Puppet-Assisted Play Therapy is an innovative and comprehensive approach that significantly advances the field of play therapy.

This easy to read, user-friendly book includes history, creative interventions, case studies, the art of puppetry, and the worldwide benefits of puppet-assisted play therapy. It includes instructions for making customized puppets for a therapist’s practice and original research on the relationship of puppet therapy on children’s creativity. By describing all the various facets of puppet-assisted play therapy, this engaging text explores how using puppets produces a powerful connection and trust needed for the therapeutic process.

Puppet-Assisted Play Therapy is a valuable addition to the library of any therapist, social worker, counsellor, teacher, or other professional interested in play and puppets with children.

chapter |2 pages


chapter 1|4 pages

History of Puppetry

chapter 2|8 pages

PAPT and Neurobiology Constructs

chapter 3|4 pages

Puppetry Enhances Creativity

chapter 4|10 pages

PAPT Addresses Theoretical Platforms

chapter 5|12 pages

PAPT and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

chapter 6|11 pages

PAPT and Other Theories

chapter 7|18 pages

PAPT and the Four Stages of Therapy

chapter 9|6 pages

PAPT and Specific Issues in Play Therapy

chapter 10|4 pages

Puppet Making

chapter 12|10 pages

Puppets Worldwide

chapter 13|7 pages

Ethical Concerns

chapter 14|17 pages


chapter |1 pages