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Notes on the Nature and Use of the Mosaic Test

By Margaret Lowenfeld The test material consists of a box of Mosaic Pieces which are standardised so that each shape is available in every colour. The collection of pieces com...

Lowenfeld Mosaic Test for the Study of Non-Western Peoples

Objective Since the constituent parts of the L.M.T. have been made up of materials familiar to Western peoples, uncertain assumption in regard to them will be implicit in all Weste...

Children’s Clinic: What it is, what it does and what it needs?

By Margaret Lowenfeld The Object of the Clinic The object of the clinic is most easily and quickly grasped by reading a brief summary of the histories of some of the children who h...

Developmental Trends in Child Kaleidoblock Response

Margaret Lowenfeld The Lowenfeld Kaleidoblock Test was first brought to our attention in the spring of 1948 by Dr. Lowenfeld. A set of the test blocks had lent us at that time by ...

The Sand Tray

Summary The aim of this paper has been to draw attention to ways in which the Lowenfeld World Technique has been used or studied in the last twenty years since the earlier account ...

The Child’s Clinic; What it is and what it does?

By Dr Margaret Lowenfeld A Child’s Fears: There was Frances, aged three and a half, a terror stricken child. Could not be left alone in a room, because of frantic fear. Pare...

Interaction between Child Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

By Margaret Lowenfeld Objectives  The work of the proposed research unit has three objectives: Constitutional study It is desired to make use of the clinical material coming int...

The Dr. Margaret Lowenfeld Trust (1999)

By Margaret Lowenfeld Mission Statement The Dr Margaret Lowenfeld Trust was set up after her death in 1973. The general aims and objectives are, the maintenance, development and di...

Child Education Article

By Margaret Lowenfeld We have recently been involved in a research project, investigating the mathematics that children can learn through their experiences with Poleidoblocs. For t...

Issues Working with Children Individually

On the work by Margaret Lowenfeld This document was drawn up on the initiative of the joint ACP/ Royal College of Psychiatrists Liaison group. The working party hope that teams and...

Playing with the Materials of Study: Poleidoblocs

By Dr Julia Anghileri and Sarah Baron on work by Margaret Lowenfeld Poleidoblocs are the coloured building bricks introduced by Dr Margaret Lowenfeld some 55 years ago, yet still s...

Using The Lowenfeld Mosaic Test In Child Psychology

By Thérèse Woodcock The Lowenfeld Mosaic Test was first introduced over fifty yews ago; since then a great deal of research has been conducted into its possible uses. Besides its...

The Lowenfeld Approach to Therapeutic Work

By Thérèse Woodcock on the work of Margaret Lowenfeld 1. Paraphrasing & extending a quotation from Lowenfeld: How do we as human beings, both children & adults, think, ...

Play Therapy Training for Children

The Lowenfeld World Technique Dr. Margaret Lowenfeld represented a third, less theoretically disposed, force in British child psychotherapy. Although at a practical level evidence ...

Lowenfeld Poleidoblocs Leaflet

On the work of Dr Margaret Lowenfeld Children learn through action. Mathematics are exciting. Poleidoblocs give children the opportunity to gain an intuitive mathematical understan...

Issues when Assessing Children from other Backgrounds

Savi Mckenzie-Smith It would be unreasonable to expect Child Psychotherapists to be acquainted with and knowledgeable about the various cultural orientations and ethnic groupings w...

The Nature and Use of The Lowenfeld World Technique

By Margaret Lowenfeld During the last six weeks of my stay in the United States I have had occasion to meet and hear about certain uses to which part of my world apparatus is being...

An Institute for Child Psychology

It was in 1938, that I managed to get on to a course of play therapy for children, run by Dr Margaret Lowenfeld and her willing helpers in Pembroke Villas W6. Dr. Lowenfeld’s med...

Bridge, Picture Thinking, Wishes Diagram & Newspaper Game

By Thérèse Woodcock on work by Margaret Lowenfeld Small Children: wonder why coming – everyone who comes, comes here for a reason – not naughtiness, just difficulties...

Lowenfeld Mosaic Test: The Study of Cultural Differences

By Thérèse Woodcock on work by Dr Margaret Lowenfeld Through looking at two sets of mosaics from two cultural groups, one from Malayan Chinese subjects, the other from mainly Tan...
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