Foundations of Sandtray Therapy - Intensive 6 day (or 6 week) Course for School Counsellors & Allied Health Professionals

Foundations in Sandtray Therapy & Applications

6-day Intensive Course in Foundation of Sandtray Therapy Applied

Foundation of Sandtray Therapy & Applications

6-day Intensive Course for School Counsellors & Allied Health Professionals

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6-day Intensive Course in Foundation of Sandtray Therapy & Application 

This course is intended for school counsellors (and other Allied Health Professionals) who are wanting to apply Sandtray Therapy into their school and/or counselling practice. It will give you the tools required to start a basic sandtray practice within your counselling room, using the required resources.

Learn how to integrate Sandtray therapy with storytelling, and play based therapeutic requirements leading the child towards verbal disclosures, communication, developmental needs met such as trust issues (and more).

Learn how to teach children the skills required for self-regulation using the sand and other tools for pouring, pushing, sifting etc. and then the integration of sandtray miniatures for storytelling.

Learn the steps towards bringing children towards co-regulation, trust, safety and using boundaries appropriately in the steps towards counsellors adapting the Sandtray Therapy for assessment and ongoing Integrated Sandtray CBT sessions.

This course is a foundational course where you will experience first-hand the felt sense of this expressive therapy method and begin their own understanding of the unique way in which the sand worlds allow for internal expression, ability to see own issues as presented within these internal expressions and learn ways of verbally communicating the stories, challenging, highlighting positive aspects of learned experiences, felt sense recognition (body & mind integration) and seen aspects of the story previously unseen.

It is important to experience your own sand worlds and sandtray therapy process in order to really understand this method and the powerful means by which it can be applicable across the developmental and lifespan.

Training methods include;

  • Self-expression and reflections
  • Group discussions – how to integrate sandtray therapy into school environment, various child issues, needs and diversity.
  • Case studies – including children with complex trauma, children with special needs.
  • Theoretical applications including CBT

Small group size 6 – 9, this enables for an intense experience.

Course Dates 2021 - for 6 day Intensives school holiday program (NSW)

April School Holidays Intensive 6-day Training April Commence Monday April 12th – Finish Saturday April 17th April
July School Holidays Intensive 6-day Training July Commence Monday 5th - Finish Saturday 10th September
September School Holidays Intensive 6-day Training September Commence Monday 20th – Finish Saturday 25th September