Play Therapy Products

  • Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis

    One Hundred Years After 'Little Hans', 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Engaging Children in Family Therapy

    Creative Approaches to Integrating Theory and Research in Clinical Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Ford Sori

    A common question at the initial meeting of a family therapist and a new client(s) is often whether or not to include a child or children in the counseling sessions. The inclusion of a child in the family therapy process often changes the dynamic between client and therapist -- and between the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge

  • Play, Performance, and Identity

    How Institutions Structure Ludic Spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matt Omasta, Drew Chappell

    Play helps define who we are as human beings. However, many of the leisurely/ludic activities people participate in are created and governed by corporate entities with social, political, and business agendas. As such, it is critical that scholars understand and explicate the ideological…

    Hardback – 2015-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Play in Child Development and Psychotherapy

    Toward Empirically Supported Practice, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Walker Russ

    Child psychotherapy is in a state of transition. On the one hand, pretend play is a major tool of therapists who work with children. On the other, a mounting chorus of critics claims that play therapy lacks demonstrated treatment efficacy. These complaints are not invalid. Clinical research has…

    Paperback – 2014-06-09
    Routledge

  • Play Therapy Today

    Contemporary Practice with Individuals, Groups and Carers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eileen Prendiville, Justine Howard

    Play Therapy Today brings together the work of renowned practitioners and academics currently working and researching in therapeutic play and play therapy, and presents a range of ground-breaking methods for practising with groups, individuals, and parents and carers. Providing an overview of new…

    Paperback – 2014-06-05
    Routledge

  • Group Play Therapy

    A Dynamic Approach, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-01-06
    Routledge

  • Smiles Are Everywhere

    Integrating Clown-Play into healthcare practice, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2013-07-17
    Routledge

  • The Essence of Play

    A Practice Companion for Professionals Working with Children and Young People, 1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2013-01-11
    Routledge

  • Using Storytelling to Support Children and Adults with Special Needs

    Transforming lives through telling tales, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2012-11-12
    Routledge

  • Play Therapy Book & DVD Bundle

    1st Edition

    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…

    Pack – 2012-03-29
    Routledge

  • Child Centered Play Therapy

    A Clinical Session, 1st Edition

    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…

    DVD – 2012-03-26
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2012-01-24
    Routledge

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