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Resources for Therapists

These days I am spending my time working on a book project due August 2023. I've slowed down on leading training as I focus all my energy on meeting my deadline.

If you are looking to connect, I am available for consultation. You are also welcome to shoot me an email to just say hi :). Wish me luck! 


Here are some of the publications I've contributed on Baldwin, K., Velasquez, M., Courtney, J. (2019). FirstPlay® Therapy Strengthens the Attachment Relationship Between a Mother with Perinatal Depression and Her Infant. In J. A. Courtney (Ed), Infant Play Therapy (pp. 83-100). Routledge. Purchase your copy here: Courtney, J.A., Velasquez, M., Bakai Toth, V. (2017). FirstPlay® Infant Massage Storytelling Facilitating Corrective Experiences with a Teenage Mother and Her Abused Infant. In J. A. Courtney & R. D. Nolan (Eds), Touch in Child Counseling and Play Therapy: An Ethical and Clinical Guide (pp. 48-62). Routledge. Purchase your copy here: Velasquez, M. (2022). Let’s Go Outside: Nature-Based Play Therapy Through the Lens of Cultural Humility. In J. A Courtney, J. Langley, L. Wonders, R. LaPiere, & R. Heiko (Eds), Nature-Based Play and Expressive Interventions for Working with Children, Teens and Families. Routledge. Purchase your copy here: Velasquez, M. Anti-Blackness in Latinx Communities: Striving to Become Anti-Racist. In C. Smalls & M. Fuller (Eds), Antiblackness, White Privilege and Authentic Allyship. Manuscript submitted for publication. Velasquez, M. Psychotherapy with Caregivers, Infants, and Young Children: A Relational and Anti-Oppressive Guide for Clinicians. Manuscript in preparation. to anything, or set your text box to expand on click. Write your text here...

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