Learn practical ways to bring sandtray and symbol work into your counselling practice.
Professional, experiential, engaging, knowledgeable and lots of fun!
Value beyond anything I could anticipate!
Thank You - What a wonderful experience, I feel more confident to use Sandtrays!
Often the hands know how to solve a riddle with which the intellect has wrestled in vain.
C. G. Jung
Sandtray therapy allows for the projective expression of one's personal inner world. Learn how to respectfully invite the creation of miniature scenes and stories that help clients see, know and change. Course limited to 16 people.
This 3 x 3 hours of experiential, online training introduces you to approaches and applications of sandtray therapy. Work with a range of clients (aged 10 to 110) and therapeutic contexts will be considered. Sandtray therapy is a powerful therapeutic method that has been around for nearly 100 years. It is a form of therapy that gives both child and adult clients the opportunity to portray, rather than verbalise, feelings and experiences often inaccessible and/or difficult to express. Its origins were in the work of Jung and Kalff who were analytically orientated. Current research has demonstrated successful use in shorter term strengths-based approaches with traumatised refugees, reducing measures of anxiety and depression, and with autistic children, increasing verbal expression, social interaction and spontaneous novel play. In the free and protected space provided by the counsellor, a client creates a concrete manifestation of his or her inner world using sand, water, and miniature objects.
Learn the fundamental theoretical and methodological concepts in the practice of symbols and sandtrays. It will include an overview of the major theoretical influences in this field, the existing evidence base supporting it and a review of contemporary applications. The focus of the workshop will be an experiential and practical introduction to a range of directive and non-directive methods to engage and work with this media in counselling.
Please note, this is a LIVE and INTERACTIVE training event. We don't record this.
Psychologists, social workers, counsellors, psychotherapists, school counsellors, mental health and pastoral workers, other allied health professionals and students of these disciplines.
Jacki Short - Counselling Psychologist and Registered Play Therapist
24-26 AUGUST 2022, 5PM-8PM AEST (SYDNEY TIME)
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Special Price $450
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√ Amazing training, Jacqui was warm, knowledgeable and inviting, this is the second training I have done through the centre and look forward to many more - thank you!!
√ Symbols and sand tray training was incredible. Couldn't recommend it enough! Jackie is so knowledgeable and does a great job. Thank you and look forward to booking into more of your training courses in the future :)
√ Thank you so much!!! This workshop was such an amazing experience. It was organised, structured and so rich in content. I learnt so much in the 9 hours and the experiential component was so empowering and allowed me to really gain perspective on the process and the benefits of such work with clients.
√ I thoroughly enjoyed the training. It was a jam-packed course that has given me so much to think about and start using and I am looking forward to putting it into practice and learning more.
√ Fantastic workshop which will no doubt enhance my future practice.
√ Jacki was really amazing and the information she provided during the three days training was informative!