Play therapy has been the most popular form of child therapy for the past fifty years, but the underlying curative elements have remained mysterious. This pioneering book provides a unique understanding of the process of play therapy by highlighting the therapeutic forces contained in it, such as catharsis, abreaction, self-expression, self-efficacy, role playing, and attachment formation. Clarification of the basic mechanisms of change in play therapy will lead to greater effectiveness for play therapists of all ...

Therapeutic Powers of Play 1992, Jason Aronson

ISBN-13: 9780876684542


The Therapeutic Powers of Play 1977, Jason Aronson

ISBN-13: 9781568217949

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