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The Role of Play in CBT with Children

By Torrey Creed, PhD Seasoned child therapists who pursue training in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) often ask the same question: "I usually spend time playing with my clients, but in CBT, do you ever actually just play with kids?" This question is not as simple as it may first appear, and the answer addresses two important principles behind the therapeutic work. First, the answer to this question is yes... and…