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 complete and unrehearsed play therapy session, featuring Garry Landreth as he works with a young girl in a fully eqipped play therapy room. The video illustrates the Child Centered Play Therapy approach by demonstrating
The process of building a relationship with the child
Following the child’s lead
Facilitating the development of the child’s strengths
Responding to accidents in the playroom
Building a child’s self-esteem
Returning responsibility to the child
Participating in a child’s play without structuring
Empowering the child
Dealing with a child reluctant to leave the playroom
Landreth provides audio commentary throughout to highlight key moments in the session and emphasize the basic principles of the child centered approach. Viewers will find watching this master therapist and pioneer of play therapy to be a unique and valuable teaching and learning opportunity.
Garry L. Landreth, EdD, LPC, RPT-S, is a Regents Professor in the Department of Counseling, Development, and Higher Education at the University of North Texas. He is the founder of the Center for Play Therapy, the largest play therapy training program in the world.