Introduction to developmental playtherapy : playing and health (Book, 1999) []
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Introduction to developmental playtherapy : playing and health

Introduction to developmental playtherapy : playing and health

Author: Sue Jennings
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In Introduction to Developmental Playtherapy, Jennings argues that creative play is essential for children's health. Drawing on examples from her own professional experience, she discusses how play can help resolve issues by allowing possible solutions to be explored safely, thus encouraging flexibility of response. She explores the cultural background and theory of using play as a therapeutic tool with children  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Études de cas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Jennings
ISBN: 1853026352 9781853026355
OCLC Number: 40331136
Description: 191 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Towards a new philosophy of play --
2. Some developmental theories --
3. The playtherapy method --
4. Dramatic play as a basis for living --
5. Practical playtherapy : embodiment --
6. Practical playtherapy : projection --
7. The playtherapy method : role and dramatic play --
8. Playtherapy applications --
9. Playtherapy in practice --
Appendix I : Playtherapy resources --
Appendix II : Developmental checklist.
Responsibility: Sue Jennings ; foreword by Mooli Lahad.


Developing the basic principles of her model of playtherapy, Sue Jennings has written a stimulating book that will provide inspiration for those new to the discipline, whilst providing a fresh and  Read more...


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This delightful book gives an informative and comprehensive introduction to developmental play therapy and the importance of play for children's health and healing. Easy to read and very accessible Read more...

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