Barbara Turner started her journey into Jungian Sandplay therapy with Dora M. Kalff, the founder of the Sandplay therapy method, way back in 1988. Today, Dr Turner is a Certified Sandplay Therapist and a Teaching Member of ISST. In addition, she is also a registered Play Therapist-Supervisor and a licensed Marriage Family Child Therapist.
Among other books, Dr Turner is also the author of The Handbook of Sandplay Therapy, which is considered to be one of the most thorough texts on Jungian Sandplay. She teaches the wonders of Sandplay and play therapy to mental health clinicians all over the world and is a renowned consultant to Sandplay and play practitioners.