Research on the Therapeutic Effect of Sandplay Intervention on Emotional and Behavioral Problems of a Primary School Student
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Primary school student
Sandplay therapy
Emotional problems
Behavioral problems



Submitted : 2023-10-08
Accepted : 2023-10-23
Published : 2023-11-07


With the aim to explore the therapeutic effect of sandplay therapy on children with emotional and behavioral problems, in this study, a primary school student with emotional and behavioral problems was selected as the research object undergoing 12 times sandplay intervention, combining the methods of observation, interview, and questionnaire. It turns out that: (1) The traumatic theme indicates an overall downward trend in the process of intervention, while the cure theme indicates an overall upward trend. (2) The results of “strengths and difficulties questionnaire” were found to be consistent with the results of descriptive evaluation before and after sandplay intervention. (3) Based on the interview, sandplay, and questionnaire analysis, it is found that sandplay therapy shows a better therapeutic effect on children with emotional and behavioral problems.


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