Supervision Can Be Playful: Techniques for Child and Play Therapist Supervisors (Hardcover)
Supervision Can Be Playful offers clinical supervisors of mental health professionals a comprehensive and thoughtful resource. The text focuses on the clinical supervision of child and play therapists, with supervision interventions that can be augmented for use with mental health professionals who provide supervision to adolescent and adult therapists. The perspectives discussed regarding the role of the clinical supervisor are universal and readers will find them relevant regardless of the age group they are working with. The text addresses the roles and processes of clinical supervision from a unique playful perspective, and from an eclectic theoretical orientation. Each chapter author offers a piece of the supervision puzzle and offers the reader clear guidelines for implementing techniques and the rationale behind them.
Athena A. Drewes, PsyD, RPT-S is director of clinical training and APA Internship at Astor Services for Children & Families. Dr. Drewes has written numerous articles and book chapters on play therapy, is on the editorial board of the International Journal of Play Therapy and Teaching and Education of Professional Psychologists, and she is a national and international presenter and trainer on play therapy. Jodi Ann Mullen, PhD, LMHC, NCC, RPT-S, is the coordinator of the graduate certificate program in Play Therapy at the State University of New York, Oswego, as well as the director of Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC, where she provides play therapy, counseling, consultation, and supervision.