Linking Parents to Play Therapy: A Practical Guide with Applications, Interventions, and Case Studies

Linking Parents to Play Therapy: A Practical Guide with Applications, Interventions, and Case Studies

by Deborah Killough-McGuire, Donald E. McGuire

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Overview

Linking Parents to Play Therapy is a practical guide containing essential information for play therapists. It includes coverage of legal and medical issues, pragmatic assignments for parents, guidelines for working with angry and resistant parents, a listing of state protective and advocacy agencies, and tips for working with managed care. Combining theoretical understanding with a variety of techniques, this book makes working with parents possible, practical, and productive.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781135058210
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/17/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Deborah Killough McGuire, M.Ed., is a licensed professional counselor, licensed marriage and family therapist, and registered play therapist-supervisor in private practice in Dallas, Texas.

Donald E. McGuire, Ph.D., is a licensed professional counselor also in private practice in Dallas, Texas.

Table of Contents

Landreth, Foreword. Initial Contact with Parents. Developmental Issues. Legal and Ethical Issues of Therapy. Medical Issues of Therapy. Parent Profiles. Working with Angry, Resistant Parents. Parent and Therapist Meetings. General Homework Assignments for Parents. Special Issues. Incorporating Brief Therapy and Managed Care. Appendix A: Professional Disclosure Form. Appendix B: Play Therapy Parent Intake Session. Appendix C: Child Client Intake Form. Appendix D: Managed Care Format: Table 1. Appendix E: Protection and Advocacy Agencies. Appendix F: Parenting Manual. References.

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