Play Therapy

January 14, 2020 - Comment

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 perspective. This approach facilitates the play therapy process while allowing therapist and client to fully

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 perspective. This approach facilitates the play therapy process while allowing therapist and client to fully connect. Professors who have taught a course based on the previous edition will be pleased to find the core message intact, but updated with a significant body of recent research. Expanded to cover additional topics of interest, the new edition includes:

a full chapter on current research in play therapy new sections on supervising play therapists, legal and ethical issues and multicultural concerns 30 new photographs that show the author demonstrating techniques in-session practical tips for working with parents instructions on play room set-up and materials online instructor resources.

The Third Edition will feel both familiar and fresh to educators and trainers who have relied on Landreth’s text for years. The guidelines, transcripts, and case examples offered help therapists govern sensitive issues at every stage of the therapeutic process, from the first meeting to the end of the relationship.

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Anonymous says:

Play Therapy Student? Start here! The most often recommended textbook to beginning play therapists – and its clear why from the first chapter. This book provides a complete overview of most everything a play therapist needs to begin their work. Its been a trusted Bible of play therapy wisdom in my early career.

Anonymous says:

Classical text for Play Therapy Great book, essential for anyone working with children.Bought this book after a friend told me that his supervisor recommended it and it transformed the way I work with children.This book is amazingly easy to read while providing a wealth of information.

Anonymous says:

It’s easy to skip around in and engages the reader Do you want to understand how to talk and listen to people, including your own kids? This book is helpful. It puts things simply without getting dry and long. It’s easy to skip around in and engages the reader. It helped me to re-realize that frequently, people do not understand how to listen and communicate with others, including myself. “Play Therapy” is something to which most can relate.

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