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Title What to do when children clam up in psychotherapy : interventions to facilitate communication / edited by Cathy A. Malchiodi, David A. Crenshaw
Published New York, NY : The Guilford Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Creative arts and play therapy
Creative arts and play therapy.
Contents Cover; Half Title Page; Series Page; Title Page; Copyright; About the Editors; Contributors; Contents; Preface; Contents; Part I. General Principles to Guide Practice; 1. Why Children Clam Up in Therapy; Why Children Clam Up; Playing and Creating: Expressing the Unspeakable; Play Therapy; Creative Arts Therapies; Play Therapy and Creative Arts Therapy: Powerful Partners in Helping Children Communicate; The Importance of Relationship with Children Who Clam Up; Conclusion; References; 2. Resistance in Child Psychotherapy: Playing Hide-and-Seek; A Subtle Version of Hide-and-Seek
Resistance to the Concept of Resistance in Child PsychotherapyA Notable Exception: Mandated Clients; Could Resistance Be an Iatrogenic Effect of Child Psychotherapy?; When Words Are Unable to Tell the Story; Playing Through the Unspeakable; Trauma Narratives Told through Symbolic Play; Therapeutic Presence, Relational Healing, and Resistance; Conclusion; Five Recommended Practices; References; 3. A Neurosequential Therapeutics Approach to Guided Play, Play Therapy, and Activities for Children Who Won't Talk; Early Play Therapy Adaptations; Normal Brain Development
Neurobiological Implications of MaltreatmentPlay, Play Therapy, and Play Activities Guided by the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics; Case Example; Conclusion; Five Recommended Practices; References; Part II. Master Clinician Approaches; 4. The Sound of Silence in Play Therapy; General Approach; Specific Techniques; Case Example: Tishelle-The Power of Water, the Power of Resilience; Silence Is Golden; Five Recommended Practices; References; 5. Play Therapy with Children Who Don't Want to Talk: "Sometimes We Talk, and Sometimes We Play"; Therapeutic Approaches; Case Examples; Case of Sergio
Specific Techniques/InterventionsFive Recommended Practices; References; 6. Polyvagal-Informed Dance/Movement Therapy with Children Who Shut Down: Restoring Core Rhythmicity; Overview of Polyvagal-Informed DMT; The Framework for Polyvagal DMT; The DMT Bridge to the Polyvagal Theory; Case Example: Alphonse-From Shut Down and Clammed Up to Socially Engaged; Conclusion; Five Recommended Practices; References; 7. Play Therapy through the Lens of Interpersonal Neurobiology: Up and Over the Mountain; Our Nervous System Protects Us; The Traffic Light Analogy; The Optimal Arousal of Play
The Brain Circuitry of PlayTherapeutic Presence; "I Knew I Could, I Knew I Could""; Play Co-Opting the Sympathetic System in the Absence of Fear; Five Recommended Practices; References; 8. Treating Adolescent Attachment Trauma: Ten Ways to Co-Regulate and Stay Connected; Time In, Not Time Out; Goals of Treatment; Isolation and Connection; Ten Strategies; Concluding Thoughts; Five Recommended Practices; References; 9. Silencing and the Culture of Sexual Violence: The "Shadow Abuser"; Social and Cultural Toxicity; The Silent Scream
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on July 05, 2017)
Subject Psychotherapy -- Children -- Treatment.
Psychotherapy -- Children -- Alternative treatment.
Sensory Art Therapies -- methods.
Treatment Refusal.
Defense Mechanisms.
Communication Barriers.
Professional-Patient Relations.
Form Electronic book
Author Malchiodi, Cathy A., editor
Crenshaw, David A., editor
ISBN 9781462530458 (electronic book)
1462530451 (electronic book)
9781462530427 (electronic book)
1462530427 (electronic book)