GAMING APPROACHES TOWARD EDUCATION LLC

Research

Here at Gaming Approaches Towards Education we are doing continual research on how gaming and play in general intergrade with therapy. Listed on this page are some of the research we have gathered to help families and individuals learn were gaming and therapy meet.
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AutPlay Research
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Barrows, P. (2002). Becoming verbal: Autism, trauma, and playfulness. Journal of Child Psychotherapy. 28(1), 53-72.
 
Cox, R. (2016). The life recovery method: Autism treatment from a trauma perspective. Robert Cox Publisher. 
 
Earl, R. K., Peterson, J. L., Wallace, A. S., Fox, E., Ma, R., Pepper, M., & Haidar, G. (2017). Trauma and autism spectrum disorder: A resource guide. Retrieved from https://depts.washington.edu/hcsats/PDF/TF%20CBT/pages/1%20Therapist%20Resources/Bernier-Lab-UW-Trauma-and-ASDReference-Guide-2017.pdf
 
Fogler, J. M. & Phelps, R. A. (2018). Trauma, Autism, and Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Integrating Research, Practice, and Policy. Cham, Switzerland: Springer 
 
Fuld, S. (2018). Autism spectrum disorder: The impact of stressful and traumatic life events and implications for clinical practice. Clinical Social Work Journal. 46(3), 210219.
 
Gates, G. (2019). Trauma, stigma, and autism: Developing resilience and loosening the grip of shame. Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. 
 
Guest, J. D. & Ohrt, J. H. (2018). Utilizing child centered play therapy with children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and enduring trauma: A case example. International Journal of Play Therapy, 27(3), 157-165.
 
Haruvi-Lamdan, N., Horesh, D., & Golan, O. (2018). PTSD and autism spectrum disorder: Co-morbidity, gaps in research, and potential shared mechanisms. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 10(3), 290-299. 
 
Hoover, D. W., Romero, E. M. G. (2019). The interactive trauma scale: A web-based measure for children with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 49(4), 1686-1692.
 
Hoover, D. W. (2015). The effects of psychological trauma on children with autism spectrum disorders: A research review. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2(3), 287-299.
 
Kerns, C. M., Newschaffer, C. J., & Berkowitz, S. J. (2015). Traumatic childhood events and autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45(11), 3475-3486.  
 
Stack, A. & Lucyshyn, J. (2019). Autism spectrum disorder and the experience of traumatic events: Review of the current literature to inform modifications to a treatment model for children with autism. Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders. 49(4), 1613-1625.
 
Links to online articles 
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 Recommended Reading 

Reality is Broken by Jane McGonigal, PhD

Super Better by Jane McGonigal, PhD

Flow by Mihaly Csikzentihaly

The Functions of Role-Playing Games: How Participants Create Community, Solve Problems and Explore Identity by Sarah Lynne Bowman, PhD

 Related to Therapy

Advanced play therapy: essential conditions, knowledge, and skills for child practice Dee Ray - Routledge - 2011


Autplay therapy for children and adolescents on the autism spectrum: a behavioral play-based approach Robert Grant - Routledge – 2017


Building language using lego bricks a practical guide Dawn Ralph – Jacqui Rochester- Jessica Kingsley publishers- 2016


Chess therapy Jose Fadul-Reynaldo Canlas - Lulu Press – 2010


Child Parent Relationship Therapy: a 10-session filial therapy model Garry Landereth - Routledge – 2018


Child psychotherapy homework planner Arthur Jongsma-L. Peterson-William McInnis - John Wiley & Sons - 2015


Clinical case formulations: matching the integrative treatment plan to the client Barbara Ingram - John Wiley & Sons – 2012


Cognitive-behavioral play therapy Susan Knell - Rowman & Littlefield – 2004


Exploring multiculral counseling competence within intensive in-community counseling: a mixed methods study Moses James III - Dissertation COM – 2015


Flow and the foundations of positive psychology: the collected works of Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi - Springer - 2016


Group play therapy: a dynamic approach Daniel Sweeney-Jennifer Baggerly-Dee Ray - Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group – 2014


Guiding children's social development & learning: theory and skills Marjorie Kostelnik-Alice Whiren-Anne Soderman-Michelle Rupiper - Cengage Learning - 2018


Handbook of cognitive-behavioral therapies Keith Dobson-David Dozois - Guilford Press – 2019


Handbook of emotion regulation James Gross - The Guilford Press – 2015


Home-based services: From the therapists' perspective Brian Quinones- Argosy University/Sarasota - 2013


How to talk so gamers will listen and listen so gamers will talk: Using the language of video games in play therapy and counseling Terry Kottman, Neal Petersen, Jacob Kottman, Beth Lavenz- The Encouragement Zone – 2018


I-Minds: how cell phones, computers, gaming, and social media are changing our brains, our behavior, and the evolution of our species Mari Swingle - New Society Publishers – 2016


Natural meditation: a guide to effortless meditative practice Dean Sluyter - Jeremy P. Tarcher – 2015


Parenting with love and logic: teaching children responsibility FOSTER CLINE - Navpress PUB GROUP – 2020


Play-based interventions for autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities Robert Grant - Routledge – 2017


Play therapy: a comprehensive guide to theory and practice David Crenshaw-Anne Stewart - The Guilford Press – 2015


Prescriptive play therapy: tailoring interventions for specific childhood problems Heidi Kaduson-Donna Cangelosi-Charles Schaefer - The Guilford Press – 2020


Private practice essentials: business tools for mental health professionals Howard Baumgarten-Chris Stout - Pesi Publishing and Media – 2017


Short-term play therapy for children Heidi Kaduson-Charles Schaefer - The Guilford Press – 2015


Super Better: a revolutionary approach to getting stronger, happier, braver, and more resilient* Jane McGonigal - Penguin Press - 2015


The adolescent psychotherapy treatment planner Arthur Jongsma-L. Peterson-William McInnis-Timothy Bruce - Wiley – 2014


The body keeps the score: mind, brain, and body in the transformation of trauma Bessel van der Kolk - Penguin Books - 2015


The Child Psychotherapy Treatment Planner Arthur Jongsma-L. Peterson-William McInnis - John Wiley & Sons – 2014


The functions of role-playing games: how participants create community, solve problems and explore identity Sarah Bowman - Mcfarland & Co. – 2010


Tapping In. ; A Step-by-Step Guide to Activating Your Healing Resources through Bilateral Stimulation Laurel Parnell - Readhowyouwant.com, Limited – 2010


The Rational Positive Parenting Program Oana David-Raymond DiGiuseppe - Springer International Publishing – 2016


The REBT therapist's pocket companion Windy Dryden-Michael Neenan - Albert Ellis Institute – 2008


The REBT pocket companion for clients Windy Dryden - Albert Ellis Institute – 2003


The REBT Therapist’s pocket companion for working with children and adolescents Michael E. Bernard- Albert Ellis Institute - 2004


The REBT resource book for practitioners: innovative REBT techniques for practitioners with reproducible self-help articles and handouts for clients Michael Bernard - Albert Ellis Institute – 2000


Thinking in pictures Temple Grandin - Bloomsbury Publishing – 2014


Trauma Competency: a Clinicians Guide Linda Curran - Pesi Publishing & Media – 2013


Using Tabletop Games in Play Therapy Neal Petersen, Terry Kottman – 2017


Wizards, warriors & wellness the therapeutic application of role-playing games Berkenstock, J. - The Bodhanna Group- 2019

 Related to Gaming and Game Design

A theory of fun for game design Raph Koster - O'Reilly Media - 2014


Boardgames that tell stories Ignacy Trzewiczek - Portal Games – 2014


Boardgames that tell stories 2 Ignacy Trzewiczek - Portal Games - 2015


Choose your own therapy adventure JANINA SCARLET - Constable AND ROBINSON – 2018


Fiasco Jason Morningstar-Steve Segedy - Bully Pulpit Games and Amusements – 2016

 

Game-changer: game theory and the art of transforming strategic situations David

McAdams - W.W. Norton & Company – 2015

 

Guiding children's social development & learning Marjorie Kostelnik - Delmar Publishers – 2009

 

Hamlet's hit points: what three classisc narratives tell us about roleplaying games Robin Laws - Gameplaywright Press – 2010

 

Harry Potter therapy: an unauthorized self-help book from the restricted section Janina Scarlet-Vince Alvendia - Janina Scarlet, Ph. D. – 2017

 

Homo ludens a study of the play-element in culture Johan Huizinga - Angelico Press – 2016 Improv for gamers Karen Twelves - Evil Hat Productions – 2018

 

Once upon a time writer’s handbook Kelly Olmstead – Trident, Inc. d/b/a Atlas Games- 2013

 

Playing nature’s year Meguey Baker – Collective Copies -2015

 

Role-PLAYING GAME STUDIES: a transmedia approach Jose P. Zagal- Sebastian

 

Deterding- Routledge – 2018

 

Sly Flourish's fantastic adventures Michael Shea - Createspace – 2017

 

Sly Flourish's Return of the lazy dungeon master Michael Shea – Independently

Published – 2018

 

Sly Flourish’s the lazy DM’s workbook Michael Shea – Independently Published - 2018

 

Superhero therapy: a hero's journey through acceptance and commitment therapy

 

Janina Scarlet-Wellinton Faria - Robinson – 2016

 

The fiasco companion Jason Morningstar-Steve Segedy-Amanda Valentine - Bully Pulpit Games and Amusements – 2015

 

The ultimate RPG character backstory guide: prompts and activities to create the most interesting story for your character James D'Amato - Adams Media - 2018