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founded by American therapist Samuel Richard Slavson, a type of team-oriented therapy ground in the use of psychoanalytic ideas and methods regarding 3 standard age groups: (i) play-group therapy for those children in their preschool years, (ii) activity-interview group therapy for kids post preschool who have yet to enter pubescent years, and (iii) interview-group therapy for children who have entered pubescence as well as adults.

ANALYTIC GROUP PSYCHOTHERAPY: "Analytic group therapy isn't for everyone- but children tend to benefit from it very much as it helps them understand their cohesiveness with and likeness to others."

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