Gift Giving and Receiving in Child-Centered Play Therapy: An Ethical Response
Version of Record online: 11 APR 2012
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The Journal of Humanistic Counseling
Volume 51, Issue 1, pages 66–77, April 2012
How to Cite
BLANCO, P. J. and SHEELY-MOORE, A. I. (2012), Gift Giving and Receiving in Child-Centered Play Therapy: An Ethical Response. Jrnl Humanistic Counseling, 51: 66–77. doi: 10.1002/j.2161-1939.2012.00006.x
- Issue online: 11 APR 2012
- Version of Record online: 11 APR 2012
- Received 04/13/09; Revised 03/18/10; Accepted 05/20/10
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.