play therapy


play therapy

noun

Definition of PLAY THERAPY

:  psychotherapy in which a child is encouraged to reveal feelings and conflicts in play rather than by verbalization

First Known Use of PLAY THERAPY

1939

play therapy

noun \ˈplā-ˌ\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PLAY THERAPY

: psychotherapy in which a child is encouraged to reveal feelings and conflicts in play rather than by verbalization

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