Theraplay?a pioneering application of attachment theory to clinical work - helps parents learn and practice how to provide the playful engagement, empathic responsiveness, and clear guidance that lead to secure attachment and lifelong mental health in their children. This third edition of the groundbreaking book Theraplay shows how to use play to engage children in interactions that lead to competence, self-regulation, self-esteem, and trust. Theraplay's relationship-based approach is uniquely designed to help families facing today's busy and often chaotic lifestyle challenges form joyful, loving relationships. Phyllis B. Booth is clinical director of The Theraplay Institute in Chicago. Sheprovides training and supervision for Theraplay therapists throughout the world. Ann M. Jernberg was the founder and director of The Theraplay Institute until her death in 1993. She provided the inspiration for the Theraplay approach and was theauthor of the first edition of this book. The Theraplay Institute is an international not-for-profit organization dedicated to building strong families and emotionally healthy children and adults through training, treatment, advocacy, and research. The Institute also holds an international conference every other year, sponsors a research network, publishes a biannual newsletter, and can be contacted at www.theraplay.org.
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