Dukes, Sally Dexter
THE SIGNIFICANCE OF PLAY

Volume 2, Number 1, 1993

KEY WORDS: death, sandplay, preparation for death, hope, co-transference, opposites, unconscious, consciousness, ego-identity, woman, clinical example, sandplay therapy.

ABSTRACT: This article speaks to the importance of play in the child’s world. It emphasizes play as a necessary modality in allowing the child to access emotions and work through difficulties.