About Me, Garry Landreth. The Meaning of Play. History and Development of Play Therapy. A View of Children. Child-Centered Play Therapy. The Play Therapist. Parents as Partners in Play Therapy. The Playroom and Materials. Beginning the Relationship: The Child's Time. Characteristics of Facilitative Responses. Therapeutic Limit Setting. Typical Problems in Play Therapy and What to Do If... Issues in Play Therapy. Children in Play Therapy. Determining Therapeutic Process and Termination. Intensive and Short-term Play Therapy. Research in Play Therapy.
"The newest edition of this text is rather like having the opportunity to sit and talk with Garry Landreth. Many areas are expanded, reflecting the rich base of Garry's knowledge and experience. If you've read it before, you'll love this new edition. If this is your first time, pull up a chair and enjoy the relationship." - Linda E. Homeyer, PhD, LPCS, RPT-S, Professor, Professional Counseling Program, Texas State University-San Marcos.
"Dr. Landreth has done it again. The updated edition of his classic workis an essential resource for any therapist working with children. Through his clear explanation of process and practice, he provides a guide for counseling children that promotes growth, development, and positive change." - Dee Ray, PhD, LPC-S, RPT-S, Associate Professor of Counseling and Director of Child and Family Resource Clinic, University of North Texas
"It is difficult to imagine improvement to the previous editions of Dr. Landreth's classic text, but this third edition will further solidify it as not only the current standard, but also an historical classic in the field." - Daniel S. Sweeney, PhD, RPT-S, Professor of Counseling and Director of the NW Center for Play Therapy Studies, George Fox University