Creative Arts and Play Therapy for Attachment Problems


Product Description

Published USA, 2015
This book brings to life a range of therapeutic approaches that utilize art, music, movement and dance, drama, creative writing and play for helping children process painful emotions and memories and rebuild the capacity to form trusting attachment bonds. Contributors explain how their respective therapies address attachment issues; offer clear descriptions of their techniques and materials; and illustrate what each intervention looks like in action. Chapters include complex trauma survivors; children experiencing traumatic grief; those in foster care; cross-cultural adoptees; and children displaced by homelessness or natural disasters. Contributors include Eliana Gil, Rise VanFleet, Bruce Perry, Athena Drewes and Eric Green

Cathy Malchiodi is an art therapist, creative arts therapist and clinical mental health counsellor in the USA.
Paperback. 303 pages