Creative CPD for counsellors and psychotherapists

Accessible teaching of integrative sandplay, creative trauma, supervision and art in small groups. Key skills training at three levels – Introduction, Certificate and Diploma – provide a unique and vibrant way to encourage expression and compassion in clients and in ourselves. Supportive for those working with children, adolescents and adults. Courses suitable for BACP/UKCP Continuing Personal Development.
jill carter training integrative sandplay

Three levels of training taught by the pioneer of trauma-informed sandplay® in the UK.

jill carter training creative trauma

Only courses in the UK teaching creativity – sandplay, art, meditation and music – in trauma work.  New courses exploring current trauma models and research using accessible, expressive skills. 

jill carter training creative art

Simple and practical evidence-based ways to use art in the counselling room.

  • How to encourage children, adolescents and adult clients to draw and paint, using art and clay as an assessment tool, helping clients express feelings on the page and overcoming the “I can’t draw” part of ourselves.
  • The Introduction, Certificate and Diploma use an integrative theoretical approach including Jungian, Transpersonal, Gestalt and Trauma models. Click here for dates in 2019.
jill carter training creative supervision

Weekend courses and group support using sandplay, art and meditation to protect the joy and keep the faith in being a supervisor at a time of great change in the industry.

All our teachers are accredited BACP or UKCP supervisors who are currently supervising work with children, adolescents and adults and seeing clients themselves. Weekend courses for 2019 include:

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The Tell-Tale Signs of Burnout

Whether you’re a counsellor, teacher, or therapist, you’ve dedicated your life to looking after others. While this can be extremely rewarding, it can also be very stressful and emotionally draining. Too much stress can have serious consequences on your health, such as burnout. Burnout is a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by…


So what IS integrative sandplay anyway?

If you are interested in sandplay therapy training, you have probably looked at a number of different courses and seen sandplay described as Jungian in most places and integrative in a few. What’s the difference? Sandplay sprang up organically when therapists working in London in the early twentieth century began to notice their young clients…

getting out of my own way

Getting Out of My Own Way

In my nine years teaching integrative sandplay and art courses, I have experienced many people (including myself) meeting their traumatised parts for the first time in a sandtray. There in that little wooden box are the lost parts that call out to us in our dreams and in our acting out, in all their three…

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