Many children benefit from play therapy interventions because they are develop men-tally appropriate and allow children to speak in their native language of play. Further-more, children are given freedom and control in the playroom to work through problems at their own pace. Reality therapy is also grounded in the idea that freedom and control are important aspects to explore for optimal client growth. Helping children examine what they want and can control in their lives allows them to think about and evaluate their choices. Evaluating what they are doing and planning for future decision scan improve children’s quality world and positively impact their total behavior. In this article, we propose integrating reality therapy with play therapy. We provide specific information on reality play therapy activities and a case example to highlight how this might look in the playroom.
Integrate Reality Therapy with Play Therapy and provide play therapists with specific information on Reality Play Therapy activities that they can implement in the playroom with children ages 6-12.
Provide specific information on reality play therapy activities.
Discuss a case example on how reality play therapy activities might look in the playroom.