The book titled 'Understanding Play Therapy' is a quite good and handy literature for learning, teaching and practicing play therapy on children, adolescents, adults as well as persons with special needs. It provides good information in relation to historical foundation upto current status of play therapy. The students, interns and qualified professionals of clinical psychology, child psychology and developmental psychology and other health professionals of pediatrics can use this book as a good source of learning play therapy and its applications in health intervention as well as non-clinical behavioural problems. In addition, the book also includes how parents can be useful and helpful while dealing with children through play therapy. The author's approach in presenting the issues related to play therapy is praiseworthy as it ensures a comprehensive understanding of play therapy for knowledge and practice.