The Handbook of Group Play Therapy: How to Do It, How It Works, Whom It's Best For / Edition 1by Daniel S. Sweeney, Linda E. Homeyer
Pub. Date: 06/29/1999
Here is a comprehensive guide to of the the most effective and dynamic childhood intervention available to counselors, therapists, teachers, psychologists, and anyone who works with kids. This hands-on resource applies play therapy theory to a wide variety of group settings and gives therapists insight into treating special populations including sibling groups,… See more details below
Here is a comprehensive guide to of the the most effective and dynamic childhood intervention available to counselors, therapists, teachers, psychologists, and anyone who works with kids. This hands-on resource applies play therapy theory to a wide variety of group settings and gives therapists insight into treating special populations including sibling groups, children who have been abused, and children who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Enter a child's world of communication with twenty-five of the country's leading play therapy experts as they guide you through a myriad of group play therapy approaches, issues, and techniques. The Handbook of Group Play Therapy gives therapists the tools they need to help children as they experience the exhilaration, fear, joy, and frustration in discovering the world around them as they learn about themselves and others.
"The authors have pinpointed a dynamic and developing area of therapeutic play. . . . a very valuable resource in working with children."-Robert C. Berg, professor and assistant chair, Department of Counseling, Development, and Higher Education, University of North Texas
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Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION TO GROUP PLAY THERAPY.
Group Play Therapy (D. Sweeney & L. Homeyer.
Play Group Therapy: A Theoretical Framework (H. Ginott).
Play Group Therapy for Young Children (S. Slavson).
MAJOR APPROACHES TO GROUP PLAY THERAPY.
The Freedom to Be: Child-Centered Group Play Therapy (G. Landreth & D. Sweeney).
Group Applications of Adlerian Play Therapy (T. Kottman).
The Invisible Village: Jungian Group Play Therapy (J. Bertoia).
Child, Protector, Confidant: Structured Group Ecosystemic Play Therapy (K. O'Connor).
Circle Time in Developmental Play Therapy (V. Brody).
Group Play Therapy From a Gestalt Therapy Perspective (V. Oaklander).
GROUP PLAY THERAPY ISSUES AND TECHNIQUES.
Art in Group Play Therapy (L. Chapman & V. Appleton).
The Use of Structured Expressive Art Activities in Group Activity Therapy for Preadolescents (S. Bratton & K. Ferebee).
Group Sandtray-Worldplay: New Dimensions in Sandplay Therapy (G. De Domenico).
Relational Activity Play Therapy Groups (D. Smith & N. Smith).
Group Puppetry (S. Bratton & D. Ray).
Multicultural Considerations in Group Play Therapy (G. Glover).
SPECIAL POPULATIONS IN GROUP PLAY THERAPY.
Group Play With Sexually Abused Children (L. Homeyer).
Sibling Group Play Therapy (E. Oe).
Play Groups in Elementary School (J. White & M. Flynt).
Group Play: Wholeness and Healing for the Hospitalized Child (L. Lingnell & L. Dunn).
Group Play Therapy with Grieving Children (J. Le Vieux).
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