by Clare Rosoman
The handouts provide creative approaches to a variety of presenting problems, including anxiety, anger, depression and family issues, and the age-range appropriate to each activity is indicated on the handouts.
This convenient collection of handouts provides a wide range of ready-made activities for all kinds of therapists working on a professional level with child and adolescent clients and their families.
There are activities in this book suitable for any therapist, whether trained as a counsellor, psychologist, social worker, family or child therapist, psychiatrist or psychotherapist. The handouts provide creative approaches to a variety of presenting problems, including anxiety, anger, depression and family issues, and the age-range appropriate to each activity is indicated on the handouts. Fully photocopiable, the tools can be used to complement or expand upon a young client's treatment plan by selecting the activities that will help them best to meet their therapeutic goals.
This practical set of therapy tools will be invaluable in saving time for the busy therapist.
Clare Rosoman is a clinical psychologist currently managing a large not-for-profit psychology clinic in Queensland, Australia. She is also a consultant at Griffith University as a supervisor of post-graduate clinical psychology students in their work with clients. Dr Rosoman has previously worked in a variety of settings including psychiatric hospitals, private practice, schools and universities, and has published several papers in the area of children's social functioning and antisocial behaviour.
4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 264pp
Appetisers. 0.1 How to Use this Book. 0.2 Why Worksheets? 0.3 Clinical Issues. 0.4 About the Author. 0.5 Acknowledgements. Starters. Section 1: Getting Started. 1.1 Rapport Building. 1.2 Boundaries and Goals for Therapy. 1.3 Unfolding the Story. Section 2: Therapy Basics. 2.1 Exploring and Expressing Feelings. 2.2 Monitoring. 2.3 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. 2.4 Emotional Regulation. 2.5 Goal Setting. 2.6 Problem solving. Main Course. Section 3: Anxiety Issues. 3.1 Psychoeducation and Increasing Awareness. 3.2 Anxiety Reduction Strategies. 3.3 Cognitive and Behavioural Strategies for Anxiety. Section 4: Depressive Issues. 4.1 Psychoeducation. 4.2 Behavioural Strategies for Depression. 4.3 Cognitive Strategies for Depression. Section 5: Anger Issues. 5.1 Psychoeducation. 5.2 Motivation for Managing Anger. 5.3 Anger Management Strategies. Section 6: Communication Skills. 6.1 Friendships. 6.2 Assertiveness. 6.3 Safety and Empowerment. Dessert. Section 7: Family Issues. 7.1 Family Story. 7.2 Connectedness. 7.3 Parenting. 7.4 Family Problem Solving. Section 8: Resilience. 8.1 Building Self-Esteem. 8.2 Body Image. 8.3 Staying On Track. Index.
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