Sandplay Training Worldwide

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

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Guest instructors provide the student with a variety of views and experiences in Jungian/Kalffian sandplay.

Every effort will be made to accommodate persons with disabilities. If you have special needs regarding accessibility, materials or content please contact Linda Cunningham in advance to allow arrangements to be made. Please be aware that the training sites are accessible only by stairs. However, with enough advance notice, a change of venue may be possible.  415-346-6363 or Linda@drlindacunningham.com


Introduction to Sandplay Therapy (18 hours)

 January 12-14, 2018

10am- 5pm

$550 Licensed Clinician; $525 Unlicensed

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This course, or its equivalent, is recommended before taking all others. 

This weekend training teaches the basics in a small group setting near the Marina in San Francisco. Several times each year, this training is offered to therapists and therapists-in-training. It is always a fun weekend, with a large experiential component–you’ll have the experience of both making and witnessing a sandtray.

By the end of this training, you will be able to:

  • Begin to use sandplay in your practice. 
  • Set up your own sandplay collection
  • Understand practical considerations
  • Experience the importance of symbols
  • Understand some basic concepts in Jungian sandplay theory
  • Explain clinical process in sandplay
  • Understand the difference between Sandplay and Sandtray

The next Introduction to Sandplay Weekend Training is scheduled for September 21-23, 2018.

There will also be a week-long beginning training in Petaluma in August, 2017, followed by a week-long Intermediate/Advanced training.

 


Clinical Sandplay I: Deepening Sandplay Theory and Practice (18 hours)

Focus on Sandplay with Children and Adults

March 2-4, 2018

10am - 5pm

$550 Licensed Clinician; $525 Unlicensed

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This course, or its equivalent, is best taken after Introduction to Sandplay. 

  • More deeply understand, in an embodied way, the foundational concepts of sandplay
  • Begin to understand each sandtray and the overall process of healing
  • Understand sandplay work with both children and adults
  • Expand your knowledge of sandplay theory and practice
  • Appreciate the importance of both relationship and symbol

New! Sandplay Group Consultation Weekends (18 hours)

September 8-10, 2017 -- REVISED DATES

January 26-28, 2018

May 4-6, 2018

September 7-9, 2018

10am - 5pm

18 Hours of Group Consultation

Fee: $925

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Please contact Linda Cunningham if you'd like to attend: linda@sandplaytrainingworldwide.com

Understand your own and others' sandplay cases more deeply through case presentations and group discussion. Immerse yourself in the symbolic world of sandplay, learn from your peers, gain experience and hours toward certification in a small, safe group. 


Symbolism in Sandplay: Experiencing the Power of the Symbol  (18 hours)

April 6-8, 2018

10am - 5pm

$550 Licensed Clinician; $525 Unlicensed

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This course may be taken at any time, and by non-sandplay therapists, too.

  • Understand the importance of the symbol
  • Play with symbolic meaning
  • Experience the power of the symbol
  • Learn how to investigate a particular symbol or write a symbol paper

Healing Complex Trauma with Sandplay (18 hours)

December 1-3, 2017

10am - 5pm

$550 Licensed Clinician; $525 Unlicensed

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  • Learn how sandplay addresses and heals deep levels of preverbal trauma
  • Understand how to hold and understand trauma in sandtrays and in the relational field
  • Describe the traumatic qualities of the relational field 
  • Provide holding with difficult processes
  • More deeply appreciate the self-healing capacity of the psyche
  • Work with defenses and resistances

 


Jungian Theory in Sandplay (18 hours)

October 20-22, 2017

10am-  5pm

$550 Licensed Clinician; $525 Unlicensed

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This course may be taken at any time. Integrate theory and clinical practice from the inside out through your own experience of Jungian concepts such as archetype, persona, shadow, complexes, the Self, the ego-Self axis and the transcendent function. We also explore symbols, the flow of psychic energies, and alchemical symbolism. Experiential activities will help us to deeply understand the Jungian view of the psyche. Participants in this training access their creativity in surprising ways. Expect transformation! 

  • Learn important concepts in Jungian theory and practice 
  • Experience the Jungian personality concepts in yourself
  • Apply Jungian concepts to sandplay work
  • Use expressive arts to integrate your understanding or Jungian theory at a deeper level

Week-long Experiential Trainings in Sandplay Therapy August 2017

Week One: August 7-11, Monday-Friday, 9am - 6pm--Introduction to Sandplay and Clinical Process (for beginners)

Week Two:  August 14-18, Monday-Friday, 9am - 6pm--Healing Complex Trauma in Sandplay Work (the week following Week One)

Petaluma, California

First Week: Introduction to Sandplay

Second Week: Healing Complex Trauma with Sandplay

Attend the first week if you're a beginner

Attend the second week if you're more advanced

OR attend both weeks!

Register before March 15th and save $50 per week!

Two week discount: Save $200 when you register for both weeks BEFORE MARCH 15th

40 CE per week: California BBS (for LMFTs and LCSWs) and also for STA/ISST hours

$1250 Licensed ($1200 Pre-licensed) for each week

9am - 6pm

Monday - Friday

For more information on the Week Long Trainings, click here!

 

Continuing Education in California: Linda Cunningham, PhD, MFT, CST-T (Provider Number 017288) is  approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs. Linda Cunningham maintsins responsibility for this program/course and its content. Course completion certificates will be handed out immediately after the training. If you have any questions, please call Linda Cunningham, linda@drlindacunningham.com or 415-346-6363.

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Every effort will be made to accommodate persons with disabilities. If you have special needs regarding accessibility, materials or content please contact Linda Cunningham in advance to allow arrangements to be made., Please be aware that the training sites are accessible only by stairs. However, with enough advance notice, a change of venue may be possible.  415-346-6363 or Linda@drlindacunningham.com

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