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

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1936

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play therapy

noun \ ˈplā-ˌ \

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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