ABSTRACT

This book explains how the powerful technique of psychodrama can be safely used in working with the child who has been badly traumatized. It presents practical examples of work with children suffering from a range of problems including language disorder, depression, and abuse.

Acknowledgements -- List of Photographs /Illustrations -- Foreword by Dr G. Max Clayton -- Introduction: The Pied Piper -- Part I Background -- 1 THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK -- 2 SPONTANEIT Y - THE LINCHPIN OF PSYCHODRAMA -- 3 THE WAY IN -- 4 METAPHOR, ARCHET YPE AND STORY - THE HIDD EN LANGUAGE -- Part II The Children's Stories -- 5 ANDREA -- 6 MICHAEL -- 7 MEG -- 8 JESSICA -- 9 MARK -- 10 JOD Y -- 11 JA SON -- 12 MARY KATE -- 13 JAMIE -- 14 AMANDA -- Part III Connections -- 15 WORKING WITH RESISTANCE -- 16 PSYCHODRAMA AND CHILD THERAPY -- 17 BEYOND THE BARRIERS -- Bibliography -- Glossary -- Index.