Play Therapy Dimensions Model: A Decision-Making Guide for Integrative Play Therapists
Author: Lorri Yasenik, Ken Gardner
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Release Date: March 15, 2012
With a wealth of practical and effective tools, this book provides a unique model that is fully illustrated by instructional DVD. The model allows therapists to tailor their approach to the specific needs of the child. Practitioners are encouraged to be engaged and flexible during sessions, adapting their levels of directiveness and consciousness according to the child's responses. Through detailed written and visual case studies, the authors clearly explain the model, how to use it and the positive therapeutic effects it can have on the child. The book also provides additional support to play therapy practitioners and play therapy supervisors with the inclusion of useful forms that aid therapy planning, conceptualization and evaluation.
This extensive and accessible handbook is an incomparable resource for beginning and seasoned play therapists, play therapy supervisors and instructors. It will also be of interest to child and educational psychologists and health professionals.