Turning points in play therapy and the emergence of self : applications of the play therapy dimensions model /

Effective clinical practice requires a thorough understanding of how turning points surface in the play therapy process. These moments can indicate a change in a child's thought or behaviour. The play therapist is the facilitator of these moments and this book will provide guidance on how they...

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Other Authors: Yasenik, Lorri (Editor), Gardner, Ken (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Intro; TURNING POINTS IN PLAY THERAPY AND THE EMERGENCE OF SELF; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1
  • Turning Points and Understanding the Development of Self Through Play Therapy; Chapter 2
  • Emergence of Self through Learn to Play Therapy; Chapter 3
  • Just Like a Kid!: Adlerian Play Therapy; Chapter 4
  • "You can be the door": Establishing Safety and Facilitating Growth of Personal Identity with a Traumatized Child; Chapter 5
  • Turning Points in Treating Complex Trauma in Carlos, a Foster Care Child
  • Chapter 6
  • Shame Can Get Stuck in Your Throat: The Rise of Consciousness for Five-Year-Old Freddy; Chapter 7
  • Corrie and the T-Rex: Courage Reclaimed; Chapter 8
  • Acknowledging the Unexpressed beneath Trauma: An Encounter of Subjectivities through Play Therapy; Chapter 9
  • The Therapeutic Dance: The Role of Affective Synchrony in Guiding Therapists When to Lead and When to Follow in Psychotherapy with Traumatized Children; Chapter 10
  • The Container: Piecing Together a Life Story
  • Chapter 11
  • To Kill or Not to Kill While Figuring Out How to Love Me Forever: A Child Loves Her Play, Not Because It's Easy, But Because It's Hard; Chapter 12
  • Symbolic Solutions: Establishing a Sense of Safety for Relationship Repair; Chapter 13
  • From Isolation to Invigoration: Five Canadian Play Therapists Share an Emergence of Selves through the Power of Finding Belonging in a Professional Community; Chapter 14
  • Discussion and Summary; The Editors; The Contributors; Appendix A; Appendix B; Subject Index; Author Index; Blank Page