Impact of play therapy on parent–child relationship stress at a mental health training setting

@article{Ray2008ImpactOP,
  title={Impact of play therapy on parent–child relationship stress at a mental health training setting},
  author={D. Ray},
  journal={British Journal of Guidance & Counselling},
  year={2008},
  volume={36},
  pages={165 - 187}
}
  • D. Ray
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • British Journal of Guidance & Counselling
  • This study investigated the impact of Child-Centred Play Therapy (CCPT)/Non-Directive Play Therapy on parent–child relationship stress using archival data from 202 child clients divided into clinical behavioural groups over 3–74 sessions in a mental health training setting. Results demonstrated significant differences between pre and post testing on the Parenting Stress Index. CCPT appeared to be especially effective with children identified with clinical externalising behavioural problems… CONTINUE READING
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