The most brilliant and intuitive, as well as the clearest written, work in this field It is unpretentious yet clearly the most authoritative work that has been published NORMAN CAMERON, Ph.D.Professor of PsychiatryYale University School of MedicineHere is an intensely practical book that gives specific illustrations of how therapy can be implemented in play contacts, an The most brilliant and intuitive, as well as the clearest written, work in this field It is unpretentious yet clearly the most authoritative work that has been published NORMAN CAMERON, Ph.D.Professor of PsychiatryYale University School of MedicineHere is an intensely practical book that gives specific illustrations of how therapy can be implemented in play contacts, and tells how the toys of the playroom can be vivid performers and aids in growth As she did with DIBS IN SEARCH OF SELF, Dr Axline has taken true case histories from the rich mine of verbatim case material of children referred for play therapy, choosing children ranging in age, problem, and personality It s all here in an important and rewarding book for parents, teachers, and anyone who comes in contact with children.
Play Therapy The most brilliant and intuitive as well as the clearest written work in this field It is unpretentious yet clearly the most authoritative work that has been published NORMAN CAMERON Ph D Professor
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an informative and inspiring book that helps to have a glimpse into the inner landscapes of different children and see how they can be transformed for the better.
This book is a very informative, intriguing, and inspiring argument for Axline s method of non directive play therapy Axline provides the accounts of several different examples of real play therapy sessions, combined with discussion and critique of the therapists methods I would definitely recommend this book to anybody interested in childcare Although this book is directed towards therapists and other childcare workers, people who interact with children on a much personal and emotional basis s [...]
Realted to Dibs in Search of Self, this book provides instances of therapeutic interactions The sum of those examples is a better udnerstanding and familiarity of what can happen in a session with a child, ways to respond, what might happen with different responses, and how some of those relationships could develop.Years later, this book reminds of better techniques and possible techniques, and I use the ideas in my evaluations to obtain information about the child s functioning, as well.
I ve only dipped in here to find principles and practices that are applicable for speech coaching, improv comedy play facilitation, creative mediation, and for interacting with my own child and his many friends Some of what I ve gotten so far The Eight Basic Principles 1 Develop a warm, friendly relationship in which good rapport is established as soon as possible.2 The therapist accepts the child exactly as he is when I m at the computer rather than the iPhone.
This book, although an old reference to Play Therapy, still manages to provide a strong foundation to the principles and theories that it is based on With excerpts from sessions and several case studies to address the subtle issues that a therapist is likey to confront, this book is a must read for a psychotherapist
Oversimplifies a really complex process It pulls from older case files I hope a modern book will help incorporate the recent research Still the classic skills are all still spelled out and relevant in the book.
La autora aborda de una manera muy accesible la terapia de juego, de manera que el lector puede comprender con mucha facilidad los distintos roles y las necesidades del ni o La ejemplificaci n con casos, genera a n m s comprensi n, al ver aplicada la parte te rica.
I think this is vital to a Child Life Specialist s library.
This is the classic PLay Therapy book EVERY play therapist should have this on his her reading list and as a resource Some things are outdated now, but it is a great baseline
A little dated, understandable since it was written in 1974 but shares some amazing information.
Enjoyed the overall message of the book but found ti quite longwinded More suitable for a therapist specialising in that area.
recommended by Ken This is where his teaching style is inspired.
Old, but still useful.
An oldie but a goodie, Axline does a great job of outlining and extolling the virtues of the simplicity of play and it s therapeutic benefit.
Just read the first half for work very practical and easy to read
excellent resource for child therapists
even if you are not going to use the whole process of non directive playtherapy, it is important to learn how to be permissive and accepting in psychotherapy with children