Definitions for play therapy
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form of psychotherapy for children that uses play situations for diagnosis or treatment
Play therapy is generally employed with children aged 3 through 11 and provides a way for them to express their experiences and feelings through a natural, self-guided, self-healing process. As children’s experiences and knowledge are often communicated through play, it becomes an important vehicle for them to know and accept themselves and others.
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A treatment technique utilizing play as a medium for expression and communication between patient and therapist.
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