Al Wakra Hospital has developed a therapeutic approach that uses play therapy
and simulation to help children comprehend their illness.
is one of the few interventions that provides an opportunity for younger children to heal from trauma and toxic stress.
improves pre-school children's self-concepts, external behavioral functioning, and language development.
In contrast to the broad focus of Kadusen and Schaefer's book, Nancy Boyd Webb 's book, Play Therapy
with Children and Adolescents in Crisis (41st ed.
Researchers have also identified familiar patterns in the progression of play within play therapy
Adlerian play therapy
has four phases: building the relationship, investigating the lifestyle, gaining insight, and providing reorientation/reeducation.
Child-centered play therapy
(CCPT) is a developmentally responsive intervention for children based on the philosophy of Carl Rogers's (1957) person-centered approach (Axline, 1974; Landreth, 2012; Ray, 2011).
She said play therapy
significantly contributed to the rehabilitation of many victims of abuse supported by the DFWAC.
The authors investigated the hypothesis that providing play therapy
would improve academic achievement in first grade students.
Mum Sara Harvey is delighted with the difference a Play Therapy
Pod has made in encouraging her two-year-old autistic son Frank to talk.
Implications for play therapy
training and future directions for research are discussed.
is an empirically supported intervention used to address a number of developmental issues faced in childhood.