Integrating Play Therapy and EMDR with Children

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780759624351
  • Publisher: Authorhouse
  • Publication date: 7/28/2001
  • Pages: 103
  • Sales rank: 801,693
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.06 (h) x 0.34 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction VII
Section 1 Comparing Play Therapy & Emdr: Similarities and Differences in Philosophy and Action 1
Section 2 Using Emdr with Children: How is It Different from Treating Adults? 6
A. General Considerations for Letting Go of the Adult Protocol 6
Section 3 Treating Traumatized Children with Emdr & Experiential Play Therapy 8
A. Common Characteristics of the Traumatized Child 8
B. Principals of Working with Tramatized Children 10
Section 4 What Needs to Happen First? 15
Section 5 Informed Consent: It's Part of the Process 17
Informed Consent for Emdr 19
Section 6 Integrating Stage One of Experiential Play Therapy and a Child's Safe Place in Emdr 20
Section 7 Stage Two of Play: (Norton's Experiential Model): Testing for Protection/Building Emdr into the Play Session: How to Lower or Erase a Child's Resistance to Emdr 27
Section 8 Techniques for Integrating Play Therapy & Emdr 30
A. Metaphors, Targets & Themes 31
1. Targets 32
2. Some Specific Targets 33
3. Themes 34
B. Measuring Suds & VoC's with Kids: It's Different; It's Simple 37
1. Measuring Suds 37
2. Measuirng VoC's 38
3. The PC's & NC's 39
Section 9 -Integrating Stage Three of Play (Norton's Experiential Model): Working/Dependency Stage & EMDR's Processing Stage 40
A. Using Art & Sand to Create Images for Processing 46
Section 10 Where do Siblings and Parents Fit in? 50
A. Siblings 50
B. Parents 52
Section 11 When not to Use EMDR 56
1. Resistant Children 56
2. Dissociative Disorders in Children 60
The Use of Toys in Experiential Play: Considerations 66
Themes: Content 67
Other Aspects for Consideration 67
3. Red Flag Alert: Screen for 67
4. Using EMDR with Dissociative Disordered Children 68
5. Do Not Use EMDR if You Get the Following "Red Flags" 69
6. Possible Alternative Proceedures 69
7. Post Trauma Beliefs Children May Have & Hold 70
Section 12 Resistant/Abusive Parents or Caretakers 72
A. Interplay of Parental Issues & Children's Therapy: a Brief Overview 73
B. EMDR & Court 78
Section 13 More Creative Ways to Process Body Sensations/NC's, PC's 80
1. Sandtray/Sand Play: Themes, feelings & pictures 80
2. Sand Tray/Sand Play Uses with EMDR 82
3. Using Sand to Assess the Emotional Stability of Your Client 83
Section 14 The Anxious Child 85
Possible Symptoms 85
1. Single vs. Multiple Trauma: Considerations 89
2. Stage Four (Norton's Experiential Model) Utilization of EMDR in the Therapeutic Growth Stage 90
Section 15 Taking a Break from EMDR & Play! 94
A. J's Story in Play "Translated" by Her Therapist v. Mcguinness 95
Section 16 Creating Meaningful Metaphors in Personalized Story-Form 100
Stage Five of Play (Norton's Experiential Model): Termination Stage: It's a Wrap! 102
References I
A Children's Therapy Place, P.C.
Information III
A Guide for Parents V
Using EMDR and Play Therapy with Your Child IX
Parents Guide for Family Play Therapy Sessions XIII
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