Adolescents are often resistant, hostile, moody, and difficult, but they can also be fascinating, creative, spontaneous, and passionate. How do mental health professionals get past the facade? Play Therapy with Adolescents is the first book to offer a complete variety of play therapy approaches specifically geared toward adolescents. The chapters, written by experts in the field, offer readers entry into the world of adolescents, showing how to make connections and alliances.
Chapter 1 An Introduction to Play Therapy with Adolescents Chapter 2 Adolescent Sand Tray Therapy Chapter 3 Theraplay with Adolescents Chapter 4 Activity Filial Therapy with Adolescents Chapter 5 Transitional Objects in Play Therapy with Adolescents Chapter 6 Drama Therapy with Adolescents Chapter 7 Adolescent Play Therapy from a Non-Directive Stance Chapter 8 Play Therapy Techniques to Engage Adolescents Chapter 9 The Use of Poetry in Play Therapy with Adolescents Chapter 10 Metaphorical Thinking with Adolescents Chapter 11 Adolescents in Foster Care: Grounded Play Therapy Chapter 12 Therapy Making Use of "Games of Rapport" and "Games of Courtesy" and "Good Habits" Chapter 13 Play in the Therapy of Adolescents with Eating Disorders Chapter 14 Group Therapy for Adolescents with Anger Problems Chapter 15 Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions for Bullies, Victims, and bystanders