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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 23 new and published books in the subject of Play Therapy — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books – Page 1

  1. Group Play Therapy

    A Dynamic Approach

    By Daniel S. Sweeney, Jennifer Baggerly, Dee C. Ray

    Group Play Therapy presents an updated look at an effective yet underutilized therapeutic intervention. More than just an approach to treating children, group play therapy is a life-span approach, undergirded by solid theory and, in this volume, taking wings through exciting techniques. Drawing on...

    Published January 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Smiles Are Everywhere

    Integrating Clown-Play into healthcare practice

    By Bernie Warren, Peter Spitzer

    The role of humour, laughter and play in healthcare and wellbeing is a hot topic. Smiles are Everywhere: Integrating clown-play into healthcare practice is a practical handbook aimed primarily at healthcare professionals and those working in healthcare settings who wish to bring play and humour...

    Published July 16th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Essence of Play

    A Practice Companion for Professionals Working with Children and Young People

    By Justine Howard, Karen McInnes

    A unique companion to professional play practice! All play professionals are united in their belief that play is important for children’s development – and there are inherent characteristics of play that underpin professional play practice across contexts. Providing an overarching concept of play,...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis

    One Hundred Years After 'Little Hans'

    Edited by Karen E. Baker, Jerrold R. Brandell

    Since Freud’s publication of 'Little Hans', advances in psychoanalytic technique and theory have transformed our clinical work with children. Individuals including Anna Freud, Melanie Klein and Donald Winnicott have influenced psychoanalytic play therapy and broadened the scope of practice with...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Using Storytelling to Support Children and Adults with Special Needs

    Transforming lives through telling tales

    Edited by Nicola Grove

    This innovative and wide-ranging book shows how storytelling can open new worlds for learners with or without special educational needs. With sections that outline both therapeutic and educational approaches, the leading practitioners who contribute to this practical resource draw on their...

    Published November 11th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Play Therapy Book & DVD Bundle

    By Garry L. Landreth

    This package combines Garry Landreth's bestselling textbook, Play Therapy: The Art of the Relationship, 3rd Edition with a 50-minute video demonstration of Landreth working with a young girl in Child Centered Play Therapy: A Clinical Session. The DVD shows Landreth in a complete, unscripted play...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Child Centered Play Therapy

    A Clinical Session

    By Garry L. Landreth

    Bring Garry Landreth into your classroom and let him demonstrate CCPT in action! This DVD is a perfect complement to Play Therapy: The Art of the Relationship, giving students, instructors, supervisors, and practitioners visual reinforcement of the material presented in the text. It shows a...

    Published March 25th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Play-Based Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Edited by Loretta Gallo-Lopez, Lawrence C. Rubin

    Play-Based Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders explores the most recognized, researched, and practical methods for using play therapy with the increasing number of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), and shows clincians how to integrate...

    Published February 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Play Therapy

    The Art of the Relationship, 3rd Edition

    By Garry L. Landreth

    Play Therapy: The Art of the Relationship is the newest incarnation of Garry Landreth’s comprehensive text on creating therapeutic relationships with children through play. It details the Child-Centered Play Therapy model, which stresses the importance of understanding the child’s world and...

    Published January 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  10. We're No Fun Anymore

    Helping Couples Cultivate Joyful Marriages Through the Power of Play

    By Robert Schwarz, Elaine Braff

    In the 21st century, we tend to expect more than ever from our relationships without knowing how to sustain them. Often a married couple juggling the many demands of life, work and children take their bond for granted. They fail to cultivate and nurture the positive interactions they share,...

    Published July 24th 2011 by Routledge