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Non-Directive versus Ecosystemic Play Therapy

***** the Child through Play Therapy

Abstract

The work seeks to prove the statement of *****sis which states: "Ecosystemic ***** Therapy provides better support for the child in play therapy than does the models contained in Non-Directive Play Therapy and is there*****e more successful in elicit*****g change than non-directive play therapy." Play ***** is defined as "the dynamic process between ***** and Play Therapist in which the child explores at his or her own pace and with ***** or ***** own agenda those issues, past and current, conscious and unconscious, that are affect*****g the child's life in the present. The ***** *****ner resources are enabled by the therapeutic alliance ***** bring about growth and *****. ***** Therapy is child-centered, in which play is the primary medium and speech is the secondary medium." (Bapt, 2005) Ecosystemic methods ***** ***** and Non-Directive methods of therapy for play are researched and reviewed in this ***** in a comparison of the two ***** toward the end of answer*****g ***** question ***** ***** method is most desirable for therapeutic use.

Non-Directive ***** ***** Play *****

Supporting the Child through ***** Therapy

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Title

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Table of Contents

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Statement ***** Thesis 4

Introduction

Play Therapy Defined 4

***** Play Therapy 6

***** Play ***** 8

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Conclusion

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Non-Directive versus Ecosystemic Play Therapy

Supporting the Child through ***** Therapy

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The objective of ***** work is to explore the similarities and differences of the models of play ***** contained in Non-Directive Play Therapy and Ecosystemic Play Therapy.

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Ecosystemic ***** Therapy provides better support for the child in play therapy than does the models conta*****ed in Non-Directive Play Therapy ***** is therefore more successful ***** eliciting change than non-directive play *****.

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Play Therapy Defined

***** ***** of therapy used in assisting the child through therapeutic methods to deal with coping related ***** emotional stress or trauma is the one that ***** named "*****" therapy. This method of therapy has been effective 'with *****ren who have an understanding level of n*****mal three to eight years old, who are distraught due to family problems, (e.g. parental divorce, sibling rivalry_ nail bits, bed wetter, aggressive or cruel, socially underdeveloped of victims of child sex abuse.

Play ***** is ***** as "the dynamic process between child and Play Therapist in which the child *****s at his ***** her ***** ***** and with his or her own agenda ***** issues, ***** and *****, conscious and un*****, th***** are affecting the child's life in the present. The child's inner resources ***** enabled by ***** ***** alliance to ***** about growth and change. Play T*****apy is child-centered, in ***** play is the ***** medium and speech is ***** ***** *****." (*****, 2005)

Play therapy began be*****g ***** by those who are referred ***** as the "pi*****ers ***** ***** Psycho*****. Stated in a historical review of 'play therapy' is; Anna Freud (1928, 1964, 1965), Margaret Lowenfeld (1935, 1970) and Melanie Klein (1961, 1987) posited the

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