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DR VIRGINIA RYAN  
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Virginia Ryan's Publications (2000 onwards), including:

Books

Guerney, L and Ryan, V (2013) Group filial therapy: Training parents to conduct special play sessions with their own children. London: Jessica Kingsley Pp 438

Wilson, K, and Ryan, V (2005) Play therapy: a non-directive approach for children and adolescents. 2nd Edition. London: Elsevier Science Pp 289

Ryan, V and Wilson, K (2000/1996) Case studies in non-directive play therapy. London: Jessica Kingsley. Pp 251

Book Chapters

Jaeger, J and Ryan, V (2011) Integrating Attachment Theory and Non- directive Play Therapy to Treat Children with More Serious Attachment Problems. In S Bratton, A Drewes and C E Schaefer (Eds) Integrative Play Therapy. New York: Wiley.

Ryan, V (2009) Play therapy: psycho-social approaches to trauma and emotional problems in young children. In K Stagnitti and R Cooper (Eds) Play as therapy: assessment and therapeutic interventions. London: Jessica Kingsley, pp 187-204.

Ryan, V and Bratton, S (2008) Child-centered/non-directive play therapy for very young children. In C E Schaefer, S Kelly-Zion, J McCormick and A Ohnogi (Eds), Play therapy for very young children. Maryland, USA: Rowman and Littlefield.

Ryan, V (2007) Non-directive play therapy with abused children and adolescents. In K Wilson and A James (Eds) The child protection handbook, 3rd Edition. London: Bailliere Tindall, pp 414-432.

Ryan, V and Wilson, K (2005) Using non-directive play therapy with emotionally troubled adolescents. In Schaefer, C E and Gallo-Lopez, L (Eds) Adolescent play therapy. New York: Jason Aronson, pp 96-120.

Journal Articles

Ryan, V and Courtney, A (2009) Therapists’ use of congruence in child-centred/non-directive play therapy and filial therapy. International Journal of Play Therapy, 18(2), 114-128.

O’Sullivan, L and Ryan, V (2009) Therapeutic limits from an attachment perspective. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry 14(2), 215-.235.

Ryan, V (2007) Filial Therapy: Helping children and new carers to form secure attachment relationships. British Journal of Social Work, 37, 643-657.

Jaeger, J and Ryan, V (2007) Evaluating clinical practice: using play-based techniques to elicit children’s views. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 12(3), 437-450.

O’Dowd, T and Ryan, V (2007) Using play therapy in schools: the teacher’s role. Educational and Child Psychology, 24(1), 73-86.

Ryan, V (2004) ‘My new mum’: How drawing can help children rework their internal models of attachment relationship in non-directive play therapy. British Journal of Play Therapy, 1(1), 35-46.

Ryan, V (2004) Adapting non-directive play therapy interventions for children with attachment disorders. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 9(1), 75-87.

Josefi, O and Ryan, V (2004) Non-directive play therapy for young children with autism: A case study. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 9(4), 533-551.

Ryan, V and Needham, C (2001) Non-directive play therapy with children experiencing psychic trauma. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 6(3), 437-453.

Ryan, V and Wilson, K (2000) Conducting child assessments for court proceedings: the use of non-directive play therapy. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 5(2), 267-279.

Ryan, V and Wilson, K (2000) Using non-directive play therapy in court assessments: our response to Turner’s legal commentary’. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 5(2), 282-283.