Group Filial Therapy: Training Parents to Conduct Special Play Sessions

JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERSSKU: 9781843109112

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Louise Guerney,Virginia Ryan
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440

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<p>Dr Louise Guerney, together with her husband, Dr. Bernard Guerney, Jr., is known as the creator of Filial Therapy. She is Professor Emerita of Human Development and Counselling Psychology at Pennsylvania State University, and former Director of Play and Filial Family Training at the National Institute of Relationship Enhancement (NIRE) in Bethesda, Maryland. She is recognized internationally as one of the most prominent and innovative practitioners of Child-centered Play Therapy. Dr Guerney is a licensed Clinical Psychologist, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor and a founding Board Member of the Association for Play Therapy. She has published extensively on Child Centered Play Therapy and Filial Therapy. She lives in Maryland, USA.</p><br><br><p>Dr Virginia Ryan is a Chartered Child and Adolescent Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and a qualified Play Therapist and Play Therapy Supervisor with the British Association of Play Therapists (BAPT). In addition to considerable practical experience in a variety of settings, Virginia has pioneered the academic establishment of both Filial Therapy and Non-directive Play Therapy in Britain and Ireland and was the co-founder and Director of the University of Yorks former Masters program in Non-directive Play Therapy. She lives in Hull, UK.</p><br>

<p>1. Introduction to Filial Therapy. 2. Setting Up a Group Filial Therapy Programme. 3. Guidelines for Weekly Meetings. 4. Demonstration and Skills Learning. 5. Direct, Supervised Practice. 6. Home Sessions and Generalisation. 7. Ending and Follow Up. 8. Three Adaptations of the 20 Week Model and General Considerations for Practice and Research. Appendices. References. Index.</p><br>

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