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By Kate Wilson, BA(Oxon), DipSWK(Sussex) and Virginia Ryan, BA(summa cum laude), PhD
300 pagesTrim Size 9 1/5 X 6 1/8 inCopyright 2006$67.95, Paperback, Reference
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This highly readable book provides a comprehensive theoretical and practical guide to non-directive play therapy, which is an effective and ethically sound method of helping troubled children and adolescents with their emotional difficulties. It draws extensively on case material to guide practitioners through the intricacies of establishing and practising this therapeutic approach.
...interested nurses might find it (the book) a useful introduction to the NDPT (Non-directive play therapy) approach.Marilyn DiosiRCN Primary Health Care, June 2006, Volume 16, Number 5
This second edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to incorporate recent theory, research and practice developments. New issues addressed include: additional considerations when working with children in statutory settings, the integration of attachment theory within the book's Piagetian framework, using drawing, structured exercises and role play within a non-directive approach, and working with a wide variety of children's and adolescents' concerns.
By Kate Wilson, BA(Oxon), DipSWK(Sussex), Professor of Social Work, Centre for Social Work, University of Nottingham, UK and Virginia Ryan, BA(summa cum laude), PhD, Senior Lecturer in Social Work, Director MA/Diploma in Non-directive Play Therapy, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of York, UK