|Cochran, Nancy H. / Nordling, William J. / Cochran, Jeff L.|
Child-Centered Play Therapy
A Practical Guide to Developing Therapeutic Relationships with Children
1. Auflage August 2010
2010. 464 Seiten, Hardcover
ISBN 978-0-470-44223-4 - John Wiley & Sons
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"The authors . . . make child-centered play therapy readilyunderstandable to those who wish to take advantage of its longhistory of helping children overcome problems and grow emotionallyto a level of maturity difficult to achieve by any otherapproach."
--From the Foreword, by Louise F. Guerney, PhD, RPT-S
A comprehensive resource that thoroughly teaches the theory,methods, and practice of child-centered play therapy
Child-Centered Play Therapy: A Practical Guide to DevelopingTherapeutic Relationships with Children offers how-to directionand practical advice for conducting child-centered play therapy.Filled with case studies, learning activities, and classroomexercises, this book presents extensive coverage of play therapyapplications such as setting goals and treatment planning, as wellas recommendations for family and systemic services that can beprovided along with play therapy.
This rich resource provides:
* A thorough introduction to the theory and guiding principlesunderlying child-centered play therapy
* Skill guidance including structuring sessions, tracking,empathy, responding to children's questions, and role-play
* Effective ways of determining what limits to set in the playroomand how to set them in a therapeutically effective manner
* Clear methods for monitoring children's progress through stagesas well as external measures of progress
* Practical guidance in adjunct therapist tasks such as playroomset-up, documentation, ending therapy, and working with parents,teachers, and principals
Endorsed by Louise Guerney--a founding child-centered playtherapy figure who developed the skills-based methods covered inthis book--Child-Centered Play Therapy comprehensivelyand realistically introduces practitioners to the child-centeredapproach to play therapy and addresses how to incorporate theapproach into schools, agencies, or private practice.
Aus dem Inhalt
Foreword (Louise F. Guerney).
Chapter 1 Introduction: The Child-Centered Approach, Student andPractitioner Approaches to Learning, and Our Approach toTeaching.
Chapter 2 CCPT in Context: Key Concepts From Child Developmentand Principles of Human Change.
Chapter 3 The Ideal Therapist Qualities: Deep Empathy,Unconditional Positive Regard, and Genuineness.
Chapter 4 The Eight Principles in Child-Centered PlayTherapy.
Chapter 5 Preparing Your Setting for Providing Child-CenteredPlay Therapy.
Chapter 6 The Two Core Therapist Skills: Tracking and EmpathicResponding.
Chapter 7 Creating an Optimum Environment for Therapy ThroughStructuring and Limit Setting.
Chapter 8 Responding to Questions, Requests for Help, andCommands.
Chapter 9 Role-Play: The Therapeutic Value of Taking Part inDramatic or Pretend Play During Child-Centered Play TherapySessions.
Chapter 10 Recognizing Stages: Understanding the Therapy Processand Evaluating Children's Internal Progress.
Chapter 11 Helping Parents, Teachers, and Principals Understandand Support the Child's Work in Play Therapy.
Chapter 12 Goals, Treatment Planning, Reporting, and EvaluatingProgress.
Chapter 13 Filial Therapy: Involving Parents and Caregivers inChild-Centered Play Sessions With Their Children.
Chapter 14 Helping Children Capitalize on Gains Made inCCPT.
Chapter 15 Reaching Diverse Clients with the Child-CenteredApproach.
Chapter 16 Legal and Ethical Issues From a Child-CenteredPerspective.
Chapter 17 Your Ongoing Development.
Skills Support Resources.
Special Reference List for Chapter Opening Quotes.