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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Theraplay – a great combination

What is Cognitive Behaviour Therapy? CBT is an umbrella term for a range of therapies that share the same underlying idea – that our emotional reactions to a situation are not caused by the situation itself but by what we think about it. This idea is not new. As Epictetus famously said long ago: “People

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Working With Aboriginal People Using Group Theraplay and Sociodrama

Published in The Theraplay Newsletter, Summer 2000 I have worked now with different Aboriginal communities in Western Australia and find that Theraplay®, with adaptations to fit local cultural patterns, is a very helpful approach, especially when combined with psychodrama in a community setting. There is currently much political and social concern in Australia around the

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