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Speaking About the Unspeakable free pdf Children do not always have the capacity or need to express themselves through words. They often succeed in saying more about their feelings and experiences by communicating non-verbally through play and other expressive, creative activities. The basic premise of "Speaking About the Unspeakable" is that life's most pivotal experiences, both good and bad, can be truly expressed via the language of the imagination. Through creativity and play, children are free to articulate their emotions indirectly. The contributors, all experienced child therapists, describe a wide variety of non-verbal therapeutic techniques, including clay, sand, movement and nature therapy, illustrating their descriptions with moving case studies from their professional experience. Accessible and engaging, this book will inspire child psychologists and therapists, art therapists and anyone with an interest in therapeutic work with children.

About Dennis McCarthy

Dennis McCarthy is a licensed mental health counselor in New York state and is the director of Metamorfos Institute. He is a psychotherapist working with both children and adults and specializing in sandplay and dream work. Initially trained as a dancer, he weaves the body's innate urge to move into all of his work. Dennis McCarthy is the author of "If You Turned into a Monster": Transformation through Play: A Body-Centred Approach to Play Therapy, also published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

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Author : Dennis McCarthy
Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Data Published : 12 May 2008
ISBN : 1843108798
EAN : 9781843108795
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 160 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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