Through Cognitive-behavioral, Psychoanalytic, Humanist and Gestalt lenses
In Play Psychotherapy, Ana Livier explains the use of play as a therapeutic cornerstone and resource, through Cognitive-behavioral, Psychoanalytic, Gestalt, and Humanist lenses. The author shares a comprehensive vision of treatment for children and summarizes the theoretical principles of each one of these schools of psychology and how they can be applied in playful activities. As she narrates clinical cases, she delves deeper into the benefits, uses, and possibilities of play in clinical practice. This book is a fundamental tool for the work of mental health professionals, teachers, educators, and students interested in Clinical Psychotherapy for children.