Sue Jennings

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Communicating with Children and Adolescents

Action for Change

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides a comprehensive and wide-ranging resource for those interested in exploring and understanding why action methods are particularly useful when working with young people. Discussion of the application of action methods to work with young people focuses on differing issues and populations.

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Introduction to Developmental Playtherapy

Playing and Health

By Sue Jennings; Foreword by Mooli Lahad
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Developing the basic principles of her model of playtherapy, Sue Jennings has written a stimulating book that will provide inspiration for those new to the discipline, whilst providing a fresh and exciting approach for established practitioners. In her book, Jennings argues that creative play is essential for children's health.

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Art Therapy and Dramatherapy

Masks of the Soul

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Based on more than ten years of research and practice of art therapy and dramatherapy in training, clinical practice and theory, this book is the first to explore the relationship and differences between these two disciplines. It shows how images such as the body, doors, bridges, journeys and masks can be used effectively in therapy.

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Dramatherapy with Families, Groups and Individuals

Waiting in the Wings

Edited by Sue Jennings
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book - by one of the leaders in this exciting and relatively new field - is the first to present a working framework for dramatherapists, social workers, family and marital therapists, and others conducting groups. This framework primarily deals with dramatherapy in non-clinical settings such as family centres and residential children's homes.

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Introduction to Dramatherapy

Theatre and Healing - Ariadne's Ball of Thread

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Jennings presents a 'healing theatre' approach to dramatherapy, showing how it is part of our cultural experience of theatre art, and how it can be used to find a bearable means of facing the beast at the heart of the labyrinth. She maintains that by participating in theatre as well as exploring our past, a new pathway to fulfilment is opened.

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Healthy Attachments and Neuro-Dramatic-Play

By Sue Jennings; Afterword by Mooli Lahad; Foreword by Dennis McCarthy
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Sue Jennings introduces the concept of 'Neuro-Dramatic-Play', exploring the sensory experiences that take place between mother and child during pregnancy and the first few months after birth. She explains how this interaction is of crucial importance for the infant to develop a healthy brain, strong attachments and future resilience.

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Dramatherapy and Family Therapy in Education

Essential Pieces of the Multi-Agency Jigsaw

By Penny McFarlane and Jenny Harvey; Afterword by Annie Tempest; Foreword by Sue Jennings
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A collaborative therapeutic approach is often the best way to assess and meet the needs of troubled children. Focusing on Multi Agency Support Teams in educational settings, this book describes how specialist therapists and other professionals can successfully work together to become essential interlocking pieces of the jigsaw of emotional support.

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Ritual Theatre

The Power of Dramatic Ritual in Personal Development Groups and Clinical Practice

Foreword by James Roose-Evans; Edited by Claire Schrader
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book considers the relevance of ritual theatre in contemporary life and describes how it is being used as a highly cathartic therapeutic process. With contributions from leading experts in the field of dramatherapy, the book brings together a broad spectrum of approaches to ritual theatre as a healing system.

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Supervision and Dramatherapy

Foreword by Paolo Knill; Edited by Elektra Tselikas-Portmann
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book explores the ways in which dramatherapy techniques and concepts can be applied to supervision, and looks at how supervisions are conducted within the field of dramatherapy. The contributors offer insights into the relationships between supervisor, supervisee and client, and the dramatic roles that unfold during the supervision process.

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A Practitioners Guide to Play Therapy Assessments for Court

By Kate Kirk and Mark Tooley; Foreword by Sue Jennings
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A Practitioner's Guide to Play Therapy Assessments for Court is an accessible introduction to the use of play therapy in the assessment of children for law cases: a common approach chosen because it can be a non-threatening technique in an often stressful situation. Joining theory and working practice, the authors outline creative and ...

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Deep Play - Exploring the Use of Depth in Psychotherapy with Children

Foreword by Shaun McNiff; Edited by Dennis McCarthy
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Contributions from a range of therapeutic disciplines demonstrate deep play's capacity to elicit real change in children and how they think about themselves and the world. Including techniques with deep sandboxes, clay and water, alongside case studies and theoretical grounding, this book establishes a new depth psychology approach for treatment.

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