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The Play Therapy Primer

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Author: Kevin J. O'Connor

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN 10: 9780471248736
ISBN 13: 978-0471248736

The clinically indispensable guide to using play in therapy,revised and updated.
Featuring new approaches developed since the publication of thesuccessful first edition, The Play Therapy Primer, Second Editionoffers health care professionals and students a balance offundamentals, theory, and practical techniques for using play intherapy. Providing an ecosystemic perspective, the book definesdistinctive approaches to the practice of play therapy that readerscan integrate into a personalized and internally consistent theoryand practice of their own. This timely resource also includesincreased coverage of developmental issues and a new chapterdiscussing diversity issues with case examples.

Presenting stimulating and useful information for therapists at alllevels of training, The Play Therapy Primer covers:
* A history of play therapy
* The major theories of play therapy in use today
* Ecosystemic Play Therapy theory and practice
* A conceptual framework for the practice of individual playtherapy
* The course of individual play therapy
* Structured group play therapy
* Session-by-session treatment plans