Welcome to the Student Portal where you will find resources & recommended reading for your Specialist Sandtray Practitioner Training

Training Resources

Required Training Manual – Sandtray Therapy: A Practical Manual, by Daniel S. Sweeney and Linda E. Homeyer

Students are required to purchase a copy of this manual available at this link –

The Specialist Sandtray Workbook – available online when you sign up for training

Other training resources will include Case Studies, Photo examples of Sandtray’ s for discussion, worksheets, ethics & confidentiality and other resource sheets.

Recommended Readings & Books

Sandtray Playing to Heal, Recover and Grow. Roxanne Rae (2013) Jason Aronson Publishing, UK
Building the Sandcastles of Life. Fiona Werle (2016) available on
The Sandplay Therapy Process, Images of the Self. Estelle L. Weinrib (2004) Temenos Press, US
Emotional Intelligence, Why it can matter more than IQ. Daniel Goleman. Bloomsbury Publishing

Sandtray Play Work

Sandtray Play and Storymaking – Sheila Dorothy Smith (2012). Jessica Kingsley Publishers, UK
Sandplay and Storytelling – Kristín Unnsteinsdottir & Barbara Turner. Temenos Press

Accommodation in Richmond Area

Accommodation cottages care located in the grounds of UWS, link to website for short term accommodation bookings – short stays follow the link
Bookings can also be made via third party website if you type Western Sydney University Village Hawkesbury into Google or other search engine.