Creative Family Therapy Techniques Play, Art, and Expressive Activities to Engage Children in Family Sessions

ISBN-10: 0968519962

ISBN-13: 9780968519967

Edition: 2010

Authors: Liana Lowenstein

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Bringing together an array of highly creative contributors, this comprehensive resource provides a unique collection of assessment and treatment techniques. Contributors illustrate how play, art, drama, and other expressive activities can effectively engage families and help them resolve complex problems. Practitioners from divergent theoretical orientations, work settings, or client specializations will find a plethora of stimulating and useable clinical interventions in this book.
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List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Champion Press
Publication date: 9/7/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 314
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Liana Lowenstein is a Registered Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Play Therapist and Supervisor who has been working with children and their families since 1988. She has authored numerous books, including the highly acclaimed Paper Dolls and Paper Airplanes: Therapeutic Exercises for Sexually Traumatized Children (1997), Creative Interventions for Troubled Children & Youth (1999), Creative Interventions for Children of Divorce (2006), and Creative Interventions for Bereaved Children (2006). She is the editor of Assessment and Treatment Activities for Children, Adolescents, and Families (Volumes One through Three) and Creative Family Therapy Techniques. Her recently launched Cory series will include volumes that help children cope with issues of divorce, sexual abuse, and domestic violence. She is known as a dynamic speaker and presents trainings internationally on topics related to child and family therapy. Lianas website offers free resources for mental health professionals including a free eBook of assessment and treatment activities:

Theoretical Overview
Engagement & Assessment Techniques
Beach Ball Game
Boat-Storm-Lighthouse Assessment
Bull's Eye Assessment
Create-A-Family Collage
Family Genograms Using Miniature Objects
Family Strength Genogram
Family Strengths & Needs Game
Family Timeline
Family Trivia Game
First Session Family Card Game
The Flowers & the Weeds
I'm An Animal
My Family As Animals
My Life in the Sandtray
Our Family Life Scavenger Hunt
Our Family Has a Whole World to Play With
Rappin' Family Puppet Interview
Recipe for Success
Thought Bubbles
Video Crew
What is My Role in the Family?
Treatment Techniques
Attachment Sandtray
Avoiding Landmines
Beat the Record Routine Race
Behavior Remote
Birthday Celebration
Box of Memories
Building Together-Understanding Together
Chains of Change
Closing Time
Creating a Better World for Our Children
The Doves & the Hunter
Dream-enacting with a Family
Exploding Balloons
Family Jenga
Family Locogram
Family Orchestra
Family Sculpting with Puppets
Family Spectogram
Family-Structured Play
Feeling Body Sculpting
Feeling Checkers
Feelings Hide & Seek
Five Important Things
Follow the Big Leader
Garden of Birds
Hurt Hearts & Healing Hands
Hut! Hut! Hike!
Land of No Rules
Let It Rip!
Love Bug
Make Your Own Board Game
Messages in Art
Modified Scribble
Mr. Opposite Man/Miss Opposite Lady
My Story
Nighttime Protection Potion
Piece of the Pie
Pulled From a Hat
Puppet Movie
Red Light, Green Light ... A New Light
Royal Family
Sculpture Musical Chairs
Sibling Rivalry
Silence Ball
Stories Within
Storytelling Card Game
Tiger, Mouse, & Monkey Work Together: An Animal Parts Party for Families
Toss the Ball
W4: Wish, Worry, Why, & Will
Waberjocky Island
Walk a Mile in My Shoes
What Would They Say?
What's the Weather?
When I...
When I Was Your Age: PhotoTherapy Techniques for Families
Wilderness Trail
World Creation
Yuehong Sandplay Encouragement Method
Termination Techniques
Family Shield
Healing Animals
Helping Hands
Last Session
Family Card Game
Thank-You Cards
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