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Boost the power of mindfulness by making it fun and entertaining for kids! Learning mindfulness strategies can be difficult for children and adolescents, let alone when kids have autism, anxiety, ADHD or other emotional regulation issues. That's why play therapist and counselor, Tracy Turner-Bumberry has created 75 simple, playful and on-point interventions that combines mindfulness, expressive arts and play to help kids achieve greater self-regulation, focus more and stress less. Choose…

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This pioneering guidebook fully integrates the theoretical foundations and practical applications of play therapy and EMDR in order to maximize healing in children with trauma. By highlighting the work of innovative EMDR therapists and play and expressive art therapists and their pioneering clinical work, the authors provide a fully integrated approach to using EMDR in a play therapy context while being faithful to both play therapy principles and the eight phases of the EMDR standard…

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This basic set of play therapy games is a great way to get your collection started. Each game was hand picked by Dr. Gary for it's therapeutic use and value! Includes: Stop That Angry Thought: Here's a deck of cards that teaches children how to manage their anger. Using two internal dialog techniquesThought Stopping and Self-Talkkids can stop anger in its tracks. By simply playing cards, they learn to envision a stop sign whenever their anger is triggered and to replace their angry thoughts…

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Discover why play therapy works and how to use it to treat childhood mental health challenges such as:ADHD — Anxiety — Autism — Disruptive Behavior Disorders — Depression — OCD — PTSD — Trauma — Self-Esteem — Social Skills Play Therapy is filled with dozens of powerful play techniques adapted for use in individual, family, and group therapy, for schools, and at home. Inside you’ll find:Hands on ActivitiesPrintable WorksheetsExpressive and Creative ArtsDynamic Therapeutic GamesPuppet…

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Harness the Therapeutic Power of the Superhero!• Application of the Star Wars Adoption Narrative • Emotional Literacy and the Incredible Hulk • Batman and Trauma • What Would Superman Do—An Adlerian Approach? With an incisive historical foreword by John Shelton Lawrence and insight from contributors such as Michael Brody, Patty Scanlon, and Roger Kaufman, Lawrence Rubin takes us on a dynamic tour of the benefits of using these icons of popular culture and fantasy in counseling and play…

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The Counseling Play Therapy Package #2 includes some must have games for school and private counselors. Each game in this package has been hand selected with counselors and therapists in mind. Whether you're just starting your game collection, or need some new titles for your existing play therapy room, this kit is a top-shelf option. The Upside Down Divorce Game: Ages 6-12, this game is a useful tool in helping children talk about their parents' divorce. Children are challenged to think of…

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DELIVERS AN EFFECTIVE, ENGAGING NEW TECHNIQUE FOR TREATING CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE Treating a confirmed or suspected case of childhood sexual abuse is undoubtedly one of the most challenging situations a clinician can face. This unique book, written by recognized experts on the evaluation and treatment of childhood sexual abuse, is the first to disseminate a comprehensive and integrative approach to treating child sexual abuse that combines the power of structured play therapy with…

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This kit is a great way to start your play therapy room, without breaking the bank! Includes: Professional Stethoscope: Realistic play stethoscope that really works! Measures 28 inches long with rubber ear buds. Ages 8 and up Classic Magician's Wand: 14 inch magic wand Play Money Set: Set of realistic looking paper bills Foam Swords (2): Soft foam sword, measuring about 25 inches long 5 piece Die Cast Vehicle Set: Set of 5 sturdy diecast vehicles, measuring 3 inches long Wizard Hat: Wizard…

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by Clair Mellenthin, LCSW, RPT-S This book is a resource and guidebook for both new and seasoned clinicians who are working with children and families. Readers will not only learn “tricks of the trade” (and there are lots in this book) but will also receive valuable and current information about mental health issues, risk factors, and the impact of the child’s difficulties on the parent-child relationship. Play Therapy covers childhood mental health challenges such as: ADHD — Anxiety —…

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Structured, therapist-led approaches to play therapy are becoming increasingly popular due to their time-limited nature and efficacy for such specific disorders as trauma and attachment issues. This is the first book to provide comprehensive coverage of numerous directive play therapy techniques and interventions that are empirically validated and can be adapted for use in clinical, school, group, and family settings. Designed for both students and practitioners, the text addresses the…

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