DOI: 10.52982/lkj248

Abstract: This case study presents the therapeutic journey of a 3.5-year-old girl who experienced the sudden loss of her father and subsequently struggled with speech development. Raised in a multilingual family where Russian, Armenian, and Ukrainian were spoken, the child’s linguistic landscape underwent significant shifts due to frequent relocations and familial changes. Through Positive Psychotherapy interventions, including drawing, sand play, and emotional exploration, the child gradually overcame emotional barriers and began to communicate effectively. This case highlights the importance of addressing emotional trauma in language development and demonstrates the efficacy of Peseschkian’s Positive Psychotherapy in facilitating speech acquisition in children.

Keywords: child therapy, multilingualism, speech development, Positive Psychotherapy, emotional trauma