Blending Play Therapy with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy : Evidence-Based and Other Effective Treatments and Techniques

Edition: 1st
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2009-02-24
Publisher(s): Wiley
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In today's managed-care environment, therapeutic techniques must be proven to be effective to be reimbursable. This comprehensive volume is written by leaders in the field and collects classic and emerging evidence-based and cognitive behavioral therapy treatments therapists can use when working with children and adolescents. Step-by-step instruction is provided for implementing the treatment protocol covered. In addition, a special section is included on therapist self-care, including empirically supported studies. For child and play therapists, as well school psychologists and school social workers.

Author Biography

Athena A. Drewes, PsyD, RPT-S, is Director of Clinical Training and APA Internship at The Astor Home for Children, a nonprofit multiservice mental health agency in New York. She is a Registered Play Therapist and Supervisor and past director of the Association for Play Therapy. She is the Senior Editor and chapter author of School-Based Play Therapy (Wiley), Cultural Issues in Play Therapy, and Supervision Can Be Playful.

Table of Contents

About the Editorp. ix
Contributorsp. xi
Acknowledgementsp. xv
Prefacep. xvii
Forewordp. xxi
Rationale for Integrating Play Therapy and CBTp. 1
The Therapeutic Powers of Play and Play Therapyp. 3
Play Therapy, Pedagogy, and CBT: An Argument for Interdisciplinary Synthesisp. 17
An Illustration of Science and Practice: Strengthening the Whole Through Its Partsp. 41
Historical Contextual Foundationp. 69
Data Are Not Mysterious: Understanding, Applying, and Conducting Psychotherapy Outcomes Studiesp. 71
Play Therapy Research: History and Current Empirical Supportp. 97
Cognitive Behavioral Play Therapy: Theory and Applicationsp. 117
Effective Evidence-Based Treatments Using Play with CBTp. 135
Trauma Systems Therapy: A Replication of the Model, Integrating Cognitive Behavioral Play Therapy into Child and Family Treatmentp. 139
Incorporating Play within a Manual-Based Treatment for Children and Adolescents with Anxiety Disordersp. 165
The Role of Play within Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Aggressive Children: The Coping Power Programp. 179
Innovation and Integration: Parent-Child Interaction Therapy as Play Therapyp. 199
Primary Project: Fifty Years of Facilitating School Adjustmentp. 219
Positive-Outcome Empirically Based Play Therapy Treatmentsp. 237
Child-Parent Psychotherapyp. 241
Filial Therapy: Theoretical Integration, Empirical Validation, and Practical Applicationp. 257
Kinder Training: An Adlerian-Based Model to Enhance Teacher-Student Relationshipsp. 281
Sandtray Therapyp. 297
Integration and Application of Play-Based Techniques with CBTp. 319
CBPT: Implementing and Integrating CBPT into Clinical Practicep. 321
Play Therapy Techniques for Affect Regulationp. 353
Building Self-Esteem, Coping Skills, and Changing Cognitive Distortionsp. 373
Playful Strategies to Manage Frustration: The Turtle Technique and Beyondp. 401
Narrative Approaches: Helping children Tell Their Storiesp. 423
Family Problem Solving: Using Expressive Activitiesp. 449
Therapist Self-Carep. 471
Self-Care for Child Therapists: Leaving It at the Officep. 473
Epiloguep. 495
Appendixp. 497
Author Indexp. 499
Subject Indexp. 511
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