AET is pleased to share this month's feature article from the The Educational Therapist, the professional journal published by The Association of Educational Therapists. The Educational Therapist is now an online publication, available to all AET members at no additional cost. Reprints of all AET Journal articles are available for purchase in the AET store.
Please enjoy this month's feature article from our most recent Educational Therapist Journal Edition 39-1: A Book Review of The Clinical Practice of Educational Therapy: Learning and Functioning with Diversity, 2nd Edition by Carolyn Patterson, MA, BCET.
The Clinical Practice of Educational Therapy: Learning and Functioning with Diversity
Maxine Ficksman & Jane Utley Adelizzi, Editors (2017)
New York, NY: Routledge
Noting the importance of this book, the authors explain that it “explores the impact of the therapeutic process on the internal world of the educational therapist and the interpersonal dynamic between the client and therapist” (Dann, Burnstein, Ashton, & Sears, 2017, p. 337).
This is my second time reading The Clinical Practice of Educational Therapy: Learning and Functioning with Diversity, edited by Maxine Ficksman and Jane Utley Adelizzi. The first time was as a graduate student, beginning my training as an educational therapist, when I read the first edition. To re-read a good book, or watch a movie again, is a unique pleasure. You are familiar with the material or story, yet you have changed in the interim. Part of the pleasure is seeing how much you have learned and grown in the intervening years. The second edition remains an engaging, informative, and important book for the profession of educational therapy. Read More