These are some places you can find out more about play, play as therapy and children's health and well being.

https://www.learntoplayevents.com

https://www.a4pt.org

https://developingchild.harvard.edu 

https://www.bapt.info

Here are links to two short videoes about Filial Therapy or Special Play Time -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2GBoxA2JI8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OwI88B2WGw

This is a link to the Parents corner of the Association for Play Therapy – United States which has additional information about Play, Play Therapy and Filial Therapy.

https://www.a4pt.org/page/ParentsCornerHomePag  

Western Australia: services. Raising Children Network. (2021). Retrieved 18 March 2021, from 

https://raisingchildren.net.au/grown-ups/services-support/local-services/wa-services 

Play4therapy - Relationships WA. Relationships WA (Production). (2021). Retrieved 18 March 2021, from 

https://www.relationshipswa.org.au/Services/Children-Young-People/Play4therapy 

Kellam, T. (2009). The parent survival guide. Routledge.

Australian Childhood foundation – Explaining Polyvagal theory infographic. childhood.org.au  


References and A​cknowledgements

Play and Play Therapy

Axline, V. (1990). DIBS, in search of self. Penguin.

Cochran, N., Nordling, W., & Cochran, J. (2010). Child-Centred Play Therapy A Practical guide to Developing Therapeutic Relationships with Children. John Wiley & Sons.

Kestly, T. (2014). The interpersonal neurobiology of play. W.W.Norton &CompNy.

Lin Y, Bratton S. A Meta-Analytic Review of Child-Centered Play Therapy Approaches. Journal of Counseling & Development. 2015;93(1):45-58.

Porges, S. (2011). The polyvagal theory. W.W.Norton.

Prendiville, E., & Howard, J. (2017). Creative psychotherapy. Routledge.

Schaefer, C. (2011). The Foundations of Play Therapy (2nd ed.). John Wiley & Sons.

Schaefer, C., & Drewes, A. (2014). The therapeutic powers of play. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Siegel, D. (2019). An Introduction to Interpersonal Neurobiology by Daniel J. Siegel [Video]. Retrieved 14 September 2021, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JeGBhVm13mc.

Van Fleet, R., Sywulak, S., & Sniscak, A. (2010). Child-Centred Play Therapy. The Guilford Press.

Vaughn, C., & Brown, S. (2014). Play. Avery.



Learn to Play

 Stagnitti K. Resources - Learn to Play for Teachers [Internet]. Learn to Play. 2020 [cited 19 August 2020]. Available from: https://www.learntoplayevents.com/resources/

Stagnitti K. For Therapists - Learn to Play [Internet]. Learn to Play. [cited 19 August 2020]. Available from: https://www.learntoplayevents.com/for-therapists/

Play - Learn to Play [Internet]. Learn to Play. [cited 18 August 2020]. Available from: https://www.learntoplayevents.com/play/

Why pretend play is important for school [Internet]. Melbourne: Learn to play events; 2020 [cited 19 August 2020]. Available from: https://www.learntoplayevents.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Why-pretend-play-is-important-for-school_full-version.pdf

Stagnitti K. Children and Pretend Play. In: Stagnitti K, Cooper R, ed. by. Play as Therapy. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers; 2009. p. 59-67. 

Filial Therapy

VanFleet R. Filial therapy. 3rd ed. Sarasotta: Professional Resources Press; 2014.

Ryan V, Bratten S. Partners in the change process. In: Shaeffer C, Kelly-Zion S, McCormick J, Ohnogi A, ed. by. Play therapy for very young children. New York: Jason Aronson; 2008.

Landreth G, Bratton S. Child Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT), 2nd Edition. Milton: Routledge; 2019.

Cochran N, Nordling W, Cochran J. Child-centered play therapy. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons; 2010.

VanFleet R. A parent's handbook of filial therapy. 2nd ed. Boiling Springs, PA: Play Therapy Press; 2012.

Guerney L, Ryan V. Group filial therapy. London: Jessica Kingsley; 2013.

Lin Y, Bratton S. A Meta-Analytic Review of Child-Centered Play Therapy Approaches. Journal of Counseling & Development. 2015;93(1):45-58.

Cornett N, Bratton S. A golden intervention: 50 years of research on filial therapy. International Journal of Play Therapy. 2015;24(3):119-133.

Sandplay

Bradway, K., & McCoard, B. (1997). Sandplay - Silent Workshop of the Psyche. Routledge.

Carey, L. (2008). Sandplay therapy with children and families. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Kalff, D. (2003). Sandplay. Temenos Press.

McNally, S. (2001). Sandplay. Writers Club Press.

Spence, R. (2018). Sandplay therapy and teacher wellbeing: A consideration for practice. Counselling Australia, (Autumn 2018), 24-25.

Turner, B. (2005). The handbook of sandplay therapy. Temenos Press.

Ackowledgements


Stenson, T. (2010). We Grow [Online]. Portland; Apple Music. Retrieved 6 July 2021, from https://vimeo.com/160027851.

All unacknowledged photographs are Vistaprint stock photos or the property of Small Steps Therapeutic Play and Counselling.

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