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By Elisabeth Cleve

This can be a tale from contained in the baby psychologist’s room. Victor is 2 and a part years outdated and has misplaced his mom and more youthful brother in a vehicle twist of fate. he's “sunny and chuffed” and doesn’t cry. he's a baby in deep crisis.

This publication follows Victor for his fifteen therapy classes, exhibiting how his therapist pilots the boy via his grief through play and different actions. This therapeutic by way of play treatment is depicted in phrases and images from the viewpoint of either sufferer and therapist. Bringing either desire and braveness, Elisabeth Cleve indicates how hindrance treatment can paintings because the first hyperlink to a brand new destiny.

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He sees and identifies baby birds eating porridge, bear cubs playing together, and a lion cub sitting in a chair. He refers to all the animals as baby animals. He does not observe that there are in fact animal mums and dads together with their young. qxd 2/18/08 11:44 AM Page 29 SESSION THREE: 13 MARCH 111 2 3 4 5 6 711 8 9 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 211 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 911 29 I hesitate for a while about whether to show him the fourth picture or not. Victor thinks I am too slow and snatches it from my hand.

His grandfather tried to read such a book for Victor, but he did not want to listen. During the assessment I will focus solely on Victor’s unique feelings and experiences and not bring up those of other children. Thus, I do not use any books that generalize and tell about others who have suffered a loss. Children who come to a psychological assessment always appreciate that the focus is entirely on their own individual self. qxd 111 2 3 4 5 6 711 8 9 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 211 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 911 2/18/08 11:44 AM Page 15 CHAPTER THREE Session two: 9 March Must I go on living?

Fredrik needs some time to get used to the idea of coming to a psychiatric clinic. He is not negative towards our help, but he wonders intently how it can be possible to help a child of just two years of age. Despite his doubts, Fredrik repeats that he wants Victor to have the best possible help, if in fact he really needs any. He also wants to be assured that his son will not be put through something that will burden him even more. The day after their visit, I get a call from Fredrik. He wants to reassure us that they will be back as planned.

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