Play in child development and psychotherapy
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Play in child development and psychotherapy toward empirically supported practice by Sandra Walker Russ

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Published by Lawrence Erlbaum in Mahwah, NJ .
Written in English


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StatementSandra W. Russ.
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Paginationxi, 181 p. :
Number of Pages181
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Open LibraryOL22551270M
ISBN 100805830650

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  Child psychotherapy is in a state of transition. On the one hand, pretend play is a major tool of therapists who work with children. On the other, a mounting chorus of critics claims that play therapy lacks demonstrated treatment efficacy.4/5(6). This book examines how toys and play contribute to the development of language, imagination and intellectual achievement and are effective in child psychotherapy. From the Back Cover 'Toys, Play, and Child Development' explores parental attitudes towardsreactions to war toys are described, as are the children's views by: Get this from a library! Play in child development and psychotherapy: toward empirically supported practice. [Sandra Walker Russ] -- "Child psychotherapy is in a state of transition. On one hand, pretend play is a major tool of therapists who work with children. On the other, a mounting chorus of critics claims that play therapy. In a review of the current state of play therapy research, I made a distinction between psychotherapy outcome research in general and play intervention research (Russ, ). The broad category of psychotherapy outcome research makes sense to review in spite of the fact that most of those studies did not focus specifically on : Sandra Walker Russ.

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