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Play therapy; basics and beyond, 2d ed.


Play therapy; basics and beyond, 2d ed.

Kottman, Terry.

American Counseling Assn.


344 pages




Updated to reflect the developments in the field, the 2d edition of this seminal text also includes a new chapter on how to work with parents and teachers, incorporating approaches that include filial therapy, Kinder training, parent-child interaction therapy, and Adlerian parent and teacher consultation. Kottman, the founder of The Encouragement Zone, a training center for play therapy, and a leading expert in the field, instructs the reader on all aspects of play therapy, presenting frequent case studies as examples, and offering detailed guidelines for all aspects of play therapy practice. The volume concludes with an extensive list of references as well as appendices containing selected resources for culturally diverse children, handouts for parents, selected references for different theoretical approaches, and registration/certification materials.

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