Play Therapy Canada

The Play Continuum

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Play is now widely recognised as being beneficial in the emotional development of children. It has a therapeutic value.  With the growth of play therapy, play work and the use of therapeutic play skills there is widespread confusion about the roles of each and the skills required to be a proficient practitioner. (see also background)
PTUK has developed definitions of each of the main terms. They are related graphically to each other in the Therapeutic Play Continuum diagram.

The Applications of Play

The main therapeutic applications of play are:

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