Gift giving and receiving in child-centered play therapy: An ethical response

Pedro J. Blanco, Angela I. Sheely-Moore

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Child-centered play therapists are often confronted with the challenge of receiving gifts from clients. This article highlights recommended strategies when faced with gift receiving, exemplified by actual ethical dilemmas encountered by child-centered play therapists. Ethical and therapeutic considerations of therapist gift giving to child clients are also examined.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)66-77
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Humanistic Counseling
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Apr 2012


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