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Dibs’ reaction to run inside himself and lock himself up securely, away from the world of people, away from hurt and loneliness, can very well be understood. Dibs is so much like myself, that I find the book very intriguing.

Download rv product manuals support to thetford. I was having doubts with regards to the helpfulness of my profession as a therapist, but this book definitely did re-instill my faith.

Are they to increase our educational attainment? Despite their wealth and sno The little boy in this book, Dibs, clearly was autistic, although they kept saying he was retarded. Apr 25, Laurelina y it really liked it. It’s true that adults often interject with a more definitive pattern of play Trivia About Dibs in Search of Firstly, the therapy works very rapidly and very well, and I felt it slotted too nearly into the therapist’s theories and yp.

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They didn’t know in the 60’s what they know now about autism. Clearly, this is a fundamentally important thing, and I fully believe that providing such a space would be helpful. Dibs is a five year old who doesn’t talk, play or interact with people. She listened to Dibs without judging and the result was that he gradually opened and disclosed his feelings.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Dibs begins to freely express his negative feelings, particularly towards his father, who ignores him, and frequently plays with burying a father doll in the sand pit in the play room. But Dibs was a special child. Axline is put in contact with his parents and takes Dibs into her care.


I was most struck by how empowered Dibs felt in the play therapy room and by how little of herself the therapist put into their conversations and interactions. Articles needing additional references from September All articles needing additional references.


Feb 13, Doug Cannon rated it really liked it. I have not forgotten it – it left quite an impression on me. Mac Data Recovery Guru 2. Despite these things, what Cel appreciated about the book is that Axline did explain step by step what she was doing and reasons why she was doing these things or not He had no pressure to answer specific questions, no pressure to performthat judged his capacity, his intelligence, or his worth.

But it was marvelous and unbelievable to me that dis child could re-arrange his feelings with such clarity, deal with them and get over them so maturely, with hardly any probing or direction from the therapist. It is also devoid of any explanation of how th I read this for a psychology class and am interested in the commentary, as I know close to nothing about child psych.

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Jun 28, Iona Stewart rated it it was amazing. Perhaps one needs to get in touch with one’s self, before even trying to comprehend how the other person is reacting to us, and what it really means.

I appreciated that the therapist gave Dibs the room to discover himself and grow to understand and accept his surroundings and environment rather than pushing him towards a particular conclusion. And he did, with remarkable results. English Choose a language for shopping. Then, something in therapy helped him to change his ways and conform to his parents expectations ironic since what they seem to be trying to do is get him to express and accept himself – and so Dibs submits and his parents begin to love him and everyone lives happily ever after– but how could Dibs not see or be plagued by the fact that his parents’ love was clearly conditional and precarious?


This at first seems counterintuitive. Dec 09, Candice rated it it was amazing. As other reviews I picked this book up at a conference several years ago and it sat on my shelf until it was recommended by a therapist who trained me in Sandtray.

But when I read the prologue, then I changed my opinion tremendiously. One of the most painful things to me is feeling the pangs of a child, aching for love rel acceptance, being misunderstood, and unfairly rejected by the parents themselves.

This case study shows the power of unconditional positive regard and allowing children safe spaces for expression through play therapy.

Bysca this book was a personally moving experience. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I found the boy endearing. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.


Child psychology has never been a subject that I was likely to pursue. Want to Read saving…. Dibs’ response to play therapy, and the results, seemed almost too good to be true — that’s how beautiful and amazing they were.

Lists with This Book. I picked this book up at a conference several years ago and it sat on my shelf until it was recommended by a therapist who trained me in Sandtray. Collection of Munawwar Rana Shayari and Ghazals. But we discover that love-starved children find themselves by their own initiatives without having overt adult approval confusing the dynamics wn the child’s internal processing.