Filial Therapy: Play Therapy that puts parents at the heart of the healing process

Filial Therapy: Play Therapy that puts parents at the heart of the healing process

Filial Therapy is Play Therapy that involves parents in the process.  Evidenced-based research shows that Filial Therapy can be as effective as Play Therapy with a Play Therapist.  In this article, the author describes how she uses Filial Therapy to abused children in foster care:

“Play therapy gives Jack the opportunity to experience a relationship that is attuned, unconditional and nurturing. Having experienced a therapeutic relationship, Jack is now ready for a loving family and we will soon part ways”

http://www.theguardian.com/social-care-network/2015/may/22/i-help-abused-children-heal-through-play

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