the utilization of play activities and materials in child psychotherapy. Play-therapy methods are based upon the theory positing that such activities reflect the kid's emotional life and fantasies, allowing him or her to play out their feelings and dilemmas and to try out new techniques and understand relationships in action instead of words.

PLAY THERAPY: "The therapist is recommending that Samantha engage in regular play therapy."
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