Creative Ways to Help Children Manage BIG Feelings : A Therapist's Guide to Working with Preschool and Primary Children

Description

Help children to stay on top of "big" feelings like anger, sadness and anxiety with this ingeniously easy-to-use therapy toolkit. Focusing on making therapy for children both purposeful and playful, the book provides 47 activities to transform your sessions using everyday materials and a variety of tried-and-tested therapy models. The authors deliver sage advice on how to work with children, adapting your approach for different age groups and judging how and when to involve parents and teachers. The handy reference table allows you to quickly fish out the perfect activity for the moment, according to the emotion the child is experiencing, or the therapeutic method needed. With its winning mix of creative resources and clinical expertise, all wrapped up in a simple and practical format, this is the ideal companion for both new and experienced therapists working with children aged 4-12.

Details

Author(s)
Fiona Zandt, Suzanne Barrett, Lesley Bretherton
Format
Paperback | 200 pages
Dimensions
217 x 280 x 12mm | 514g
Publication date
21 Apr 2017
Publisher
JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
18 Figures (to be re-drawn) & 1 Table
ISBN10
178592074X
ISBN13
9781785920745
Bestsellers rank
1,486