References

Play Therapy Page

Section 1

-Kaugars, A., Russ, S. (2001). Emotions in children’s play and creative problem-solving. Creativity Research Journal, 13(2), 211-219.
-Russ, S. W. (2004). In child development and psychotherapy. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers.
-Bratton, S. C., Ray, D., Rhine, T., & Jones, C. (2005). The efficacy of play therapy with children: A meta-analytic review of treatment outcomes. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 36(4), 376-390
-Leblanc, M. & Ritchie, M. (2001) A meta-analysis of play therapy outcomes. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 14(2), 149-163
–Ray, D. C., Armstrong, S. A., Balkin, R. S., & Jayne, K. M. (2015). Child-centered play therapy in the schools: Review and meta-analysis. Psychology in the Schools, 52(2), 107-123.
–Lin, Y., & Bratton, S. C. (2015). A meta-analytic review of child-centered play therapy approaches. Journal of Counseling and Development, 93(1), 45-58
–Reddy, L. A., Files-Hall, T. M., & Schaefer, C. E. (2005). Empirically based play interventions for children. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Additional evidence-based research is available on the Australian Play Therapists Association (APTA) website.

Section 2

–Moustakas, C. (1997). Relationship play therapy. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, Inc.
–O’Connor K. J., Schaefer C. E. (1983). Handbook of play therapy. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
–Reddy, L. A., Files-Hall, T. M., & Schaefer, C. E. (2005). Empirically based play interventions for children. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.