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Mishna, F. (2005). The Application of Self Psychology to Therapeutic Camps. Psychoanal. Soc. Work, 12(1):51-71.

(2005). Psychoanalytic Social Work, 12(1):51-71

The Application of Self Psychology to Therapeutic Camps

Faye Mishna, Ph.D.

Camp programs provide children and adolescents with vital opportunities to grow and are recognized as effective social work interventions. Children and adolescents with learning disabilities (LD) are at risk to experience psychosocial difficulties, which may result in difficulty attending regular camps. Self psychology can increase our understanding of these children's camp experiences, because of its focus on the individual's subjectivity and interactions throughout the lifespan and in therapeutic relationships. This paper extends the application of self psychology to therapeutic summer camps with children who have learning disabilities, illustrated through examples. The paper concludes with practice principles.

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