Theraplay: building healthy attachments

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dc.contributor.author Rumley, Nancy A.
dc.date.accessioned 2008-05-09T20:09:47Z
dc.date.available 2008-05-09T20:09:47Z
dc.date.issued 2008-05-09T20:09:47Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/734
dc.description.abstract Theraplay is a technique used to replicate healthy parent-child interactions in order to build healthy attachments. Theraplay is a short-term therapeutic approach that is intimate, physical, personal and enjoyable. The goal of Theraplay is to improve attachments, self-esteem and trust in the relationship. The use of Theraplay has been shown to be beneficial for people of all ages including infants up to geriatric clients. This report offers an overview of Theraplay, provides clinical issues in which Theraplay can be implemented, describes the Theraplay process, and gives implications for further research. Because Theraplay is a highly specialized field, this report also gives information on how to become certified in Theraplay. This report was written for Masters' and Doctoral students in the mental health field that have an interest in working with clientele with attachment injuries. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Kansas State University en
dc.subject Theraplay en
dc.subject Attachment en
dc.subject Marriage and Family Therapy en
dc.subject Adoption en
dc.subject Foster en
dc.subject Therapy en
dc.title Theraplay: building healthy attachments en
dc.type Report en
dc.description.degree Master of Science en
dc.description.level Masters en
dc.description.department Department of Family Studies and Human Services en
dc.description.advisor Joyce Baptist en
dc.subject.umi Health Sciences, Mental Health (0347) en
dc.date.published 2008 en
dc.date.graduationmonth May en


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