An Introduction to Play Therapy

Discover the benefits and uses of play therapy to aid the unpacking and understanding of a child’s emotions, thoughts and feelings. Although play therapy is predominantly for younger children, it can also be employed with older adults under specific circumstances. Play therapy allows a licensed professional to view the world from the perspective of the child and can be a significantly valuable therapy tool. In this course, students will learn:

  • The purpose of play therapy
  • What play therapy can achieve
  • How to determine situations where play therapy may be appropriate