Child Therapy with the Experts Series

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Adlerian Parent Consultation with Jon Carlson
Therapists often find themselves in over their heads when parents seek their advice about a misbehaving child or teen. Expert Adlerian psychotherapist and educator, Jon Carlson, demonstrates how to bring…
Adlerian Play Therapy with Terry Kottman
Expert Play Therapist Dr. Terry Kottman illustrates that children communicate through play and that all play has a purpose. In this video, Dr. Kottman meets with a 5-year old boy…
Adolescent Family Therapy with Janet Sasson Edgette
Parents and therapists often fallinto the same traps with teenagers: getting into power struggles, coming across as phony, and not setting limits. Janet Sasson Edgette shows us how to be…
Cognitive-Behavioral Child Therapy with Bruce Masek
Cognitive Behavioral therapywith children builds on behavioral therapy techniques while working to modify a child's thoughts and feelings. In this video, Dr. Masek adapts his therapy model to a mother-child…
Gestalt Therapy with Children with Violet Oaklander
Expert child therapist, Dr. Violet Oaklander, has a knack for getting her clients to speak honestly and reveal their difficult feelings. In this video she meets with a 13-year old…
Narrative Therapy with Children with Stephen Madigan
Watch expert Narrative therapist Stephen Madigan in an actual counseling session with a perfectionist 10-year old boy and his mother. Children can feel overtaken by family problems and allow those…
Object Relations Child Therapy with David Scharff
Watch renowned Object Relations psychotherapist David Scharff in an actual counseling session with an 11-year old boy who is grieving the death of his grandmother. In David Scharff's Object Relations…
Person-Centered Child Therapy with Anin Utigaard
Anin Utigaard masterfully teaches us to pay attention to all of the ways we communicate with children in therapy. Watch as she enters the child's world through her speech, body…
Psychotherapy with Medically Ill Children with Gerald Koocher
Many therapists feel overwhelmed with the prospect of helping children cope with physical illness. Learn from expert in the field Gerald Koocher as his warm relational stance and play therapy…
Reality Therapy with Children with Robert Wubbolding
Watch reality therapist Robert Wubbolding in an actual counseling session with a 15-year old boy. World-renowned reality therapist Robert Wubbolding demonstrates how his sensible, straightforward approach is equally effective with…
Solution-Focused Child Therapy with John Murphy
We know that children need lots of positive strokes, but all too often therapists focus on problems. In this compelling demonstration, see John Murphy encourage a family to recognize successes…

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