Violet Oaklander

Violet Solomon Oaklander (born 1927, died 2021) was a child and adolescent therapist known for her method of integrating Gestalt Therapy theory and practice with play therapy.

Oaklander was the author of the books ''Windows to Our Children: A Gestalt Therapy Approach to Children and Adolescents'' (The Gestalt Journal Press, 1978; published in 16 languages) and ''Hidden Treasure: A Map to the Child's Inner Self'' (Routledge, 2006; published in 8 languages), as well as several journal articles, book chapters, and audio and video recordings on psychotherapeutic work with children. Oaklander had 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 was a certified Gestalt therapist. Provided by Wikipedia