Self care through sandplay courses and creative therapies offering expression and containment is especially needed right now. The traumatic pressures of Covid, cost of living crisis and the war in Ukraine put us as counsellors at danger of burn out. In particular, those of us who are survivors of complex trauma.
You may feel that your client load is sometimes very heavy. Working creatively lifts some of that stress off your shoulders. In fact, using creative play also brings huge benefits for both your clients and yourself.
Sandplay therapy and creative arts are brilliant ways to understand and process feelings with children. They also help clients of all ages to express their emotions non-verbally.