Play Therapy

Play Therapy : An Introduction

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For courses in Play Therapy. Drawing on 20 years of classroom teaching experience, Karla Carmichael's Play Therapy: An Introduction explores play therapy research, theory, and techniques and offers an unbiased overview of the profession. Providing balanced treatment of ten play therapy theories, she examines their basic tenets, the toy selection process, the role of the therapist, the structure of the session and assessment techniques. Over 70 photo illustrations and a unique "how to" chapter help prepare readers for a clinical, laboratory or practicum experience. Unique chapters on ethics, law, culture, diagnosis and assessment make this title a complete text for the basic course in play therapy and as a foundation for advanced play technique more

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 188 x 231.1 x 17.8mm | 544.32g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Merrill
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130974188
  • 9780130974181
  • 1,452,038

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 How to Begin Your Play Therapy Session Chapter 3 Psychoanalytic Play Therapy Chapter 4 Adlerian Play Therapy Chapter 5 Jungian Analytical Play Therapy Chapter 6 Child-Centered Play Therapy Chapter 7 Gestalt Play Therapy Chapter 8 Relationship Play Therapy Chapter 9 Cognitive-Behavioral Play Therapies Chapter 10 Child Developmental Play Therapies Chapter 11 Ecosystems Play Therapy Chapter 12 Family and Filial Play Therapy Chapter 13 Formal and Informal Assessment Chapter 14 Diagnosis and Treatment Chapter 15 The Law, Ethics, and Research Chapter 16 Cultural Sensitivity and Play Therapy Appendicesshow more

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