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Can you force child play therapy on a family member or must a parent?
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In brief: Play therapy
To clarify: child play therapy is a way for children to express their experiences, feelings through a natural self guided, self healing process.
Play therapy enables communication/assistance to overcome psychosocial challenges. No one can every "force" a child to do something without backlash. Forming a strong alliance (parent/md) and engaging your child will be the key to moving toward any goal.

In brief: Play therapy
To clarify: child play therapy is a way for children to express their experiences, feelings through a natural self guided, self healing process.
Play therapy enables communication/assistance to overcome psychosocial challenges. No one can every "force" a child to do something without backlash. Forming a strong alliance (parent/md) and engaging your child will be the key to moving toward any goal.
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
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Dr. Stephanie Craig
This is a good explanation. From a legal perspective, in most states a parent is considered to have the legal right to determine his/her child's treatment (with exceptions for cases of child neglect), and to "hold the privilege" with respect to privacy and communications.
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