Title

A Brief Primer on Filial Therapy [Review of the book Filial Therapy: Strengthening Parent-Child Relationships Through Play]

Document Type

Book Review

Publication Date

2005

Department

Psychology

Abstract

Reviews the book Filial Therapy: Strengthening Parent-Child Relationships Through Play (2nd ed.) by Risë VanFleet. This clearly written book provides an excellent overview of filial therapy and its many strengths and uses. It is concise and very practical. Its greatest strength is the outline of and specific suggestions for conducting filial therapy. Despite glossing over a few issues, it serves as an excellent primer in filial therapy that takes into account several concerns common to contemporary psychology.

Publication Title

PsycCRITIQUES

DOI

10.1037/051564