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Dennis(Ed) McCarthy - Deep Play - Exploring the Use of Depth in Psychotherapy with Children - 9781849057776 - V9781849057776
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Deep Play - Exploring the Use of Depth in Psychotherapy with Children

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Description for Deep Play - Exploring the Use of Depth in Psychotherapy with Children Paperback. Contributions from a range of therapeutic disciplines demonstrate deep play's capacity to elicit real change in children and how they think about themselves and the world. Including techniques with deep sandboxes, clay and water, alongside case studies and theoretical grounding, this book establishes a new depth psychology approach for treatment. Editor(s): McCarthy, Dennis. Num Pages: 192 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JMC; MMJT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 152 x 231 x 14. Weight in Grams: 282.

Therapeutic deep play has the capacity for children to express deep emotions, overcome seemingly insurmountable issues and resolve serious problems. Working with children in this profound way, therapists are able to not only eliminate symptoms, but to change the very structure of how children live with themselves, their defense and belief systems.

The contributors to this book all work deeply, allowing children to take risks in a safe environment, and become fully absorbed in physical play. Chapters include play with deep sandboxes, clay, water, and various objects, and look at a range of pertinent case studies to ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
Weight
282g
Number of Pages
192
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781849057776
SKU
V9781849057776
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-10

About Dennis(Ed) McCarthy
Dennis McCarthy is a licensed mental health counselor in New York state and is the director of Metamorfos Institute. He is a psychotherapist working with both children and adults and specializing in sandplay and dream work. Initially trained as a dancer, he weaves the body's innate urge to move into all of his work. Shaun McNiff PhD, ATR is the ... Read more

Reviews for Deep Play - Exploring the Use of Depth in Psychotherapy with Children
Beginners and experienced therapists will appreciate how this book, from start to finish, gives inspiration and guidance, examples and testimony, convincing evidence that imaginal processes and play-places can exist in our everyday lives, and that they heal.... I applaud Dennis McCarthy and his team of contributors for modeling ways of speaking about the work and presenting it, that reverberate with ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Deep Play - Exploring the Use of Depth in Psychotherapy with Children


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