Estudos de Psicologia (Campinas)
Print version ISSN 0103-166X
TERZIS, Antonios. Children activity group: an humanizing process. Estud. psicol. (Campinas) [online]. 2005, vol.22, n.3, pp. 291-299. ISSN 0103-166X. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0103-166X2005000300007.
The present study objective is the description of children group activities in order to provide a better comprehension about the psychotherapeutic performance in cases of adaptation difficulties. Seven children (both genders), whose ages were from four to six years old, formed the group. The data analysis was qualitative. The activity groups have promoted children interaction, and the group has contributed to strength children's ego that is in development process. Playing was a communication apparatus that has facilitated the establishment of a closer relationship among children, as it was a significant tool to express feelings, desires and fantasies.
Keywords : children; culture; group; group psychotherapy.