Child-Centered Play Therapy: A Creative Approach to Culturally Competent Counseling
play therapy, multicultural competence, creativity in counseling, child-centered play therapy
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Child-centered play therapy (CCPT) can be a valuable creative method to gain understanding of children’s life, culture, and needs. This approach allows children to play out life problems in an accepting environment through the experiential and cultural components inherent in creative interventions such as CCPT. This manuscript will share insights and examples in the use of CCPT to provide culturally competent services to a diverse population of child clients.
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Citation / Publisher Attribution
Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, v. 9, issue 2, p. 262-274
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Davis, Eric S. and Pereira, Jennifer K., "Child-Centered Play Therapy: A Creative Approach to Culturally Competent Counseling" (2014). Educational and Psychological Studies Faculty Publications. 155.