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Essentials of Play Therapy with Abused Children
     

Essentials of Play Therapy with Abused Children

by Eliana Gil, Dawkins Dawkins Productions (Produced by)
 

This informative video program from renowned practitioner and author Eliana Gil illuminates the unique benefits of play therapy for children who have been physically or sexually abused. Sharing her warmth and clinical insight, Dr. Gil brings viewers into the therapeutic playroom, describes how play activities fit into the reparative process, and provides helpful

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This informative video program from renowned practitioner and author Eliana Gil illuminates the unique benefits of play therapy for children who have been physically or sexually abused. Sharing her warmth and clinical insight, Dr. Gil brings viewers into the therapeutic playroom, describes how play activities fit into the reparative process, and provides helpful pointers for practice. With the help of child volunteers, the video demonstrates the use of art supplies, the sandtray, puppets, the dollhouse, masks, and more. Dr. Gil also discusses ways to allay children's fears about therapy and establish a good working rapport.

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"Eliana Gil skillfully leads the viewer through the basics of play therapy and demonstrates the techniques utilized in her eclectic approach with abused children. Once again, Dr. Gil has made a significant contribution to the field of play therapy."--Garry L. Landreth, PhD, Founder, Center for Play Therapy, University of North Texas

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593854195
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/2006
Pages:
39
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Eliana Gil, PhD, is founding partner in a private group practice, the Gil Institute for Trauma Recovery and Education, in Fairfax, Virginia. She is also Director of Starbright Training Institute for Child and Family Play Therapy. Dr. Gil has worked in the field of child abuse prevention and treatment since 1973. A licensed marriage, family, and child counselor; an approved marriage and family therapy supervisor; a registered art therapist; and a registered play therapy supervisor, she is a former President of the Association for Play Therapy, which honored her with its Lifetime Achievement Award. She is the author of The Healing Power of Play, Helping Abused and Traumatized Children, and Play in Family Therapy, Second Edition, among many other publications. Originally from Guayaquil, Ecuador, Dr. Gil is bilingual and bicultural.

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