Play Therapy and Asperger's Syndrome: Helping Children and Adolescents Grow, Connect, and Heal Through the Art of Play discusses play therapy techniques for children and adolescents diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome in a simple, clear manner. It is designed to help mental health professionals as well as graduate students effectively work with children and adolescents and their families, helping them gain better self-understanding, relationship skills, and emotional growth through the miracle of play.
Acknowledgments Preface Chapter 1. In His Own Little World: Living with Asperger's Syndrome Chapter 2. What is Asperger's Syndrome? Chapter 3. Potential Challenges in Therapy with Children and Adolescents Diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome Chapter 4. The Therapeutic Alliance, Empathy, and Themes in Play Therapy with Children Diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome Chapter 5. Play Therapy Toys and Techniques with Children Diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome Chapter 6. Creating Connection and Examination of Themes in Play Therapy with Adolescents Diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome Chapter 7. Play Therapy with Adolescents Diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome Chapter 8. Divorce and Grief/Loss Issues Epilogue About the Author Bibliography Index