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Helping Abused and Traumatized Children
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Eliana Gil
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-11 - Publisher: Guilford Press

Presenting an integrative model for treating traumatized children, this book combines play, art, and other expressive therapies with ideas and strategies drawn from cognitive-behavioral and family therapy. Eliana Gil demonstrates how to tailor treatment to the needs of each child by using both directive and nondirective approaches. Throughout, practical clinical
Treating Traumatized Children
Language: en
Pages: 269
Authors: Beverly James
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Listening to a small child describe a parent's murder can tax the most seasoned professional. Cases of physical and sexual abuse where trauma was deliberately inflicted can particularly challenge a practitioner's defenses. Treating Traumatized Children is the first handbook to provide specific guidance and tools for treating children who have
Posttraumatic Play in Children
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Eliana Gil
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-07 - Publisher: Guilford Publications

From leading expert Eliana Gil, this book provides child clinicians with essential knowledge and tools for evaluating and working with posttraumatic play. Such play, which is often repetitive and disturbing, may help resolve traumatic experiences--but can also become toxic. The book guides the clinician to determine what is going on
The Healing Power of Play
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Eliana Gil
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-10 - Publisher: Guilford Press

This book describes how therapists can both facilitate constructive play therapy and intervene in posttraumatic play to help children who have been traumatized by abuse or neglect achieve a positive resolution. Traditional techniques of play therapy are reviewed for their application to this population. Throughout, numerous therapeutic aids are described
Creative Interventions with Traumatized Children, Second Edition
Language: en
Pages: 364
Authors: Cathy A. Malchiodi
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-02 - Publisher: Guilford Publications

A trusted, bestselling resource, this volume demonstrates a range of creative approaches for facilitating children's emotional reparation and recovery from trauma. Experts in play, art, music, movement, and drama therapy, as well as bibliotherapy, describe step-by-step strategies for working with children, families, and groups. Rich with case material and artwork,