is a highly acclaimed, introductory guide to counseling children and to the practical issues of communicating with children in a counselling context. In this Second Edition
, Kathryn Geldard and David Geldard relate the theory and practice of counseling children in a highly accessible, practical, and jargon-free style. Key Features:
- Teaches specific counseling skills for use with children, illustrated with carefully chosen case examples
- Sets out a new model for counseling children which sequentially integrates ideas from a number of therapeutic approaches
- Provides advice on how to select and use a range of media, activities, and play when counseling children
- Gives guidance on the benefits and practicalities of combining individual work with children and family therapy
- Includes worksheets to use when helping children in specific areas such as developing self-esteem and managing emotions
is an invaluable resource for students and professionals in many fields including counseling, social work, psychology, occupational therapy, mental health, nursing and education.