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Theraplay: Helping Parents and Children Build Better Relationships Through Attachment-Based Play, 3rd Edition

Theraplay: Helping Parents and Children Build Better Relationships Through Attachment-Based Play, 3rd Edition

Phyllis B. Booth, Ann M. Jernberg

ISBN: 978-0-470-28166-6 December 2009 Jossey-Bass 640 Pages

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$75.00

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Theraplay?a pioneering application of attachment theory to clinical work—helps parents learn and practice how to provide the playful engagement, empathic responsiveness, and clear guidance that lead to secure attachment and lifelong mental health in their children. This third edition of the groundbreaking book Theraplay shows how to use play to engage children in interactions that lead to competence, self-regulation, self-esteem, and trust. Theraplay's relationship-based approach is uniquely designed to help families facing today's busy and often chaotic lifestyle challenges form joyful, loving relationships.

Preface to the Third Edition ix

The Authors xvii

Introduction xxi

Part One: An Overview of the Theraplay Method 1

1 Learning the Basics of the Theraplay Method 3

2 Understanding the Theory and Research That Inform the Core Concepts of Theraplay 39

Phyllis B. Booth and Sandra Lindaman

3 Research Findings That Support the Effectiveness of Theraplay 85

Rand Coleman

Part Two: Strategies for Theraplay Treatment 99

4 Structuring Theraplay Treatment 101

5 Working with the Child 159

6 Working with Parents 203

Part Three: Specific Applications of Theraplay 263

7 Theraplay for Children with Regulation Disorders 265

Annie Kiermaier

8 Theraplay for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders 301

Sandra Lindaman and Phyllis B. Booth

9 Theraplay for Children with Histories of Complex Trauma 359

Phyllis B. Rubin, Dafna Lender, and Jessica Mroz Miller

10 Theraplay for Children Who Are Adopted or in Foster Care 405

Jessica Mroz Miller, Dafna Lender, Phyllis B. Rubin, and Sandra Lindaman

11 Theraplay for Adolescents 449

William S. Fuller

12 Group Theraplay 495

Phyllis B. Rubin

Appendix A Marschak Interaction Method: Recommended Basic List of Tasks 521

Appendix B Theraplay Activities by Dimension 525

References 547

Publications About Theraplay and the Marschak Interaction Method (MIM) 563

Index 593