Publications

Dr. Dillman Taylor, the director of the Center for Play Therapy Training and Research has been elected as the new Editor-in-Chief of the Journal for Child and Adolescent Counseling. The goal of JCAC is to provide a professional forum for the dissemination of research, theoretical, and clinical literature related to the counseling and mental health of infants, children, and adolescents. Consider publishing your next manuscript here.

2021 Publications

Dillman Taylor, D., Purswell, K, Cornett, N., & Bratton, S. (in press). Effects of Child-Centered Play Therapy (CCPT) on disruptive behavior of at-risk preschool children in head start. International Journal of Play Therapy.

Dillman Taylor, D., Thompson, K., **Russell, B., & Meany-Walen, K. K. (in press). Utilizing Play Therapy in Schools: Lessons Learned. International Journal of Play Therapy.

2020 Publications

Dillman Taylor, D., & Thompson, K. (in press). Using Adlerian Play Therapy with Gender Expansive Children: Caregiver Considerations. Journal of Individual Psychology. (Accepted 09/2019).

2019 Publications

**Tabet, S. M., **Perleoni, M. K., Dillman Taylor, D., Kelchner, V. P., & Lambie, G. W. (2019). The factor structure of the Child Behavioral Checklist scores with children from low-income communities. Assessment for Effective Intervention. DOI.

Dillman Taylor, D., Meany-Walen, K. K. **Nelson, K. M., & **Gungor, A. (2019). Investigating group Adlerian play therapy for children with disruptive behaviors: A single case research design. International Journal of Play Therapy (Submitted for review 02/2018; Revise/resubmit 06/2018; 11/2018).

**Allee-Herndon, K. A., Dillman Taylor, D., & Roberts, S. K. (2019). Can a decline in purposeful play in elementary school pedagogy help explain an increase in children’s mental health referrals? Journal of Play. (Submitted 1/19; Revise/submit 5/19; Accepted 07/19).

Russell, B., Oh, S., & Dillman Taylor, D. (in press). Supporting mental health needs of children with chronic illness. Journal of Child and Adolescent Counseling.

McKenzie, C., & Dillman Taylor, D. (in press). ACTing as yourself: Implementing acceptance and commitment therapy for transgender adolescents. Journal of Child and Adolescent Counseling.

Dillman Taylor, D., & Kottman, T. (in press). Investigating the phases of Adlerian play therapy: A qualitative approach. International Journal for Play Therapy.

2017 Publications

Dillman Taylor, D., & Thompson, K. (in press). Using Adlerian Play Therapy with Gender Expansive Children: Caregiver Considerations. Journal of Individual Psychology. (Accepted 09/2019).

Flasch, P., Dillman Taylor, D., Clauber, R. N., and Robinson, E. M. (2017). Evaluating the effectiveness of an experiential play therapy counseling course: A quasi-experimental investigation. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 11(1), Art. 10. DOI: 10.20429/ijsotl.20

Dillman Taylor, D., Blount, A. J., and Bloom, Z. (2017). Examination of student outcomes in play therapy: A qualitative case study design. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 11(1), Art. 11. DOI: 20429/ijsotl.2017.110111

2016 Publications

Dillman Taylor, D. and Munyon, M. (2016). A counselor's guide to help parents discuss sex in developmentally appropriate ways with children ages 3-9 in play therapy. Journal of Child and Adolescent Counseling, 2(1), 42-60.

Wheeler, N., and Dillman Taylor, D. (2016). Integrating interpersonal neurobiology with play therapy. International Journal of Play Therapy, 25(1), 24-34. DOI: 10.1037/pla0000018

2015 Publications

Meany-Walen, K. K., Bullis, Q., Kottman, T., and Dillman Taylor, D. (2015). Group Adlerian play therapy and its effectiveness at increasing student's on-task behavior. Journal for Specialist in Group Work, 40(3), 294-314, DOI: 10.1080/01933922.2015.1056569

Dillman Taylor, D. and Meany-Walen, K. K. (2015). Adlerian Play Therapy and Children with Disruptive Behaviors: A Single Case Research Design. Journal of Child and Adolescent Counseling, 1(2), 81-99. DOI: 10.1080/23727810.2015.1081519

Bloom, Z. and Dillman Taylor, D. (2015). New problems in today's technological era: An Adlerian case example. Journal of Individual Psychology, 71(2), 163-173.

Meany-Walen, K. K., Kottman, T., Bullis, Q, and Dillman Taylor, D. (2015). Adlerian play therapy with children with externalizing behaviors: Single case design. Journal of Counseling and Development, 93(4), 418-428. DOI: 10.1002/jcad.12040

2014 Publications

Dillman Taylor, D. and Bratton, S. C. (2014). Developmentally appropriate practice: Adlerian play therapy with preschool children. Journal of Individual Psychology, 70(3), 205-219.

Lindo, N. A., Dillman Taylor, D., Meany-Walen, K., Purswell, K., Jayne, K., Gonzales, T., and Jones, L. (2014). Teacher child relationship building: A qualitative examination of a play-based professional development training model. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1-13. DOI: 10.1080/03069885.2014.896452

Ware, J., and Dillman Taylor, D. (2014). Ethical considerations related to group work with children: Concerns about confidentiality and within group relationships. International Journal for Play Therapy, 3(23), 173-186.

2013 Publications

Purswell, K. and Dillman Taylor, D. (2013). Creative use of sibling play therapy: An example of a blended family. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 8(2), 162-174. DOI: 10.1080/15401383.2013.792228

2011 Publications

Dillman Taylor, D., Purswell, K., Jayne, K., Lindo, N. A., and Fernando, D. (2011). The impact of child-parent relationship therapy on child behavior and parent-child relationships: An examination of parental divorce. International Journal of Play Therapy, 20(3), 124-137.

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