SAP

Psychology & Psychotherapy

Excellence in Scholarship and Learning

 
 

Understanding Children's Sandplay

Lowenfeld's World Technique


This book is essential reading for all those involved in the Psychology of the Child

Lowenfeld realised that “Play” was the medium through which children worked out their emotional conflicts. She recognized that it was a cognitive process which could be analysed (in a non-Freudian way) to understand and deal with behaviour problems and also perhaps help children to develop. She developed the then new concept of non-verbal communication, and methods and tools for using “Play” as therapy and as a therapeutic and analytical tool. This book follows on from her classic book Play in Childhood, which was published in 1935.


Paperback ISBN: 978-1-84519-082-8
Paperback Price: £17.95 / $34.95
Release Date: March 2013
   
Page Extent / Format: 292 pp. / 216 x 138 mm
Illustrated: No
   

 



Contents to follow


Throughout her long and innovative life, Margaret Lowenfeld emphasised the development of new forms of communication with children, especially devoting herself to the diagnosis of troubled children. By understanding and using the tools she developed, we can experience, and so partake of, her insights.
Margaret Mead, world renowned anthropologist and author of Coming of Age in Samoa

Margaret Lowenfeld left an indelible mark–her unique understanding of play and the development of the World Technique have caught the imagination of countless practitioners and researchers, who have absorbed her methods into their work, often without knowledge of her innovative contribution.
From Rie Rogers Mitchell and Harriet S. Friedman, Sandplay: Past, Present and Future


Books can be ordered by phone or online

Ordering in the UK, Europe, Asia, Australasia, South America and Rest of the World

Gazelle Book Services
Direct sales tel.: +44 (0)1524 528500; email: sales@gazellebooks.co.uk
Web ordering: www.gazellebookservices.co.uk

Ordering in the United States and Canada
Independent Publishers Group (IPG)
Direct sales tel.: (800) 888-4741
Web ordering: www.ipgbook.com

Bookseller Ordering
Information is provided under the Resources tab.

eBook Ordering
e-Book type availability can be sourced via www.ipgbook.com by book title. Kindle availability is via Amazon .com and .co.uk sites.