A Practical Handbook For Building The Play Therapy Relationship
- Publish Date: 2005-02-09
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Maria A. Giordano;Garry L. Landreth;Leslie D. Jones
Building a safe, accepting, and freeing relationship with a child in the play therapy experience is considered to be essential by practicing play therapists and all theoretical approaches to play therapy. A Practical Handbook for Building the Play Therapy Relationship is designed for practitioners, students, and play therapy supervisors who want a practical approach for learning or teaching the fundamental skills of building a therapeutic relationship in play therapy. It provides a step-by-step approach from structuring the play therapy session to therapeutic limit setting to termination-closure. This book involves the reader in learning and applying these key skills and is a must for practitioners and students of the play therapy process.