Adlerian play therapy is identified as one of the most popular approaches to play therapy and has gained attention of researchers in the recent years. Group counseling is desirable in settings in which there is a scarcity of treatment providers trained in play therapy for the number of children in need of services, such as in schools. This article includes a brief explanation of Adlerian play therapy and group play therapy, a description of Group Adlerian play therapy concepts and skills, as well as a case example. Readers will find theoretical and practical applications of Group Adlerian play therapy for their clinical practice and research.
Describe at least one benefit for using group Adlerian play therapy with children.
Apply basic group Adlerian play therapy skills in sessions.
Apply the concepts and descriptions of group Adlerian play therapy in research.