Over 100 activities that can be used in working with children, adolescents, and families. Encourages creativity in therapy and assists therapists in talking with children to facilitate change. From simple ideas to fresh innovations, the activities are designed to be used as tools to supplement a variety of therapeutic approaches, and can be tailored to each child's needs. Therapists will find practical help in gaining rapport with clients who find it difficult to talk about feelings and experiences.
Each activity is categorized according to the child's needs or the purpose of the activity, and cross-referenced by problem, activity, and by the features of each game/exercise.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Angela Hobday, B.Sc., M.Sc. (Clinical Psychology), C. Psychol., is currently head of the Clinical Psychology Service to Children and Adolescents, King s Lynn and Wisbech Hospitals NHS Trust, UK.
Kate Ollier, B.Sc., Grad.Dip.Appl.Ch.Psych., M.Psych., worked within the same service in the UK, and is now based in Australia, working with the Disability Services Commission and the Mildred Creak Centre for Autistic Children.Review:
"This collection of creative activities has something for therapists of all theoretical persuasions and for children of all ages...It is a welcome addition to our therapeutic armamentarium" -- Thomas H Ollendick, Ph.D., Child Study Center, Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
"There is an urgent need for down-to-earth resource material like this. Creative Therapy contains much useful information and practical suggestions for activities that will provide a solid basis for helping children. A great resource and much fun for the child." -- Dr. Neville King, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education and Program Coordinator, Master of Psychology (Child and Education), Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Impact Publishers, Inc. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1886230196 Ships promptly. Bookseller Inventory # GMF5536FSGG073117H0855A
Book Description Impact Publishers, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1886230196
Book Description Impact Publishers, Inc., 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111886230196
Book Description Impact Publishers, Inc. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1886230196 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0798653