About The Opengate Institute
To offer quality and accredited Specialist Integrative Sandtray Therapy training, supervision and support to current practitioners and emerging graduates of integrative sand therapies who have current training or life skills in cognizant areas and work in industry as registered counsellors, psychotherapists, psychologists, social workers, mental health workers, youth workers, play therapists, art therapists, creative therapists, expressive therapists, community workers, school counsellors or other areas.
Code of Ethics
The Sand Therapy Code of Ethics sets out ethical standards, frameworks ad principles for all training organisations to adhere to in order to develop good practice standards, ethical codes of conduct and a unity of purpose that all therapists can feel confident in knowing their industry is united.
All Integrative Sand Therapy Practitioners will need to meet Ongoing Professional Development (OPD) requirements and practice within the ethical guidelines of the profession. Opengate Institute offers support to current practitioners to gain further learning or supervision or recognition of their skills for further training.