Violet Oaklander

Violet Solomon Oaklander (born 1927) is a child and adolescent therapist known for her method of integrating Gestalt Therapy theory and practice with play therapy.

Oaklander is the author of the books ''Windows to Our Children: A Gestalt Therapy Approach to Children and Adolescents'' (The Gestalt Journal Press, 1978; published in 15 languages) and ''Hidden Treasure: A Map to the Child's Inner Self'' (Routledge, 2006; published in 7 languages), as well as several journal articles, book chapters, and audio and video recordings on psychotherapeutic work with children. Oaklander has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, a Master of Arts in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling, a Master of Science in Special Education with emotionally disturbed children, and is a certified Gestalt therapist. Provided by Wikipedia