Baby Dolls & Ninja Swords: 6 True Tales of Play Therapy

Ellie Totten Shumaker ’68 (writing as Zoe Cardez)

In Baby Dolls & Ninja Swords, Ellie Totten Shumaker (writing as Zoe Cardez) lets readers put on the "magic glasses" of play therapy and get a remarkable glimpse into the minds of children. These are true stories—seen through the lens of play therapy—of girls and boys who face and overcome the challenges of abuse, injury, bullying, neglect, and family breakdown. 

Ellie Totten Shumaker is a clinical social worker with more than 35 years' experience in working with families and children.

Baby Dolls & Ninja Swords: 6 True Tales of Play Therapy by Ellie Totten Shumaker ’68 writing as Zoe Cardez