Evocative Strategies in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

Evocative Strategies in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

by David A. Crenshaw
     
 

Crenshaw offers new child therapy techniques that are informed by an integration of psychoanalytic and attachment theories and can be integrated into a variety of therapy methods.See more details below

Overview

Crenshaw offers new child therapy techniques that are informed by an integration of psychoanalytic and attachment theories and can be integrated into a variety of therapy methods.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765704146
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/15/2006
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.58(w) x 9.85(h) x 1.09(d)

Meet the Author

David A. Crenshaw, Ph.D., is the founding director of Rhinebeck Child and Family Center, LLC in Rhinebeck, New York. He is a registered play therapist-supervisor, author of Bereavement (now in its third printing), and co-author of Understanding and Treating the Aggression of Children and A Handbook of Play Therapy with Aggressive Children.

Table of Contents


Foreword   John B. Mordock     ix
Acknowledgments     xiii
Evocative Strategies in the Therapeutic Engagement of Children and Adolescents     1
Exploring the Meaning of Metaphors and Symbols     19
The Use of Evocative Strategies in Child and Adolescent Therapy     29
Themes of Attachment and Loss     39
Themes of Power, Domination, and Control     65
Themes of Aggression, Rage, and Violence     81
Themes of Anxiety, Fear, Terror, and Seeking Safety     99
Themes of Conflict, Struggle, and Shame     123
The Quest for Identity and Search for Meaning     147
Themes of Courage and Determination     173
Themes of Inner Strength and Interpersonal Resources     185
Themes of Empathy for Self and Others     199
Themes of Healing, Transformation, and Hope     211
A Tribute to the Fighting Spirit of Children     231
Roy: A Story of a Child's Courage and Fighting Spirit in Facing Trauma     237
Max: A Story of a Child's Fighting Spirit in Facing Unspeakable Loss     251
Jeremy: The Story of Courageous Triumph over Terror and Violence     267
References     279
Index     291
About the Author     297

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