Play Therapy with Adolescents

by Loretta Gallo-Lopez, Charles E. Schaefer, Claire Milgrom, Theresa Kestly, Evangeline Munns, Christopher J. Brown, Johanna Krout Tabin, Virginia Ryan, Kate Wilson, Scott Riviere, Andrew Taylor, Steven C. Abell, Dorothy Breen, Neil Cabe, Thomas M. Nelson, Lisa Rogers, HalPickett, ,, Karen Snyder Badau, Giselle B. Esquivel,

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  • 1461630002
  • 9780765703392
  • 9781461630005
Adolescents are often resistant, hostile, moody, and difficult, but they can also be fascinating, creative, spontaneous, and passionate. How do mental health professionals get past the facade? Play Therapy with Adolescents is the first book to offer a complete variety of play therapy approaches specifically geared toward adolescents. The chapters, written by experts in the field, offer readers entry into the world of adolescents, showing how to make connections and alliances.
  • Jason Aronson, Inc.; August 2010
  • ISBN 9781461630005
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  • Title: Play Therapy with Adolescents
  • Author: Loretta Gallo-Lopez (ed.); Charles E. Schaefer (ed.); Claire Milgrom (contrib.); Theresa Kestly (contrib.); Evangeline Munns (contrib.); Christopher J. Brown (contrib.); Johanna Krout Tabin (contrib.); Virginia Ryan (contrib.); Kate Wilson (contrib.); Scott Riviere (contrib.); Andrew Taylor (contrib.); Steven C. Abell (contrib.); Dorothy Breen (contrib.); Neil Cabe (contrib.); Thomas M. Nelson (contrib.); Lisa Rogers (contrib.); HalPickett, , (contrib.); Karen Snyder Badau (contrib.); Giselle B. Esquivel (contrib.); Berthold Berg (contrib.)
  • Imprint: Jason Aronson, Inc.
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1461630002
  • 9780765703392
  • 9781461630005

In The Press

Beginning, intermediate, and advanced practitioners will find Play Therapy with Adolescents of interest. The chapters are written by some of the leading therapists in the field. The book is well written and provides thorough explanations of how to carry out different types of therapy with varying populations. The editors have clearly chosen chapters that cover the full spectrum of play therapy techniques that may be applicable for use with the adolescent population. The majority of chapters have research, theory, and case illustration components which make for easy reading and comprehensive learning. Recommended for all levels of social work practitioners looking to increase their repertoire of therapeutic techniques with adolescents.

About The Author

Loretta Gallo-Lopez, MA, RPT-S, RDT-BCT, merges her experience as a play therapist and board-certified drama therapist and trainer in her psychotherapy practice in Tampa, Florida. She is a former adjunct professor in the Drama Therapy program at New York University. She has authored several chapters on play and drama therapy and has presented trainings nationally on topics related to sexual abuse and creative approaches to therapy with children, adolescents, and families. Charles E. Schaefer, PhD, PPT-S, a nationally renowned child psychologist, is professor emeritus of psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey. He is co-founder and director emeritus of the Association for Play Therapy and has written or edited more than sixty-five books on parenting, child psychology, and play therapy, including The Therapeutic Use of Child's Play, Family Play Therapy, and Short-Term Play Therapy for Children. Schaefer maintains a private practice in child psychotherapy in Hackensack, New Jersey.

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1461630002
  • 9780765703392
  • 9781461630005