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Children’s Drawings – Their Inner World

Therapists and health care professionals see drawings and games as a primary means for a child’s expression of their inner world. Moreover, the playing a game and drawing pictures become key therapeutic techniques when considered as a critical developmental need for the child’s cognitive and emotional being. They serve as the child’s central means of communication for the expression of conflicts, thoughts, feelings and experience of their surroundings. The drawing is not limited by rules, regulations or directions of any kind, when compared to language acquisition, and enables free and abstract expression that is influenced by the child’s mental and physical condition. Continue reading