This book is an amazing resource for play therapy techniques. The contributors come from a diverse group including child-centered, cognitive-behavioral, gestalt, Jungian, psychodynamic, and prescriptive play therapy.
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"This is an essential resource for all play therapists (beginning through advanced) looking to enhance their repertoire of creative interventions. Mental health professionals from all theoretical orientations will find creative techniques to use with and/or adapt to their child, adolescent, and family clients in a wide variety of settings. Combined with 101 Favorite Play Therapy Techniques and 101 More Favorite Play Techniques clinicians now have more than three hundred user-friendly, innovative techniques to meet the challenges of young clients."—M. Kay Hannah, Ph.D., Michigan State University School of Social Work, Life Guidance Services
"With Volume III of 101 Favorite Play Therapy Techniques, Drs. Kaduson and Schaefer have compiled another impressive array of play therapy techniques created and shared by an international group of contributors. This book is packed with practical guidance for child clinicians, including clear rationales, step-by-step instructions, and tips for use of each technique with different problems. The techniques are straightforward, inexpensive, and attuned to children's needs. Playing therapeutically with children is the best and most developmentally appropriate way to help them cope with life's trials and to promote their healthy, happy adjustment, and this book can help us all do it better."—Rise VanFleet, Ph.D., RPT-S, director, Family Enhancement and Play Therapy Center
About the Editors:
Heidi Gerard Kaduson, PhD, RPT-S, specializes in evaluation and intervention services for children with a variety of behavioral, emotional, and learning problems. She is past president of the Association for Play Therapy and co-director of the Play Therapy Training Institute. Kaduson has co-edited many books and maintains a private practice in Monroe Township, New Jersey.
Charles E. Schaefer, PhD, is professor emeritus of psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Hackensack, New Jersey. Schaefer is cofounder and director emeritus of the Association for Play Therapy, a national organization that includes international membership. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association. Among Schaefer's forty-five books are the outstanding Handbook of Play Therapy and The Therapeutic Use of Child's Play, both of which have become classics in the field. He maintains a private psychotherapy practice for children and their families in Hackensack, New Jersey.