Play For Life
this book is certainly a recommended purchase for all our members, trainees and experienced practitioners alike.
Counselling Children and Young People
It is a book that affirms, excites and challenges... In each chapter are hidden gems of learning and wisdom... Ultimately it is a most valuable source of learning and an invitation to further exploration because its style is engaging and, at the same time, reassuring.
Occupational Therapy Australia
This is a comprehensive, easy to read book exploring the many facets of play therapy, with chapters written by various experts within the field. It follows a logical progression from theory, through assessment tools, context & lastly, therapy.
SciTech Books News
Stagnitti (Occupational Science and Therapy Program, Deakin University, Australia) and Cooper (University of Newcastle, Australia) invite contributors from Australia, Europe and the US to provide background and teory and applications of play therapy for assessment and intervention.
Charles E. Schaefer PhD, RPT-S, Co-founder and Director Emeritus of the Association for Play Therapy, USA
A valuable guide to play-based interventions for children. Individual chapters by experts in the field deal with play theory, practice and assessment. The links between clinical practice and developmental research are highlighted. This excellent book should prove useful to child mental health professionals across the world in their search for effective ways to assist children and their families.
The book is clearly written and each chapter comes with its own reference list, which is useful in itself. The book contains much new material to learn from and reflect on for a wide range of people who work where children play.