Sandplay Training Worldwide

Experiential, depth training in the art and science of sandplay therapy

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Introduction to Sandplay: Friday, Saturday, Sunday. 10am-5pm

Introduction to Sandplay--Day 1

10am - 12:30pm:  Introduction and Overview of the course. Working with Sand and Symbols. Fundamentals of Sandplay.

12:30-1:15:  Lunch

1:15-3pm: Basics of Sandplay; Sandplay Video.

3pm-4:30pm: Practical Experience Witnessing and Making Sandplays

4:30-5pm: Discussion and Questions

Introduction to Sandplay--Day 2

10am-11am: Sandplay Fundamentals

11am-12:30pm:  Sandplay Case Study

12:30-1:15: Lunch

1:15-3pm:  Clinical Process in Sandplay: Kalffian Theory

3pm-4:30pm:  Practical Experience Witnessing and Making Sandtrays

4:30-5pm:  Discussion and Questions

Introduction to Sandplay--Day 3

10am-11am: Jungian Theory in Sandplay

11am-12:30:  Sandplay Case Study: Clinical Process in Sandtray

12:30-1:15  Lunch

1:15-1:45:  Ethics in Sandplay; Diversity Issues

1:45-2:15: Becoming Competent in Sandplay; Guidelines for Further Education

2:15-4pm: Practical Experience Witnessing and Making Sandtrays

4:00-4:45: Conclusion, Questions, Discussion, Integration.

4:45-5pm: Evaluations and Certificates

 

Clinical Sandplay I--Deepening Sandplay Theory and Practice

Guest Instructors will provide experiential case material with children.

Friday, Saturday, Sunday. 10am-5pm

Clinical Sandplay I--Day 1

10am-11am:  Introductions; Symbols of Relatedness in Sandplay

11-11:10am Break

11:10am-12:30:  Theory of Clinical Sandplay: Immersion in the Image; The Free and Protected Space; Co-transference

12:30-1:10:  Lunch

1:10- 3:pm:  Sandplay Case Study: Co-Transference in Sandplay with Adults

3-3:10pm: Break

3:10-4:30pm:  Practical Experience with Sandplay: Immersion in the Co-transference 

4:30-5pm:  Discussion, Questions and Integration

Clinical Sandplay I--Day 2

10am-12:30pm: Sandplay with Children. Guest Instructor (Break at 11:30)

12:30-1:15:  Lunch

1:15-3pm:  Sandplay with Children, continued.

3-3:10: Break

3:10-4:30pm:  Practical Experience with Sandplay: Immersion in the Co-transference

4:30-5pm: Discussion,  Questions and Integration: Clinical Issues

Clinical Sandplay I--Day 2

10am-12:30pm:  Sandplay with Children: Case Presentation with Guest Instructor. (Break at 11:15)

12:30-1:10:  Lunch

1:10-3pm:  Sandplay with Children, continued

3-3:10: Break

3:10-4:30pm:  Practical Experience with Sandplay: Immersion in the Co-transference

4:30-5pm:  Integration and closure. Evaluations and Certificates.

 

Symbolism in Sandplay:  Experiencing the Power of the Symbol

Symbolism in Sandplay: Day 1

10am - 11:30:  Introductions. Sandplay Figures with Personal, Group, Cultural and

Archetypal Associations (from religion, alchemy, mythology, fairytales).

11:30-11:40: Break

11:40-1pm: Jungian Theory of the Symbol. Immersion in the Symbol.

1pm-1:40pm: Lunch

1:40- 2:45pm:   Exploring the Symbol of Kwan Yin

2:45-4pm: Embodying the symbol: sandplay experience (Break at 3:15pm)

4- 4:45pm: Figure Making

4:45-5pm: Discussion, question and integration

Symbolism in Sandplay: Day 2

10am-1pm: Exploring the symbol of Kali with sandplay case examples. Lynne Ehlers, PhD, Guest Instructor.  (Break: 11:30-11:40)

1pm-1:40: pmLunch

1:40-3pm: Exploring the symbol of the scarab.

3pm-3:10: Break

3:10-4:30pm: Embodying the symbol: sandplay experience

4:30-5pm: Discussion, questions and integration

Symbolism in Sandplay: Day 3

10am-11:30am: Symbol Exercise

11:30-11:40: Break

11:40am-1pm: The Symbols of the Mask and the Snake

1pm-1:40pm: Lunch

1:40- 3:30pm: Embodying the symbol: sandplay experience

3:30-3:40: Break

3:40- 4:15pm: Writing a Symbol Paper

4:15-4:45: Integration/ Closure

4:45-5pm: Evaluations and Certificates

 

Healing Complex Trauma with Sandplay (Clinical Sandplay II)

Healing Complex Trauma in Sandplay: Day 1

10am-11:30am: Introduction to the Evolution of Countertransference

11:30-11:40: Break

11:40am-1pm:  Introduction to Relational Fields in Sandplay

1pm-1:40pm: Lunch

1:40- 3:30pm:  Experiencing the Four Relational Fields through Sandplay Images

3:30-3:40: Break

3:40- 5pm:  Experiencing the Four Relational Fields through Sandplay Images

Healing Complex Trauma in Sandplay: Day 2

10am-11:30am: Field One: A Field of Early Relational Trauma

11:30-11:40: Break

11:40am-1pm:  Field One Experiences in Image and Felt Sense--Case

1pm-1:40pm: Lunch

1:40- 3:30pm:  Field Two Experiences in Image and Felt Sense

3:30-3:40: Break

3:40- 5pm: Field Two Experiences in Image and Felt Sense--Case

Healing Complex Trauma in Sandplay: Day 3

10am-11:30am: Review of Fields One and Two

11:30-11:40: Break

11:40am-1pm:  Fields Three and Four Experiences in Image and Felt Sense--Case

1pm-1:40pm: Lunch

1:40- 3:30pm:  Fields Three and Four Experiences in Image and Felt Sense--Case

3:30-3:40: Break

3:40- 4:15pm:  Experiencing the Four Relational Fields through Sandplay Images

4:15-4:45: Integration/ Closure

4:45-5pm: Evaluations and Certificates

Jungian Theory in Sandplay -- Friday, Saturday, Sunday. 10am-5pm

Jungian Theory in Sandplay: Day 1

10am-11:30am: Introduction to Jungian Theory in Sandplay

11:30-11:40: Break

11:40am-1pm: Individuation and the Structure of the Psyche

1pm-1:40pm: Lunch

1:40- 3:30pm:  Experiencing the Structure of the Psyche

3:30-3:40: Break

3:40- 5pm:  Work with Symbols

Jungian Theory in Sandplay: Day 2

10am-11:30am: Introduction to Complexes

11:30-11:40: Break

11:40am-1pm: Complexes and Trauma

1pm-1:40pm: Lunch

1:40- 3:30pm:  Complexes: Case Study

3:30-3:40: Break

3:40- 5pm: Experiencing the Complex

Jungian Theory in Sandplay: Day 3

10am-11:30am:  Dreams

11:30-11:40: Break

11:40am-1pm: Alchemy

1pm-1:40pm: Lunch

1:40- 3:30pm:  Myth and Fairy Tales

3:30-3:40: Break

3:40- 4:45pm:  Work with Symbols; Integration

4:45-5pm: Evaluations and Certificates

 

Ethics in Sandplay -- Friday, Saturday, Sunday. 10am-5pm

Ethics in Sandplay: Course Schedule

10am-11:30am: Ethics in Depth Psychotherapy

11:30-11:40: Break

11:40am-1pm: The Ten Paramitas: Ethical Guidelines from Buddhism

1pm-1:40pm: Lunch

1:40- 3:00pm:  Ethical Guidelines of Sandplay Therapists of America (STA) and International Society of Sandplay Therapists (ISST)

3:00-3:10: Break

3:10- 4:45pm:  Group Discussion of Ethical Dilemmas in Sandplay

4:45-5pm: Evaluations and Certificates

 

 

Copyright 2013 Linda Cunningham.