Short-Term Play Therapy for Children, Third Edition

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/29/2016
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press

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Author Biography

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 Director of The Play Therapy Training Institute, Inc., in Monroe Township, New Jersey. She has lectured internationally on play therapy, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and learning disabilities. Dr. Kaduson’s coedited books with Charles E. Schaefer include 101 Favorite Play Therapy Techniques, 101 More Favorite Play Therapy Techniques, and Contemporary Play Therapy. She maintains a private practice in child psychotherapy in Monroe Township, New Jersey.

Charles E. Schaefer, PhD, RPT-S, is Professor of Psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University. He is cofounder and director emeritus of the Association for Play Therapy, which recognized him with its Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition to his coedited volumes with Heidi Gerard Kaduson, Dr. Schaefer's more than 60 books include The Therapeutic Powers of Play,Foundations of Play Therapy, Play Therapy with Adolescents, and Separation Anxiety in Children and Adolescents. He maintains a private practice in child psychotherapy in Hackensack, New Jersey.

Table of Contents

I. Individual Play Therapy
1. Release Play Therapy for Children with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Heidi Gerard Kaduson
2. Cognitive-Behavioral Play Therapy for Children with Anxiety and Phobias, Meena Dasari & Susan M. Knell
3. Theraplay: The Use of Structured Play Therapy to Enhance Attachment in Children, Evangeline Munns
4. Short-Term Play Therapy for Children with Disruptive Behavior Disorders, Scott Riviere
5. Short-Term Trauma Resolution by Combining Art and Play Therapy for Children, Terry Pifalo & Sarah Hamil
6. Short-Term Gestalt Play Therapy for Grieving Children, Violet Oaklander
7. Solution-Focused Sandtray Therapy for Children, Elizabeth R. Taylor
8. Short-Term Animal-Assisted Play Therapy for Children, Risë VanFleet & Tracie Faa-Thompson
9. Short-Term Play Therapy for Children with Sexual Behavior Problems, Paris Goodyear-Brown & Amy Frew
II. Family Play Therapy
10. Child-Parent Relationship Therapy to Reduce Problem Behaviors in Children, Kimberly M. Jayne & Garry L. Landreth
11. Parent-Child Interaction Therapy for Oppositional/Defiant Behaviors, Susan G. Timmer, Anthony J. Urquiza, & Sharon Rea Zone
12. The DIR®/Floortime™ Model of Parent Training for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Esther B. Hess
13. Short-Term Play Therapy for Adoptive Families: Overcoming Trauma, Facilitating Adjustment, and Strengthening Attachment with Filial Therapy, Risë VanFleet
III. Group Play Therapy
14. Directive Group Play Therapy for Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Norma Leben
15. Integrated Play Groups® for Children on the Autism Spectrum, Pamela Wolfberg

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