Therapy Games for Teens: 150 Activities to Improve Self-Esteem, Communication, and Coping Skills
By Kevin Gruzewski, CTRS
This book provides the most teen-appropriate therapy game and activity ideas for therapists, counselors, and clinicians who need effective, ready-to-use activities that feel most relevant to the teenage clients they're supporting and the teen-specific issues they're addressing.
Build teen self-esteem and communication skills with 150 simple, effective therapy games
Planning thoughtful and productive therapy activities for teens doesn’t have to be a complex challenge or require a lot of specialized resources. Therapy Games for Teens makes it easier to reach them, with 150 games based in recreation therapy that help teens cope with stress, bullying, grief, anxiety, depression, and more.
These fun and inclusive therapy games are designed specifically with teens in mind. Step-by-step instructions show you how to guide them as they practice everything from labeling their own emotions to creative ways of venting frustration, with techniques that incorporate mindfulness and self-reflection. Give teens the tools to navigate life’s challenges effectively, so they can grow up into confident, self-aware adults.
Therapy Games for Teens helps:
- Put teens in control—Designed for both groups and individuals, these therapy games use self-exploration and creative expression to help teens let their guard down and learn valuable coping skills.
- Discussion questions—Each activity includes tips, talking points, and open-ended questions to help teens put what they learned into perspective and apply it to their lives.
- Practical and doable—The therapy games use simple materials like pencils, paper, dry-erase boards, and tape so there’s no need for expensive or specialized tools.
Help teens arm themselves with skills to manage their emotions and step into their potential.
Paperback / Psychology / Developmental / Adolescent / Family & Relationships / Life Stages
0.7" H x 9.1" L x 7.4" W (1.1 lbs) 206 pages