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Play Therapy
A comparison and contrast between Adlerian play therapy and Gestalt play therapy.
# 127773 | 2,000 words | 20 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Psychology (Therapies)

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The paper compares and contrasts Adlerian play therapy and Gestalt play therapy in terms of goals, role of the therapist and parents, stages, change, and limitations.

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"One of the most widely accepted approaches for working with young children in the therapeutic milieu is play therapy. (Daigneault) Both Gestalt and Adlerian therapeutic traditions offer approaches to play therapy (PT) which share a number of commonalities while nevertheless representing the unique philosophical and practical orientations of each school. The goal of Gestalt play therapy as described by Oaklander is to establish the I Thou relationship between partners while fostering the process of organismic self-regulation through homeostasis on..."

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