Play Therapy: The Art of the Relationship / Edition 3

Play Therapy: The Art of the Relationship / Edition 3

by Garry L. Landreth
     
 

Play Therapy, Second Edition, is a thorough update to the 1991 first edition best-selling book, the most widely used text for play therapy courses. It refreshes the history and development in play therapy including results of research done in the past 10 years. A new chapter is included on current issues and special populations relevant to the development of

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Play Therapy, Second Edition, is a thorough update to the 1991 first edition best-selling book, the most widely used text for play therapy courses. It refreshes the history and development in play therapy including results of research done in the past 10 years. A new chapter is included on current issues and special populations relevant to the development of play therapy. The author presents very readable descriptions of play and the history of play therapy; child and therapist characteristics; play room set-up and materials; working with parents; and a number of helpful and interesting case descriptions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415886819
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Publication date:
02/14/2012
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
442
Sales rank:
152,672
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
1About Me, Garry Landreth1
2The Meaning of Play9
3History and Development of Play Therapy27
4A View of Children53
5Child-Centered Play Therapy59
6The Play Therapist95
7The Playroom and Materials125
8The Parent's Part in the Process151
9Beginning the Relationship: The Child's Hour173
10Characteristics of Facilitative Responses207
11Therapeutic Limit Setting245
12Typical Problems in Play Therapy and What to Do If ...273
13Issues in Play Therapy293
14Intensive and Short-Term Play Therapy311
15Children in Play Therapy321
16Determining Therapeutic Process and Termination351
17Filial Therapy: Child-Parent-Relationship Training (CPR for Parents)365
Index399
About the Author407

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