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(p. 281) Play in the Analytic Situation 

(p. 281) Play in the Analytic Situation
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(p. 281) Play in the Analytic Situation
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Donald W. Winnicott

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10.1093/med:psych/9780190271367.003.0062
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date: 19 October 2019

In this essay, Winnicott emphasises the importance of play in both child and adult analysis. In adult analysis, he says, one expects to rely on dreams, hallucinations, and fantasies, but play is still vitally important.

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