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Sapountzis, I. (2020). Can You Help Me Be? Commentary on Mr. Mikulka’s Paper “Surviving Destruction and Finding Connection: Play Therapy with an 11 Year Old Boy”. J. Infant Child Adolesc. Psychother., 19(2):177-181.

(2020). Journal of Infant, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy, 19(2):177-181

Can You Help Me Be? Commentary on Mr. Mikulka’s Paper “Surviving Destruction and Finding Connection: Play Therapy with an 11 Year Old Boy”

Ionas Sapountzis, Ph.D.

In his paper “Surviving Destruction and Finding Connection: Play Therapy with an 11 year Old Boy” Mr. Mikulka describes the treatment of a difficult boy who presented a very contrasting picture – deeply connected to Mr. Mikulka and yet highly provocative and offensive. Mr. Mikulka describes his efforts to make sense of the boy’s acts and to establish limits. In reading his case, one can marvel at his ability to go on despite his provocative statements and sometimes offensive acts to become a steadying presence for the boy, someone who made him feel not just tolerated, but also valued and seen.

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