I imagine it can be quite overwhelming and challenging as parents to select the best fit counselor for your child. There are so many different factors to consider such as specialties, age, gender, professional background, and type of approach to play therapy.
In play therapy, there are many different therapeutic approaches and theoretical frameworks. One of which is Adlerian Play Therapy, derived from Alfred Adler’s theory of individual psychology.
Adlerian Play Therapy is rooted in the following principles –
These principles can be broken down into what is called the “Crucial C’s.” –
The creator of Adlerian Play Therapy, Terry Kottman, states that the main goals of Adlerian Play Therapy are to:
Hopefully, understanding the concept behind Adlerian Play therapy will help you decide whether or not this approach is the best fit for your child. Stayed tuned for the next blog on Child Centered Play Therapy!
Written by: Amberly Hamilton
Originally posted on Grow Counseling