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    Aggression in Play Therapy: A Neurobiological Approach for Integrating Intensity

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    This book offers a way to work with aggressive play that allows children to learn how to integrate the intensity they are experiencing from their thoughts, emotions and sensations while simultaneously supporting regulation in the therapist’s nervous system.  This title is due to be published on the 21st December 2018.  You can if you wish order it now at our special pre-publication price and we will deliver it to you as soon as it becomes available.


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    Turning Points in Play Therapy and the Emergence of Self: Applications of the Play Therapy Dimensions Model

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    This edited collection demonstrates successful implementation of the author’s proven Play Therapy Dimensions Model. Each chapter uses this framework, as well as other theories, to discuss the markers that can reflect shifts and growth in a child’s development. Full of applied guidance, this book will prove to be invaluable for practitioners, instructors and students.


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    Doing Play Therapy: From Building the Relationship to Facilitating Change

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    Covering the process of therapy from beginning to end, this engaging text helps students and practitioners use play confidently and effectively with children, adolescents, and adults struggling with emotional or behavioral problems or life challenges.


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    This unique volume brings together experts on resilience, trauma, and play therapy to describe effective treatment approaches in this key area. The book begins by providing guiding principles for intervention and describing the specific properties of play that promote resilience.


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    Championing the therapeutic power of nature, this book explores why outdoor play therapy offers children more than being confined to a playroom and how practice can be moved into the natural environment in a safe and ethical way.