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Using Axline ' s Eight Principles of Play Therapy with

by N. L. Ramirez, S. Z., Flores-Torres, L. L., Kranz, P. L. & Lund
Journal of Instructional Psychology ()
  • ISSN: 00941956


There is a paucity of literature on the application of client-centered play therapy to diverse cultures. In this regard, the purpose of the article is to discuss considerations related to using Axline's eight principles of play therapy with Mexican-American children. The principles involve multicultural acceptance and understanding, relationship building, expression of feelings, and issues of control. Implications for play therapy practice with this population are provided. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved) (journal abstract)

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