Speaking about the Unspeakable: Non-Verbal Methods and Experiences in Therapy with Children

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The basic premise of Speaking about the Unspeakable is that life's most pivotal experiences, both good and bad, can be truly expressed via the language of the imagination. Through creativity and play, children are free to articulate their emotions in a more effective way. The contributors, all experienced child therapists, describe a wide variety of non-verbal therapeutic techniques, including clay, sand, movement and nature therapy, illustrating their descriptions with case studies from their professional ...
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Overview

The basic premise of Speaking about the Unspeakable is that life's most pivotal experiences, both good and bad, can be truly expressed via the language of the imagination. Through creativity and play, children are free to articulate their emotions in a more effective way. The contributors, all experienced child therapists, describe a wide variety of non-verbal therapeutic techniques, including clay, sand, movement and nature therapy, illustrating their descriptions with case studies from their professional experience. This book will inspire child psychologists and therapists, art therapists and anyone with an interest in therapeutic work with children.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781843108795
  • Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
  • Publication date: 6/15/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 162
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.35 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Priscilla Rodgers Rodgers, Priscilla 9

Introduction Dennis McCarthy McCarthy, Dennis 11

Ch. 1 The Hidden Treasure of the Self Jenny Bates Bates, Jenny 17

Ch. 2 Getting the Inside Out: Speaking with Clay Michelle Rhodes Rhodes, Michelle 27

Ch. 3 Speaking with the Body: Using Dance/Movement Therapy to Enhance Communication and Healing with Young Children Claire LeMessurier LeMessurier, Claire 45

Ch. 4 Speaking with Silence: Play Therapy with Selective Mute Children Brenda Lawrence Lawrence, Brenda 60

Ch. 5 The Secret Garden: Healing through Nature Ilka List List, Ilka 76

Ch. 6 Speaking with the Imagination Patti Knoblauch Knoblauch, Patti 89

Ch. 7 Dance/Movement Therapy with Children Rena Kornblum Kornblum, Rena 100

Ch. 8 The Healing Power of Creative Expression Nancy Mangano Rowe Rowe, Nancy Mangano 115

Ch. 9 Getting to the Core: Moving through the Language Barrier Noelle Ghnassia Damon Damon, Noelle Ghnassia 130

Ch. 10 Quicksand! Provocation to Change Dennis McCarthy McCarthy, Dennis 143

Epilogue Dennis McCarthy McCarthy, Dennis 151

Contributors 155

Index 158

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