. Emphasis is on clinical practice--these techniques have been proven in practice, and each is here described in detail. Presentation of each procedure follows a common format. The historical and theoretical foundations of the technique are discussed, followed by a step-by-step account of how to carry out the process. Then illustrative examples taken from actual cases are presented. Chapters cover storytelling, imaginative play techniques, dance movement therapy, serial drawing, hypnosis, Hakomi therapy, focusing and ritual techniques, videotherapy, therapeutic use of animals, and Life Story books.

Blending Play Therapy with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Blending Play Therapy with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Evidence-Based and Other Effective Treatments and Techniques

  • Author: Athena A. Drewes
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9780470495520
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 544
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In today's managed-care environment, therapeutic techniques must be proven to be effective to be reimbursable. This comprehensive volume is written by leaders in the field and collects classic and emerging evidence-based and cognitive behavioral therapy treatments therapists can use when working with children and adolescents. Step-by-step instruction is provided for implementing the treatment protocol covered. In addition, a special section is included on therapist self-care, including empirically supported studies. For child and play therapists, as well school psychologists and school social workers.