Play therapy in Hong Kong: Opportunities and challenges
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AbstractPlay therapy is a well-established therapeutic approach for working with children and families in the West. This article describes the current situation of play therapy in Hong Kong - a cosmopolitan city where East meets West. The strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats confronting the development of play therapy as an extension of core graduate-level mental health training are analyzed. Through this process, a number of strategic issues central to the growth and development of professionalism in play therapy are identified and discussed. A path for the future development of play therapy for mental health professionals in Hong Kong over the next decade is presented. Possibilities for collaboration in research and practice among play therapists from all over the world are also suggested. © 2010 Association for Play Therapy.
All Author(s) ListSiu A.F.Y.
Journal nameInternational Journal of Play Therapy
Year2010
Month10
Day1
Volume Number19
Issue Number4
PublisherAmerican Psychological Association
Place of PublicationUnited States
Pages235 - 243
ISSN1555-6824
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
Keywordschildren, Hong Kong, play therapy

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