Play therapy : a psychodynamic primer for the treatment of young children /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Meersand, Pamela, 1956- (Author), Gilmore, Karen J., 1948- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Arlington, Virginia : American Psychiatric Association Publishing, [2018]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Why play therapy? Introduction to the psychodynamic treatment of young children
  • Play, playfulness, and the sequence of play forms in development
  • Pretend play
  • Play in the digital age
  • Basic psychodynamic concepts and their use in play therapy
  • Therapeutic action and the multiple functions of play therapy
  • Play and developmental psychopathology, deprivation, or disability
  • The logistics
  • Getting started, creating an alliance and facilitating play
  • Working with parents over the course of treatment
  • Deepening play therapy via verbalizing inner states, expanding narratives and working
  • With transference and defense
  • Ending play therapy and the process of termination
  • Play therapy, variations in development and serious psychopathology.