Product Number : 53771
by Clair Mellenthin, LCSW, RPT-S
This book is a resource and guidebook for both new and seasoned clinicians who are working with children and families. Readers will not only learn “tricks of the trade” (and there are lots in this book) but will also receive valuable and current information about mental health issues, risk factors, and the impact of the child’s difficulties on the parent-child relationship.
Play Therapy covers childhood mental health challenges such as:
ADHD — Anxiety — Autism — Disruptive Behavior Disorders — Depression — OCD — PTSD — Trauma — Self-Esteem — Social Skills
Play Therapy is filled with dozens of powerful play techniques adapted for use in individual, family, and group therapy, for schools, and at home.
Inside you’ll find:
Fun and engaging activity for wide range of clients Includes 8 Brain Mates: Power Brain, Worry Brain, Stuck Brain, Trauma Brain, Smart Brain, Mean Brain, Flex Brain, and Angry Brain...
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