Play Therapy Interventions with Children's Problems: Case Studies with DSM-IV Diagnoses / Edition 1

Play Therapy Interventions with Children's Problems: Case Studies with DSM-IV Diagnoses / Edition 1

by Garry L. Landreth, Linda Homeyer
     
 

ISBN-10: 1568214820

ISBN-13: 9781568214825

Pub. Date: 04/01/2000

Publisher: Aronson, Jason Inc.

This is an easy-to-use reference to the most effective play therapy techniques and their substantiated results. Play therapy is not an approach based on guess, trial and error, or whims of the therapist at the moment. It is a well-thought-out, philosophically conceived, developmentally based, and research-supported method of helping children cope with and overcome

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This is an easy-to-use reference to the most effective play therapy techniques and their substantiated results. Play therapy is not an approach based on guess, trial and error, or whims of the therapist at the moment. It is a well-thought-out, philosophically conceived, developmentally based, and research-supported method of helping children cope with and overcome the problems they experience in the process of living their lives. Concise digests of play therapy procedures explore the most difficult, as well as the most common problems encountered by play therapists. These digests cover play therapy approaches based on a variesty of theoretical positions for dealing with a broad range of specific problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568214825
Publisher:
Aronson, Jason Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
7.18(w) x 9.22(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

1Abuse and neglect1
2Aggression and acting out15
3Attachment difficulties45
4Autism51
5Burn victims57
6Chronic illness63
7Deaf and physically challenged children69
8Dissociation and schizophrenia75
9Emotionally disturbed children87
10Enuresis and encopresis problems97
11Fear and anxiety105
12Grief119
13Hospitalization129
14Learning-disabled children147
15Mentally challenged (handicapped)155
16Reading difficulties165
17Selective mutism175
18Self-concept and self-esteem183
19Social adjustment problems197
20Speech difficulties213
21Traumatization227
22Withdrawn children243

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