22. Can We Play Again?: Applying Positive Psychology Principles in Cognitive-Behavioral Play Therapy

  1. George W. Burns
  1. Beth L. Pearson and
  2. Tori Sacha Cordiano

Published Online: 9 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269664.ch22

Happiness, Healing, Enhancement: Your Casebook Collection for Applying Positive Psychology in Therapy

Happiness, Healing, Enhancement: Your Casebook Collection for Applying Positive Psychology in Therapy

How to Cite

Pearson, B. L. and Cordiano, T. S. (2009) Can We Play Again?: Applying Positive Psychology Principles in Cognitive-Behavioral Play Therapy, in Happiness, Healing, Enhancement: Your Casebook Collection for Applying Positive Psychology in Therapy (ed G. W. Burns), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269664.ch22

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470291153

Online ISBN: 9781118269664

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Keywords:

  • positive psychology;
  • oppositional defiant disorder;
  • anxiety;
  • cognitive-behavioral play therapy;
  • coping strategy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Fortuitous Shift: Moving to a Positive-Psychology-Based Cognitive-Behavioral Play Therapy

  • Pretend Play and Positive Psychology

  • The Benefits of Play Therapy

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Play Therapy

  • The Interventions

  • Outcomes

  • Lessons Learned