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Ann Cattanach - Play Therapy with Abused Children - 9781843105879 - V9781843105879
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Play Therapy with Abused Children

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Description for Play Therapy with Abused Children Paperback. This second edition explores the use of play therapy with abused children as a way of helping them heal their distress and make sense of their experiences through expanding their own creativity in play. The book provides practical ways of starting play therapy with abused children and explains how the child can use this process for healing. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JFFE1; JKS; JMC; MJW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 232 x 157 x 12. Weight in Grams: 298.

Praise for the first edition:

'Ann Cattanach writes with enormous empathy and warmth, and with a refreshing lack of sentimentality... [This] is an unpretentious and optimistic book, and a very positive addition to recent publications.'

- British Association of Play Therapists

'I would recommend the book to anyone working in this field. This is a well presented, clear and easy-to-read book, providing a balanced mixture of factual information and case material.'

- British Journal of Occupational Therapy

'What impressed me so much about this work was Cattanach's knowledge of children and their inherent strengths ... Read more

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About Ann Cattanach
Ann Cattanach is a play therapist and dramatherapist in private practice. She has wide experience of teaching and lecturing in drama, dramatherapy and speech communication, and has also worked as a child psychotherapist, family therapist and dramatherapist for Social Services and NHS Trusts.

Reviews for Play Therapy with Abused Children
Play Therapy with Abused Children is a text that presents a powerful way of working with a particular group of children. Cattanach uses the theory and practice illustrated to make the reader aware of the negative experiences that these children may bring to the therapeutic play sessions. In doing this, she prepares the reader for the reality of what practitioners ... Read more

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