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  1. Child Play

    Child Play

    Its Importance for Human Development

    Peter Slade

    This comprehensive book explores theories and practice of play. It suggests that media influences have a profound effect on behaviour, and by stressing the importance of understanding play as a chart of development, and drawing links between home, school, clinics and therapy, he offers the prospect of an understanding of delinquency and difficulty. Learn More
    1995, 400pp
  2. Children's Stories in Play Therapy

    Children's Stories in Play Therapy

    Ann Cattanach

    Ann Cattanach extends her acclaimed earlier published work to explore further the therapeutic value of story-making with children. Incorporating stories from children and authors, the book examines the common themes and metaphors that emerge, the purpose of stories, and the communication that they can engender between the therapist and the child. Learn More
    1997, 240pp
  3. Introduction to Developmental Playtherapy

    Introduction to Developmental Playtherapy

    Playing and Health

    Sue Jennings

    Developing the basic principles of her model of playtherapy, Sue Jennings has written a stimulating book that will provide inspiration for those new to the discipline, whilst providing a fresh and exciting approach for established practitioners. In her book, Jennings argues that creative play is essential for children's health. Learn More
    1999, 196pp
  4. Foundation and Form in Jungian Sandplay

    Foundation and Form in Jungian Sandplay

    Lenore Steinhardt

    Steinhardt presents sandplay therapy in an art therapy setting. She begins by outlining the principles and practicalities of sandplay therapy and explaining the importance of the specifically blue tray and other materials used. She provides a history of art therapy and sandplay therapy, and the previous literature and thinking in these fields. Learn More
    2000, 224pp
  5. Profiles of Play

    Profiles of Play

    Assessing and Observing Structure and Process in Play Therapy

    Saralea E. Chazan

    Written by a leading child psychologist, this clearly written and practical book provides a template for interpreting change and meaning in children's lives through play activity. It shows how each child's pattern of play has a distinct profile of measurable features. These can be identified - and can be used to assess the child's development. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.26in / 233mm x 159mm, 224pp, CA$35.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-703-3
    2002, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, CA$35.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-316-1
  6. Sand, Water, Silence - The Embodiment of Spirit

    Sand, Water, Silence - The Embodiment of Spirit

    Explorations in Matter and Psyche

    Mary Jane Markell

    Sandplay therapy, which combines the physical actions of play with observation and understanding through the use of symbolism, can be a useful method of treating emotional damage. This book focuses on the theoretical aspects of sandplay therapy, presenting Dora M. Kalff's ideas and drawing out the significance of Kalffian sandplay for therapists. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 272pp, CA$45.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-078-2
    2002, Ebook, PDF, 272pp, CA$45.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-337-6
  7. The Story So Far

    The Story So Far

    Play Therapy Narratives

    Edited by Ann Cattanach

    Play therapy can be a very appropriate way of facilitating this kind of expression. This book describes the work of nine play therapists through the narratives of children - and some adults - whose stories emerge during their play therapy sessions. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.14in / 232mm x 156mm, 240pp, CA$40.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-063-8
    2002, Ebook, PDF, 240pp, CA$40.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-342-0
  8. The Handbook of Gestalt Play Therapy

    The Handbook of Gestalt Play Therapy

    Practical Guidelines for Child Therapists

    Rinda Blom

    The Handbook of Gestalt Play Therapy provides the reader with an explanation of gestalt theory, a practical explanation of the gestalt play therapy model and also a wide range of play techniques that can be applied during each phase of the therapy process. It features case studies throughout which illustrate how the techniques work in practice. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.14in / 230mm x 156mm, 248pp, CA$45.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-459-9
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 248pp, CA$45.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-537-0
  9. "If You Turned into a Monster"

    "If You Turned into a Monster"

    Transformation through Play: A Body-Centred Approach to Play Therapy

    Dennis McCarthy

    Using case studies from his clinical experience and with numerous children's monster drawings, McCarthy lets the meaningful self-expression of the child take centre stage. He demonstrates that being allowed to play, move and draw impulsively and creatively in the supportive presence of the therapist is just the beginning of the therapeutic process. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 8.94in x 6.18in / 227mm x 157mm, 160pp, CA$39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-529-9
    2007, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, CA$39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-628-5
  10. Narrative Approaches in Play with Children

    Narrative Approaches in Play with Children

    Ann Cattanach

    Ann Cattanach explains how children's stories and narratives, whether they are about real or imagined events, can be interpreted as indicators of their experiences, their ideas, and a dimension of who they are. She uses examples of children's stories from her clinical experience. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 9.25in x 6.22in / 235mm x 158mm, 208pp, CA$39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-588-6
    2007, Ebook, ePUB, 208pp, CA$39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-734-3

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