Posttraumatic Play in Children: What Clinicians Need to Know


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Published USA, 2017
Children in treatment from traumatic experiences may engage in posttraumatic play which is often repetitive and disturbing. This new book by leading play therapist expert, Eliana Gil, guides the clinician in sensitive and effective interventions. It comprehensively explores important issues such as pacing, clinical directiveness and enhancement of the therapeutic relationship. Clinical case studies are woven into the text which includes up-to-date information on the developmental impact of trauma and ways to facilitate children's natural reparative capacities. An assessment checklist can be downloaded

Eliana Gil is the director of Starbright Training Institute for Child and Family Play Therapy in the USA.
Paperback. 210 pages

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