Increasing a child's competence and trust
Attachment-based play can help build the intimacy that creates the healthy parent-child interactions that are so vital to a child's development. This is especially true for children how are troubled by emotional or learning difficulties. The thoroughly revised second edition of the author's classic work Theraplay offers clear, easily understood guidelines for professionals and parents to a dynamic and proven approach for treating children with attachment and relationship problems.
Based on the work of the founder of the renowned Theraplay Institute in Chicago, this new book explores how to use play to communicate love and authority and shows how this effective form of treatment increases a child's competence and trust. A comprehensive resource, the book offers effective techniques for working with special populations including children who have been adopted or are in foster care, victims of trauma or abuse, and youngsters with autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Written in a clear and instructive style, Theraplay is an excellent guide for both parents and professionals who work with children.
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Using Play to Develop Trust and Joy in Parent-Child Relationships
Theraplay, modeled on the natural, playful patterns of healthy interaction between parent and child, helps troubled families develop the responsiveness and structure vital to a child?s development. Theraplay shows parents how to use play to communicate love and authority and to engage their children in interactions that develop competence, self-esteem?and trust.
Booth?s revised edition brilliantly integrates Jernberg?s innovative approach with recent research on attachment and the effect of stress and trauma on child development. In a clear, forceful style and illustrated by vivid therapeutic vignettes, Theraplay demonstrates how this creative and joyful treatment can help even the most challenging children and their families.
"This well-organized, detailed book . . . will delight both neophyte and experienced professional. . . . Theraplay has the capacity to transform [an] insecure parent-child relationship . . . to one of mutual pleasure and trust."--Miriam Elson, author, Self Psychology in Clinical Social Work
"This is a much-needed resource, and I highly recommend it."?Charles E. Schaefer, professor of psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University
"Theraplay should be mandatory for every child placed in foster care or an adoptive home."?Kevin O?Connor, author, The Play Therapy Primer
"Booth has made explicit the reality of ?attachment-based play? that is Theraplay. She has gone further than the first edition in integrating parents into the treatment. . . . By giving parents the skills to take the interventions home, she enables Theraplay to be a much more effective brief therapy method." --Daniel A. Hughes, author, Facilitating Developmental Attachment
"Helping to create, restructure, or restore a child-parent relationship is an awesome task and a sacred trust. The Theraplay method provides a structure for working with both children and their caregivers to develop robust, wholesome relationships."?Beverly James, author, Treating Traumatized Children and Handbook for Treatment of Attachment-Trauma Problems.About the Author:
ANN M. JERNBERG (1927 - 1993) was the founder of The Theraplay Institute. PHYLLIS B. BOOTH is the director of training at The Theraplay Institute.
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