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Puppet Play Therapy: A Practical Guidebook (Paperback)

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By Athena A. Drewes (Editor), Charles E. Schaefer (Editor)
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Puppet Play Therapy is a comprehensive guidebook that describes the basic skills, techniques, and applications for selecting and working with puppets in specific types of settings and populations. Written by preeminent voices in the field, chapters offer invaluable guidance on selecting, using, and assessing puppet-based therapeutic interventions. Both beginning and experienced clinicians will also appreciate the inclusion of practical, step-by-step approaches and reproducible handouts that will aid them in their puppet play therapy sessions.

About the Author

Athena A. Drewes, PsyD, RPT-S, is a licensed child psychologist, founder, and president emeritus of the New York Association of Play Therapy, as well as a national and international presenter and editor/coeditor on play therapy. Dr. Drewes is also director of clinical training and the APA-accredited doctoral internship at Astor Services for Children and Families, a large multi-service nonprofit mental health agency in New York. Charles E. Schaefer, PhD, RPT-S, is cofounder and director emeritus of the Association of Play Therapy as well as professor emeritus of psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey. He is also a renowned author, editor, and coeditor of over 100 research articles and 60 professional books.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781138707221
ISBN-10: 1138707228
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: November 14th, 2017
Pages: 222
Language: English