Play therapy is a growing form of therapy for children. Play therapy is becoming more evidence-based in the treatment outcomes for children of all ages, disabilities and diagnoses. Although play therapy has been a form of treating children’s mental health needs, it has been overlooked and underestimated as a strong therapeutic technique for many years. The samples were 40 post operative children between the age group of 6-12 years. Experimental research approach was adopted for the study.
Keywords : Anxiety, Hospitalized Child, Play Therapy, Stressful Event, Post Operative Children, Pain.