Congratulations to Carol Golly, LCSW, RPT-S for her article of “Healing Adolescent Trauma: Incorporating Ethical Touch in a Movement and Dance Therapy Group”, which she co-wrote with Daniela Riccelli and Mark Smith. It was published in Touch in Child Counseling and Play Therapy: An Ethical and Clinical Guide, edited by Janet A. Courtney, Robert D. Nolan, and foreword by Eliana Gil a renowned trauma expert.
According to the publisher, “Touch in Child Counseling and Play Therapy explores the professional and legal boundaries around physical contact in therapy and offers best-practice guidelines from a variety of perspectives. Chapters address issues around appropriate and sensitive therapist-initiated touch, therapeutic approaches that use touch as an intervention in child treatment, and both positive and challenging forms of touch that are initiated by children. In these pages, professionals and students alike will find valuable information on ways to address potential ethical dilemmas, including defining boundaries, working with parents and guardians, documentation, consent forms, cultural considerations, countertransference, and much more.”
For more information on the book, please visit https://www.routledge.com/Touch-in-Child-Counseling-and-Play-Therapy-An-Ethical-and-Clinical-Guide/Courtney-Nolan-Gil/p/book/9781138638532