Perceptions of Play Therapy in Taiwan: The Voices of School Counselors and Counselor Educators

  title={Perceptions of Play Therapy in Taiwan: The Voices of School Counselors and Counselor Educators},
  author={Yih-Jiun Shen and Edwin L. Herr},
  journal={International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling},
  • Yih-Jiun Shen, E. Herr
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling
The current status of play therapy in the elementary schools of Taiwan was investigated in relation to its compatibility with Chinese culture and its potential for wider societal adoption. Seven participants, four counselor educators and three elementary school counselors, in West Taiwan participated in this phenomenological qualitative inquiry. Seven assertions emerged from the interviewing data, implying that the potential for adopting play therapy in Taiwanese school counseling is embedded… Expand
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