Treating Traumatized Children through Puppet Play Therapy

Play therapy and Adlerian psychology have much in common. Both are encouraging approaches based on the meaning of human actions and focus on human strengths. This paper explores the development and application of puppet play therapy, while including elements of Adlerian play therapy. Informed by Adlerian psychology and Adlerian play therapies, recommendations are made for using puppet play therapy with the specialized population of traumatized children.

Chelsey J. Novotny
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