Introduction to Play Therapy
Play therapy is a popular and important intervention for many children with psychological problems and traumatic life experiences. Written by a renowned expert in the field, Introduction to Play Therapyprovides a basic grounding in play therapy intervention, answering questions such as:
· Who can play therapy help?
· What are the best settings for play therapy?
· How should you train in play therapy?
A variety of models of working with play are explored, and an evaluation of the meaning of childhood is discussed in clear language, illustrated with clinical examples.
This book will help adults who communicate with children in any role, be they parents, teachers or therapists.
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The meaning of childhood
Definitions of play therapy
Models of play therapy
Training and professional issues for play therapists
Settings for play therapy
Helping children through difficult life events
Play therapy and therapeutic play
Research in play therapy
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