Playing for Real: Exploring The World of Child Therapy and the Inner Worlds of Children / Edition 1

Playing for Real: Exploring The World of Child Therapy and the Inner Worlds of Children / Edition 1

by Richard Bromfield
     
 

Dr. Bromfield opens a window on the imaginative world of the child for parents, teachers, and clinicians, and with it renewed conviction about the reparative power of child psychotherapy. See more details below

Overview

Dr. Bromfield opens a window on the imaginative world of the child for parents, teachers, and clinicians, and with it renewed conviction about the reparative power of child psychotherapy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765701299
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/1997
Series:
Master Work Ser.
Pages:
241
Product dimensions:
5.95(w) x 8.93(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Prologue1
Notes to the Reader7
IGetting to Know You: Before and at Our First Meeting13
IIGimme Shelter: Creating a Sense of Trust in the First Hour23
IIICome Again Soon: Engaging the Child in a Relationship32
IVWhat Can I Do for You?: Why Parents Bring Their Children for Therapy42
VAll by Myself: An Autistic Boy's Journey Outward55
VILost and Found: An Adopted Child Grieves Her Orphaning73
VIIOut of Control: An Impulse-Ridden Boy Faces Inner and Outer Chaos93
VIIIPicture This: A Young Artist Speaks Through Her Drawings113
IXThe Ants in My Pants Are Really Bees in My Bonnet: Unraveling One Child's Attention Deficit125
XGrowing Pains: A Girl Fears Going to School and Leaving Home144
XIFor Shame: Pangs of an Early Adolescent Conscience162
XIINo Secret Recipe: Qualities of the Child Therapist; Child Versus Adult Therapy185
XIIIOops!: The Perils and Errors of a Child Therapist206
XIVGoing Forth: A Sexually Abused Kindergartner Begins to Heal218
Suggested Readings241

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