Dramatherapy With Children and Adolescents by Sue JenningsDramatherapy With Children and Adolescents by Sue Jennings

Dramatherapy With Children and Adolescents

EditorSue Jennings

Paperback | February 17, 1995

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Drama plays a crucial role in healthy human development and dramatherapy can be particularly effective in helping troubled children or adolescents. In this book, twelve contributors, writing from a range of international and theoretical perspectives, show how the dramatic element in people's lives plays its part in patterns of healthy and unhealthy development. They describe practical ways of using dramatherapy with both groups and individuals and demonstrate that dramatherapy is a strategy thatworks, helping to bring about change and creativity.
Dramatherapy with Children and Adolescentswill be invaluable to all professionals who work with children, including social workers, probation officers, nurses and teachers, as well as dramatherapists and play therapists.
Iona Margaret Opie was born on October 13, 1923. During World War II, she made meteorological maps in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force. She married Peter Opie in 1943. Together they collected children's rhymes, riddles, and street culture. Their books included I Saw Esau, The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes, The Oxford Nursery Rhyme...
Title:Dramatherapy With Children and AdolescentsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.9 inPublished:February 17, 1995Publisher:Taylor and Francis

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415110416

ISBN - 13:9780415110419


Table of Contents

Introduction. Acknowlegements. Illustrations. Part I:The Dramatic World View: Reflections on the Roles Taken and Played by Young Children.Fear and Tension in Children's Games. Drama Therapy with Children who are Trapped in their Spontaneous Play. The Role a Role-play may Play: Dramatherapy and the Externalization of the Problem. How Individual is Individual Therapy?: The Use of Contextual Therapy Principles in the Treatment of Children and Adolescents in Dramatherapy. Dramatherapy for Survival: Some Thoughts on Transitions and Choices for Children and Adolescents. Pinnochio - A Handicapped Brother: Working with Healthy Siblings Through Dramatherapy. From Adolescent Trauma to Adolescent Drama: Group Drama Therapy with Emotionally Disturbed Youth. Images and Action: Dramatherapy and Psychodrama with Sexually Abused Adolescents. Shall I be Mother?: The Development of the Role of the Dramatherapist and Reflections on r s1 Transference/counter-transference. Families and the Story of Change. Darkness and Light: Archetypes in Work with Adolescents, Creativity and Pathology.