Intermediate Sandplay Therapy Course: The Jungian Foundation and Symbolic Language 5 – 9 July 2016 This week-long program Intermediate Sandplay Therapy Course enhances the Therapist’s understanding of Jungian thought as it relates to the processes of Sandplay Therapy. Theoretical material… Read More ›
Sandplay Therapy Defined
“Often the hands know how to solve a riddle with which the intellect has wrestled in vain.” – C. G. Jung Sandplay is hands on psychological work. It is a powerful therapeutic technique that facilitates the psyche’s natural capacity for… Read More ›
Are you confused between Sandplay and Sand Tray?
Sandplay or Sandtray? Sandplay therapy is often confused with sandtray, which is a generic term describing how boxes of sand are used with small toys as part of a child’s play therapy program. The underlying principles and therapeutic use of… Read More ›
More on Dr. Barbara and her series of trainings
This series of trainings has been designed by Dr. Barbara Turner, Author of The Handbook of Sandplay Therapy, to provide qualified mental health professionals a thorough training in the practice of Jungian sandplay therapy. The courses begin with the assumption… Read More ›
Did you know that Sandplay therapy is an efficient modality?
Sandplay therapy is an efficient modality that provides: • Direct access to the personal inner world of impulse and feeling. It provides access to the creative play world of childhood as well as a reasonably safe entry into the deeper… Read More ›
Benefits of Sandplay: An Interview with Therapist Joan C. Concannon LMFT
Traditional talk therapy doesn’t always work for everyone. A great form of therapy that may is sandplay therapy. Sandplay therapy is a great way for children or adults to work through conscious or unconscious issues. To help understand what the… Read More ›
Why play in Sand? It is good for a child’s development
Why Play in Sand? There is no right way to use sand. It invites participation; it permits children to make and test hypotheses; it stretches the imagination; it provides a potentially soothing sensory experience; and it is an excellent avenue… Read More ›