Creative Interventions with Traumatized Children
Cathy A. Malchiodi
Guilford Press, Jan 8, 2008 - Psychology - 332 pages
Rich with case material and artwork samples, this volume demonstrates a range of creative approaches for facilitating children's emotional reparation and recovery from trauma. Contributors include experienced practitioners of play, art, music, movement and drama therapies, bibliotherapy, and integrative therapies, who describe step-by-step strategies for working with individual children, families, and groups. The case-based format makes the book especially practical and user-friendly. Specific types of stressful experiences addressed include parental loss, child abuse, accidents, family violence, bullying, and mass trauma. Broader approaches to promoting resilience and preventing posttraumatic problems in children at risk are also presented.
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Cathy A. Malchiodi, ATR-BC, LPCC, CPAT, is a licensed clinical mental health counselor, art therapist, and expressive arts therapist, and is also a faculty member at the National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children and at Lesley ...
... and other factors, trauma can be an experience that is not only unspeakable, but also mentally and physically exhausting, terrifying, and confusing for young people. When I began working as an art therapist and mental xiii.
When I began working as an art therapist and mental health counselor for children from violent homes, I had very little knowledge about the effects of psychological trauma. At that time, very little literature and research on ...
I am indeed fortunate to have encountered Bill early enough in my work as a therapist to benefit from his wisdom and experience. Finally, bringing together an edited book is a collaborative effort between editor, contributors, ...
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