:Linking with Building Blocks

Topic:Linking with Building Blocks
• Attributes and Evaluation of Discussion Contributions
• Professional Communications and Writing GuiReferencing the Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) principles of the building blocks of a healthy brain, analyze how the non-directive and experiential approaches to play therapy are consistent with the building blocks of a healthy brain and mind. Address each building block and specific interventions.
• Use your texts to complete the following:
• In Being a Brain-wise Therapist: A Practical Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology, review:
o Chapter 1, “Preliminary Thoughts,” pages 3–6.
o Chapter 2, ” The Brain’s Building Blocks,” pages 7–22.
o Chapter 3, ” The Brain’s Flow,” pages 23–41.
o Chapter 4, “The Relationship between Brain and Mind,” pages 42–51.
o Chapter 5, “Attaching,” pages 52–75.
o Chapter 6, “Picturing the Inner Community,” pages 76–89.
o Chapter 7, “The Mutuality of the Therapeutic Relationship,” pages 90–104.
o Chapter 8, “An Application: Embracing Shame,” pages 105–112.
• In Introduction to Play Therapy:
o Review Chapter 3, “Models of Play Therapy,” pages 48–68.
o Read Chapter 7, “Play Therapy and Therapeutic Play,” pages 135–161.
• Books
Axline, V. M. (1964). Dibs in search of self. New York, NY: Ballantine. ISBN: 9780345339256.
Axline, V. M. (2002). Play therapy. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone. ISBN: 9780443040610.
Badenoch, B. (2008). Being a brain-wise therapist: A practical guide to interpersonal neurobiology. New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company. ISBN: 9780393705546.