2016
DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2016.09.002
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Nancy Riedel Bowers, Winnie Pak Wan Yeung, Anna Lee Bowers

Abstract: It is important for all therapists to be culturally sensitive to children and their eco-systems as well as to be aware of the current trends and the changing application of play as a healing agent. The focus of this study is on the development of a current description of play by therapists from a global perspective through a thematic analysis of focus groups resulting in an explanation of how play contributes to healing and the practice of therapy. In this study, the naturalistic method of qualitative researc…

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