Using Superheroes in Counseling and Play Therapy / Edition 1

Using Superheroes in Counseling and Play Therapy / Edition 1

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by Lawrence C. Rubin

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Table of Contents


Foreword, John Shelton Lawrence, Morningside College, Emeritus



    Section I: Traditional Superheroes in Counseling and Play Therapy
  1. Introduction: Look, Up in the Sky! An Introduction to the Use of Superheroes in Psychotherapy, Lawrence C. Rubin
  2. Superheroes in Therapy: Uncovering Children's Secret Identities, Robert J. Porter
  3. What Would Superman Do? Cory A. Nelson
  4. Superheroes and Sandplay: Using the Archetype through the Healing Journey, William McNulty
  5. The Incredible Hulk and Emotional Literacy, Jennifer Mendoza Sayers
  6. Section II: Superheroes and Unique Clinical Applications

  7. Holy Franchise! Batman and Trauma, Michael Brody,
  8. Making a Place for the Angry Hero on the Team, Harry Livesay
  9. A Super Millieu: Using Superheroes in the Residential Treatment of Adolescents with Sexual Behavior Problems, Karen Robertie, Ryan Weidenbenner, Leya Barrett, and Robert Poole
  10. Superheroes are Super Friends: Developing Social Skills and Emotional Reciprocity with Autism Spectrum Clients, Patty Scanlon
  11. Superheroes in Play Therapy with an Attachment Disordered Child, Carmela Wenger
  12. Luke, I Am Your Father! A Clinical Application of the Star Wars Adoption Narrative, Lawrence C. Rubin

  13. Section III: Non-Traditional Therapeutic Applications of Superheroes
  14. Becoming the Hero: The Use of Role-Playing Games in Psychotherapy, George Enfield
  15. To Boldly Go! Star Trek Superheroes in Therapy, Jeff Pickens
  16. Hypnosis and Superheroes, Jan Burte
  17. Heroes Who Learn to Love Their Monsters: How Fantasy Film Characters Can Inspire the Journey of Individuation for Gay and Lesbian Clients in Psychotherapy, Roger Kaufman
  18. Afterword
  19. Appendix

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