Eliana Gil

Eliana Gil, PhD, is senior partner in a private group practice, the Gil Institute for Trauma Recovery and Education in Fairfax, Virginia, which provides therapy, consulting, and training services. She is also Director of Starbright Training Institute for Child and Family Play Therapy in northern Virginia. Dr. Gil has worked in the field of child abuse prevention and treatment for over 40 years. A licensed marriage, family, and child counselor; approved marriage and family therapy supervisor; registered play therapist; and registered play therapy supervisor, Dr. Gil has served on the Board of Directors of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children and the National Resource Center on Child Sexual Abuse, and is a former President of the Association for Play Therapy, which honored her with its Lifetime Achievement Award. She is the author of The Healing Power of Play: Working with Abused Children; Treating Abused Adolescents; Helping Abused and Traumatized Children: Integrating Directive and Nondirective Approaches, and other acclaimed books and video programs on child abuse and related topics.

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Working with Children with Sexual Behavior Problems

Working with Children with Sexual Behavior Problems

by Eliana Gil, Jennifer A. Shaw

  • Hardback £25.83 (RRP : £27.99 save £2.16)

Based on extensive clinical experience, this book provides authoritative guidance and practical tools in a challenging area for child mental health professionals. The authors explain the many... (more)

Play in Family Therapy: Second Edition

Play in Family Therapy: Second Edition

by Eliana Gil

  • Paperback £19.99

This classic volume, now completely revised, has helped tens of thousands of therapists integrate play therapy and family therapy techniques in clinical practice. Eliana Gil demonstrates a broad... (more)

Posttraumatic Play in Children: What Clinicians Need to Know

Posttraumatic Play in Children: What Clinicians Need to Know

by Eliana Gil

  • Paperback £18.99

From leading expert Eliana Gil, this book provides child clinicians with essential knowledge and tools for evaluating and working with posttraumatic play. Such play, which is often repetitive and... (more)

Working with Children to Heal Interpersonal Trauma: The Power of Play

Working with Children to Heal Interpersonal Trauma: The Power of Play

Edited by Eliana Gil

  • Paperback £24.29 (RRP : £26.99 save £2.70)

Featuring in-depth case presentations from master clinicians, this volume highlights the remarkable capacity of traumatized children to guide their own healing process. The book describes what... (more)

Play in Family Therapy: Second Edition

Play in Family Therapy: Second Edition

by Eliana Gil

  • Hardback £47.69 (RRP : £52.99 save £5.30)

This classic volume, now completely revised, has helped tens of thousands of therapists integrate play therapy and family therapy techniques in clinical practice. Eliana Gil demonstrates a broad... (more)

Termination Challenges in Child Psychotherapy

Termination Challenges in Child Psychotherapy

by Eliana Gil, David A. Crenshaw

  • Hardback £22.99

Ending therapy in an appropriate and meaningful way is especially important in work with children and adolescents, yet the topic is often overlooked in clinical training. From leading child... (more)

The Healing Power of Play

The Healing Power of Play

by Eliana Gil

  • Paperback £22.49 (RRP : £24.99 save £2.50)

Abused and traumatized children have special therapeutic needs. This book focuses on the impact of trauma and how to help children achieve a positive resolution. Issues such as facilitating and... (more)

Treating Abused Adolescents

Treating Abused Adolescents

by Eliana Gil

  • Paperback £22.99

The first book to explore the issue of abuse in adolescents - both the residual effects of earlier child abuse and current or cumulative abuse. This volume provides a sensitive account of how to... (more)

Cultural Issues in Play Therapy

Cultural Issues in Play Therapy

Edited by Eliana Gil, Athena A. Drewes

  • Hardback £49.49 (RRP : £54.99 save £5.50)

See catalogue 25123 for paperback edition. (more)

Cultural Issues in Play Therapy

Cultural Issues in Play Therapy

Edited by Eliana Gil, Athena A. Drewes

  • Paperback £22.19 (RRP : £22.99 save £0.80)

Helping therapists hone their skills for working with diverse children and families, this unique volume looks at play therapy through a multicultural lens. Experienced practitioners examine how... (more)

Helping Abused and Traumatized Children: Integrating Directive and Nondirective Approaches

Helping Abused and Traumatized Children: Integrating Directive and Nondirective Approaches

by Eliana Gil

  • Hardback £51.29 (RRP : £56.99 save £5.70)

Presenting an integrative model for treating traumatized children, this book combines play, art, and other expressive therapies with ideas and strategies drawn from cognitive-behavioral and family... (more)

Working with Children to Heal Interpersonal Trauma: The Power of Play

Working with Children to Heal Interpersonal Trauma: The Power of Play

Edited by Eliana Gil

  • Hardback £53.99 (RRP : £59.99 save £6.00)

Featuring in-depth case presentations from master clinicians, this volume highlights the remarkable capacity of traumatized children to guide their own healing process. The book describes what... (more)

Helping Abused and Traumatized Children: Integrating Directive and Nondirective Approaches

Helping Abused and Traumatized Children: Integrating Directive and Nondirective Approaches

by Eliana Gil

  • Paperback £22.99

Presenting an integrative model for treating traumatized children, this book combines play, art, and other expressive therapies with ideas and strategies drawn from cognitive-behavioral and family... (more)

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