Child-Centered Play Therapy Research by P-Wiley


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									Child-Centered Play Therapy Research
Editor: Jennifer N. Baggerly
Editor: Dee C. Ray
Editor: Sue C. Bratton

Edition: 1

The first book of its kind to provide exhaustive, in-depth coverage of play therapy research

Child-Centered Play Therapy Research: The Evidence Base for Effective Practice offers mental health
professionals, school district administrators, community agency administrators, judges, lawyers, child
protection caseworkers, and medical professionals a comprehensive discussion of play therapy research
studies. Guidance is provided on evidence-based methods, as well as on how¿future play therapy 
research should be conducted.

Edited by renowned experts in the field of play therapy, this rich compilation features contributions by
child-centered play therapy researchers, with relevant discussion of:

The history of play therapy research

A synopsis of current empirical support

Play therapy research on chronically ill children, child witnesses of domestic violence, and victims of
natural disasters, among many other topics

With coverage of important practice guidelines, Child-Centered Play Therapy Research identifies the most
prominent and current play therapy research studies, as well as research directions for clinicians to
design evidence-based research studies of their own.The EPUB format of this title may not be compatible
for use on all handheld devices.
Author Bio
Jennifer N. Baggerly
Jennifer N. Baggerly, PhD, LMHC-S, RPT-S, is an Associate Professor in the Counselor Education
Program at the University of South Florida. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor Supervisor and a
Registered Play Therapist Supervisor. She serves on the Association for Play Therapy (APT) Board of
Directors and is former research chair of APT. <br>

Dee C. Ray
Dee C. Ray, PhD, LPC, RPT-S, is Associate Professor of Counseling and Higher Education and Director
of the Child and Family Resource Clinic at the University of North Texas in Denton. She is a Licensed
Professional Counselor Supervisor, National Certified Counselor, and Registered Play Therapist
Supervisor.<br> <br>

Sue C. Bratton
Sue C. Bratton, PhD, LPC, RPT-S, is the Director of the?Center for Play Therapy, Associate Professor of
Counselor Education, and the former clinical director of the Counseling Department at the University of
North Texas in Denton. She is a past president of the?Association for Play Therapy and has served on
the APT Board of Directors for'six years. <br>

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