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puppet therapy for children is also effective with adults, training adults to communicate with puppets,including ventriloquy opens vistas of improvement.

Children relate better to puppets than to therapists and are more likely to imitate their appropriate behaviour (Webster-Stratton et al., 2001).

Use of puppets in play therapyEdit

Use of puppets in cases of sexual abuseEdit

Therapist Sydney Kislevitz uses ventriloquy puppets to transcend abuse this rapid technique of recovery evolves

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  • Webster-Stratton, C, Mihalic, S., Fagan, A., Arnold, D.,Taylor, T & Tingley. C. (2001). Blueprints for violence prevention. Book 11: The incredible years:Parent, teacher and child Training series. Boulder, CO: Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence.

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