Professional Resources & Bibliography Filial Therapy

Resources for Parents and Professionals
Mastering the Magic of Play
($19.95)
(by Mary C. Ortwein, M.S.)
Books for Professionals
Filial Therapy: Strengthening Parent-Child Relationships Through Play
($11.95)
(by Rise VanFleet, Ph.D.)
Video-tapes for Professionals
Filial Therapy (with Louise Guerney, Ph.D.) (purchase: $29.95)

Filial Therapy (with Eric Hatch, Ph.D.) (purchase: $29.95)

What Do You Say Now? (rental only: $19.95)

Bibliography on Filial Therapy
Multi-Area, Overview, Theory, And Paradigms
† 1.19 Guerney, L. G., Guerney, B. G., Jr. Integrating Child and Family Therapy. Psychotherapy, 1987, (24)3S:609-614.
1.25 Guerney, B. G., Jr. (Ed.), Psychotherapeutic agents: New roles for nonprofessionals, parents, and teachers. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1969.
†* 2.C22 Guerney, L., & Guerney, B. G., Jr. The Relationship Enhancement family of family therapies. Chapter 20 in L. L’Abate & M. A. Milan (Eds.), Handbook of social skills training and research. Somerset, NY: John Wiley and Sons, 1985, 506-524.
* 2.C33 Hardley, G., Guerney, B. G. A Psychoeducational Approach to Family Therapy. Chapter 6 in C. R. Figley (Ed.), Treating Stress in Families (Vol. 3), New York: Brunner/Mazel, 1989, 158-181.
Filial Family Therapy
2.A1 Andronico, M. P., Fidler, J., Guerney, B. G., Jr., & Guerney, L. The combination of didactic and dynamic elements in filial therapy. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 1967, 17, 10-17.
Reprinted in B. G. Guerney, Jr. (Ed.), Psychotherapeutic Agents: New Roles for Nonprofessionals, Parents, and Teachers. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1969, 129-136.
2.A2 Ginsberg, B. G., Stutman, S. S., & Hummel, J. Notes for practice: Group filial therapy. Social Work, 1978, 23(2), 154-156.
2.A3 Ginsberg, B. Parents as therapeutic agents: The usefulness of filial therapy in a community psychiatric clinic. American Journal of Community Psychology, 1976, 4(l), 47-54.
† 2.A4 Guerney, B. G., Jr. Filial therapy: Description and rationale. Journal of Consulting Psychology, 1964, 28(4), 303-310.
Reprinted in G. Stollak, B. G. Guerney, Jr., & M. Rothberg (Eds.), Psychotherapy Research: Selected Readings. Chicago: Rand McNally, 1966, 618-625.
Reprinted in B. G. Guerney, Jr. (Ed.), Psychotherapeutic Agents: New Roles for Nonprofessionals, Parents, and Teachers. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1969, 450-460.
2.A5 Guerney, B. G., Jr. Filial therapy as a logical extension of current trends in psychotherapy. In B. G. Guerney, Jr. (Ed.), Psychotherapeutic Agents: New Roles for Nonprofessionals, Parents, and Teachers. New York: Holt, Rinehart, & Winston, 1969, 47-56.
† 2.A6 Guerney, B. G., Jr. Filial therapy used as a treatment method for disturbed children. Evaluation, 1976, 3, 34-35.
* 2.A7 Guerney, B. G., Jr., Guerney, L., & Andronico, M. Filial therapy: Description and rationale. Yale Scientific Magazine, 1966, 40, 6-14.
Reprinted in B. G. Guerney, Jr. (Ed.), Psychotherapeutic agents: New Roles for Nonprofessionals, Parents, and Teachers. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1969, 461-465.
Reprinted in J. T. Hart & T. M. Tomlinson (Eds.), New Directions in Client Centered Therapy. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1970.
Reprinted in C. Schaefer (Ed.), The Therapeutic Use of Child’s Play: Basic Readings. New York: Jason Aronson, 1977.
* 2.A8 Guerney, B. G., Jr., Guerney, L., & Stover, L. Facilitative therapist attitudes in training parents as psychotherapeutic agents. The Family Coordinator, 1972, 21(3), 275-278.
Reprinted in W. C. Nichols (Ed.), Marriage and Family Therapy. Minneapolis: National Council on Family Relations, 1974.
2.A9 Guerney, B. G., Jr., & Stover, L. Filial Therapy: Final Report on MH 1826401. IDEALS, 12500 Blake Road, Silver Spring, MD 20904-2056, 1971, 156 pages.
2.A10 Guerney, L. Filial therapy program. In D. H. Olson (Ed.), Treating Relationships. Lake Mills, Iowa: Graphic Publishing Co., Inc., 1976, 67-91.
† 2.A11 Stover, L., & Guerney, B. G., Jr. The efficacy of training procedures for mothers in filial therapy. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 1967, 4(3), 110-115.
Reprinted in B. G. Guerney, Jr. (Ed.), Psychotherapeutic Agents: New Roles for Nonprofessionals, Parents, and Teachers. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1969, 534-544.
† 2.A12 Sywulak, A. E. The Effect of Filial Therapy on Parental Acceptance and Child Adjustment. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, The Pennsylvania State University, 1977 (summary segment).
2.A13 Guerney, L. Training and evaluation of students as consultants in an adult-child Relationship Enhancement program. Professional Psychology. May, 1978, 193-197.
2.A14 Guerney, L. Filial therapy. In R. Herink (Ed.), The Psychotherapy Handbook. New York: The New American Library, Inc., 1980.
2.A15 Sensué, M. E. Filial Therapy Follow-up Study: Effects on Parental Acceptance and Child Adjustment. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, The Pennsylvania State University, 1981 (summary segment).
2.A16 Guerney, L. Play therapy with learning disabled children. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, Fall 1979, 242-244.
* 2.A17 Guerney, L. Client-centered (non-directive) play therapy. In C. Schaefer & K. O’Connor (Eds.), Handbook of Play Therapy. New York: J. Wiley & Sons, 1983, 21-64.
2.A18 Guerney, L. Play therapy with the learning disabled. In C. Schaefer & K. O’Connor (Eds.), Handbook of Play Therapy. New York: J. Wiley & Sons, 1982, 419-435.
2.A19 Guerney, L. Play therapy in counseling settings. In T. Yawkey (Ed.), Child’s Play: Developmental and Applied. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1984, 291-316.
* 2.A20 Guerney, L. Introduction to filial therapy. In P. Keller & L. Ritt (Eds.), Innovations in Clinical Practice: A Source Book (Vol. II). Sarasota, FL: Professional Resource Exchange, 1983, 26-39.
2.A21 Oxman, L. The Effectiveness of Filial Therapy: A Controlled Study. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Rutgers University, 1971 (summary segment).
2.A22 Coufal, J. D., & Brock, G. W. Parent-child Relationship Enhancement: A skills training approach. In N. Stinnett, B. Chesser, & J. DeFrain, (Eds.), Building Family Strengths: Blueprints for Action (Vol. l). London: University of Nebraska Press, 1979.
2.A23 Ginsberg, B. G. Filial therapy with retarded children and their families. American Psychology Bulletin (Vol. 6), November, 1984, 332-334.
2.A24 Ginsberg, B. G. Beyond behavior modification: Client-centered play therapy with the retarded. American Psychology Bulletin (Vol. 6), November, 1984, 321-324.
2.A25 Coufal, J. D., & Brock, G. W. A model for including children in parent skills training. Journal of Parenting Studies. In press.
2.A26 Andronico, M. P. Filial therapy: A group for parents of children with emotional problems. In Rosenbaum (Ed.), Handbook of Short Term Therapy Groups. New York: McGraw Hill, 1983, 3-21.
2.A27 Levinger, A. C. Filial therapy combines parent education with play therapy. Communique, November, 1990, 16.
2.A28 Guerney, L. Parents as Partners in Treating Behavior Problems in Early Childhood Settings. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 1990, 11(2), 74-90.
2.A29 VanFleet, R. Using filial therapy to strengthen families with chronically ill children. In L. VandeCreek, S. Knapp, & T. Jackson (Eds.), Innovations in Clinical Practice: A Source Book, (Vol. 11), Sarasota, FL: Professional Resource Press, 1992.
2.A30 Ginsberg, B. G. Parents as Therapeutic Agents: The Usefulness of Filial Therapy in a Community Mental Health Center. American Journal of Community Psychology, 1976, 4, (1).
† 2.A31 Guerney, L. A follow-up study on filial therapy. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Eastern Psychological Association, New York, April, 1975 (summary).
2.A32 Glazer, H. R. Filial Therapy. International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors, Newsletter, 1-2, 1992, Summer.
* 2.A33 Glazer-Waldman, H. R., Zimmerman, J. E., Landreth, G. L., Norton, D. Filial therapy: An intervention for parents of children with chronic illness. International Journal of Play Therapy, 1992, (1), 31-42.
2.A34 Ginsberg, B. G. Catharsis. In Charles E. Schaeffer (Ed.), The Therapeutic Powers of Play, 1993, 107-141. North Vale, NJ: Jason Aronson, Inc.
2.A35 Vogelsong, E., Guerney, B. G., Jr., Guerney, L. Filial Therapy. IDEALS, 12500 Blake Road, Silver Spring, MD 20904-2056, VHS video, 1980.
2.A36 Eardley, D. An Initial Investigation of a Didactic Version of Filial Therapy Dealing with Self-Concept Increase and Problematic Behavior Decrease Unpublished doctoral dissertation, The Pennsylvania State University, 1978 (summary segment).
2.A37 Guerney, L., Guerney, B. G., Jr. Child Relationship Enhancement Family Therapy and Parent Education. Chapter 11 in Schaefer, C. E., Carey, L. J. (Eds), Family Play Therapy, Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, Inc, 1994, 127-137.
2.A38 VanFleet, R. Filial Therapy: Strengthening Parent-Child Relationships Through Play. Sarasota, FL: Professional Resource Press, 1994. Available from: IDEALS, 12500 Blake Road, Silver Spring, MD 20904-2056.
2.A39 Bratton, S., Landreth, G. Filial Therapy with Single Parents: Effects on Parental Acceptance, Empathy, and Stress. International Journal of Play Therapy, 1995, (4)1, 61-80.
2.A40 Ginsberg, B. G. Parent-Adolescent Relationship Program (PARD): Relationship Enhancement Therapy with Adolescents and Their Families (Fathers and Sons). Psychotherapy, Spring 1995, (32)1, 108-112.
2.A41 Guerney, L., & Welsh, A.D. Two by Two: A Filial therapy case study. Chapter in Kottman, T., & Schaefer, C. (Eds.), Play Therapy in Action: A Case Book for Practitioners. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aaronson Publishing Company, 1993.
2.A42 Johnson, L. Filial Therapy: A Bridge Between Individual Child Therapy and Family Therapy. Journal of Family Psychotherapy, 1995, 6(3), 55-70.
2.A43 Guerney, L. Filial Therapy. Chapter in O’Connor, K., & Braverman, L. (Eds.), Play Therapy Theory and Practice: A Comparative Casebook. New York, NY: John Wiley and Sons, 1977.
Special Settings/Populations
6.C1 Andronico, M. P., & Guerney, B. G., Jr. The potential application of filial therapy to the school situation. Journal of School Psychology, 1967, 6(1), 2-7.
Reprinted in B. G. Guerney, Jr. (Ed.), Psychotherapeutic agents: New roles for nonprofessionals, parents, and teachers. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1969, 371-377.
Reprinted in A. J. Bindman & A. D. Spiegel (Eds.), Perspectives in community mental health. Chicago: Aldine, 1969.
* 6.C7 Guerney, B. G., Jr., Stover, L., & Andronico, M. P. On educating the disadvantaged parent to motivate children for learning. A filial approach. Community Mental Health Journal, 1967, 3, 66-72.
* 6.C15 Guerney, L. Play therapy with learning disabled children. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, Fall 1979, 242-244.