Parenting with Theraplay

Understanding Attachment and How to Nurture a Closer Relationship with Your Child


$39.99 AUDincl GST


3 in stock


Theraplay® is an attachment-focused model of parenting that helps parents to understand and relate to their child. Based on a sequence of play activities that are rooted in neuroscience, Theraplay offers a fun and easy way for parents and children to connect. Theraplay is particularly effective with looked after and adopted children.By providing an overview of Theraplay® and the psychological principles that it is based on, parents and carers will gain an understanding of the basic theory of the model along with practical ideas for applying Theraplay® to everyday family life. Through everyday case studies and easy language, parents will gain confidence and learn new skills for emotional bonding, empathy, and acceptance in the relationship with their child. PART ONE: 1. What is Theraplay? 2. Getting Closer to Your Child. 3. Structure. 4. Engagement. 5. Nurture. 6. Challenge. PART TWO: Everyday Examples. 7. Using Theraplay to Help with Everyday Transitions and Change. 8. Thinking About Behavioural Issues. 9. Putting it all together. 10. Description of Theraplay Activities. 11. Further Resources. THERAPLAY WORKSHOPS (


MediumPbk| 208 pages
AuthorVivien Norris and Helen Rodwell


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