Sensory Healing After Developmental Trauma: The Connected Therapist's Guide to Low-Cost Activities for Working with Children (Paperback)

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Sensory Healing After Developmental Trauma: The Connected Therapist's Guide to Low-Cost Activities for Working with Children (Paperback)

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In using this resourceful guide, therapists can develop a comprehensive understanding of how trauma impacts their young clients' brains and sensory systems. Filled with therapeutic strategies and activities tailored to specific regions of the brain, professionals will be able to optimise brain rehabilitation and improve sensory processing abilities.

The book includes a wide range of low-cost, budgeted activities that can be applied in a variety of settings, including juvenile justice, rehab, schools, homes, residential care, and foster homes, all of which include guidance on how to engage the wider community in order to maximise the potential for healing.

Complete with the latest research on trauma and real-life case studies, this book provides an excellent foundation on understanding the science and applying it in practice. It is an indispensable resource for paediatric caregivers looking to support the children they're working with in healing the impact of trauma.
Marti Smith, OTR/L has been an occupational therapist for more than 25 years and has a passion for finding creative and inexpensive strategies to help a variety of diagnoses. Her current focus is on helping children who display dysregulation from trauma and neglect. She has been a national speaker since 2002, runs in-person and online training and has presented at international conferences. She has authored and co-authored three books, most recently The Connected Therapist: Relating Through the Senses. Marti lives in Austin, Texas.
Product Details ISBN: 9781839975004
ISBN-10: 1839975008
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication Date: March 21st, 2024
Pages: 208
Language: English