Play therapy is a structured approach to therapy based upon a number of psychological theories that builds on the normal communicative and learning processes of children. The healing powers inherent in play are used in many ways. A safe, confidential and caring environment is created which allows the child to play with as few limits as possible but as many as necessary. Therapists tactically utilize play therapy to help children express what is troubling them when they do not have the verbal language to express their thoughts and feelings. In play therapy, toys are like the child’s words and play is the child’s language Through play, therapists may help children learn more adaptive behaviors when there are emotional or social skills deficits. The positive relationship that develops between therapist and child during play therapy sessions can provide a corrective emotional experience necessary for healing. Play therapy may also be used to promote cognitive development and provide insight about and resolution of inner conflicts or dysfunctional thinking in the child.