As you correctly mention, your daughter's problem is known as 'encopresis'. Sending her to a camp at this stage while her encopresis problem is still so severe is not a good idea at all. It will further damage any self- confidence she has left. Encopresis is almost always a psychological problem in at her age. Play therapy is not appropriate treatment for her at this age.You have been through the gastroenterology route with no success at all. This was to be expected as this is a major psychological issue.You have mentioned how stressed she is and there are other obvious issues that need to be dealt with. She needs to be seen and treated by the best child psychologist in your area. Ask your paediatrician to refer you to the most suitable expert ASAP.You will probably need a letter from the psychologist to her father regarding the camp.
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