Playing for Their Lives: Helping Troubled Children Through Play Therapy

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Free Press, 1993 - Psychology - 235 pages
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In six dramatic stories of transformation through play therapy, a prominent child psychologist shows the effects of common problems that plague children today--divorce, depression, learning disorders, abuse. Through the author's wisdom, caring and therapeutic techniques, we see heroic changes in these children and are given a hopeful look at child victims and the possibilities of change.

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User Review  - Lucia - Goodreads

This book contains the stories of six troubled children and how the author/psychologist helps them through play therapy. With each child the author provides the family history, and is very open about ... Read full review

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User Review  - Laurie - Goodreads

Each chapter of this book followed the story of a typical child in counseling. Different scenarios/topics included; bereavement, ADHD, substance abusing parents, divorce, sexual abuse, etc. I liked ... Read full review

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TWO PERRY THE VOLCANO MAKER
42
THREE TOMS SCARY WORLD
79
FOUR MARTY THE LITTLE CYCLONE
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