Counseling Families: Play-Based Treatment*

Counseling Families: Play-Based Treatment*

Product Number : 53597

EDITED BY ERIC J. GREEN; JENNIFER BAGGERLY AND AMIE C. MYRICK

 Counseling Families: Play-Based Treatment offers an engaging and practical integration of expressive arts and play therapy within family counseling. Building upon the most current research in family counseling, this volume presents new and humanistic approaches of family play therapy, including family-based cognitive behavioral therapy, family theraplay, and filial therapy. Application of these methods is explored with children and families affected by autism, divorce, and trauma. Essential coverage of the ethics of family play therapy as well as the therapist’s own self-care is also included in this comprehensive and valuable resource. Counseling Families: Play-Based Treatment provides clinicians and family counselors with an integrative and effective model of family counseling that will help children and families understand and develop their mental health needs.

 Editors

Eric J. Green, Ph.D., LPC-S, RPT-S, is associate professor of school counseling in the College of Education at Purdue University.
Jennifer N. Baggerly is professor of counseling at the University of North Texas-Dallas. 
Amie C. Myrick, LCPC, is a licensed clinical professional counselor.

 The Editors have created a helpful publication of theory and research driven play-based interventions for family counselors. The potential benefits for each therapeutic approach is discussed. Also provided, are the detailed case examples with treatment planning and a discussion on mindfulness and the prevention of clinical burnout. This publication has much to offer play therapists, family counselors, and clinical supervisors with supervisees working with family dynamics. — Association for Play Therapy Newsletter

Green, Myrick and Baggerly have edited the most comprehensive book on the integration of family counseling and play therapy to appear to date. This is an area of major importance to all play therapists who need to understand their own family of origin and to incorporate the family system when working with children. Highly recommended. — John Allan, Professor Emeritus, University of British Columbia, Canada

Soft Cover, 228 pages

CONTRIBUTIONS BY ROBERT JASON GRANT; ERIC GREEN; LOUISE GUERNEY; ROSALIND HEIKO; LINDA E. HOMEYER; SUEANN KENNY-NOZISCA; CHRISTINE KOEHLER; TERRY KOTTMAN; MARSHALL LYLES; KRISTIN K. MEANY-WALEN; CATHERINE MUNNS; EVANGELINE MUNNS; AMIE C. MYRICK; MARY ANNE PARÉ; GLADE TOPHAM; JANINE SHELBY; RISË VANFLEET, PH.D., RPT-S AND BRITTANY WILSON

 




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