Creative Certified UK Training Courses: Sandplay, Trauma, Supervision & Art

Professional training courses designed to encourage and support creativity in counselling, education and mental health environments. The courses are written and taught by Jill Carter who has 15 years experience teaching creativity in this field.

There are no more than 10 students in each group, which gives a good grounding in theory, practical advice and a chance to try out sandplay or art with lots of one to one attention and encouragement.
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Certified sandplay therapy training courses

These are small supportive interactive groups leading to certification in one year
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Creative trauma training courses

These are the only UK courses bringing together trauma models and creativity
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Creative research-based supervision training

 Full modular supervisors training, weekend courses and supervision groups
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Integrative art training courses

Accessible, innovative ways of using drawing and painting in counselling

Why do the courses with Jill?

Jill has been teaching sandplay and art for fifteen years.  All of her teaching is based on the most recent and relevant research and case studies as well as her clinical work as a UKCP and BACP accredited child, adolescent, family and adult psychotherapist & supervisor. Hundreds of students have already done our courses and these are the key reasons why they choose us:

 

  • Expert, friendly, supportive training
  • Small groups so you have plenty of one-to-one attention
  • Practical research-based advice
  • Affordable (monthly payment plans available)
  • Courses take place in London and Essex

Jill’s sand tray courses have improved my work with children and adults enormously. I have gained a deeper understanding of the theories taught and an even deeper understanding of myself through the experiential learning and reflective practice encouraged. I highly recommend these courses where Jill is a supportive, knowledgeable and patient tutor.
Louise

Is it for me?

If you are reading this, you are probably already drawn to the idea of using creativity in your work – to bring together the magic of play with the solid theories and research which make it so effective for many clients.

  • These courses are great if you work with children, adolescents and adults
  • You want to go beyond the limits of talking therapy
  • You are a counsellor, psychotherapist, clinical psychologist, play therapist, work in a school or nursery e.g. SEN or in health and education as a professional or volunteer
  • Wellbeing and wellness practitioners, yoga teachers, medical doctors and people working in meditation
  • What this means is you will meet a mix of people with similar interests and from different backgrounds, trainings and experience
  • Most people who come on the training courses form part of a growing supportive community
  • There is ongoing support through private Facebook groups, webinars and connections made with other attendees
  • All courses are certified and can be used for BACP/UKCP Continuing Personal Development

Inexorably drawn towards the healing power of sand, I joined Jill’s certificate and diploma courses in working therapeutically with sand and never looked back. Her courses marry deep experiential work along with well taught in-depth theory in small accessible groups. She supervises, teaches and contains you in your personal learning process and does justice to the value of therapeutic synchronicity.
Julia

More than anything, this course taught me to “feel” and to trust my instincts personally and professionally. I am more attuned to my clients’ emotions and experiences because I have allowed myself to feel my own hurt and joy. I have a deeper, more connected relationship with my clients. I am confident that what I am now reflecting back to my clients is their own experience, not mine.
Mubeena

Where do I start?

Three levels of training …

  • Introduction weekend – experience creativity and learn basic skills
  • Certificate  – key skills training in theory and practical advice
  • Diploma – advanced skills with concentration on self care

I have attended and enjoyed the introductory weekend, that led to attending the certificate in sandplay, which led to attending and completing the Diploma in sandplay work with Jill this year. In each case I was impressed and inspired by Jill’s professionalism, her excellent handouts, her encyclopedic knowledge but most of all the personal qualities that she brings, such generosity of spirit and warmth of heart. The pace is gentle yet firm, her holding of the space exceptional and after experiencing Psychotherapy training in other institutions I would rate Jill’s approach as masterful and highly competent. The handouts are eloquent and erudite, the symbol collection second to none and the opportunity to learn experiential as well as via lectures deeply effective and in my case, life changing, leading me to apply for an MA in child psychotherapy, a challenge I would not have attempted without the sandplay training with Jill.
Kate

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When is the next course?

Integrative Sandplay Therapy Training Courses

Three levels of training taught by the pioneer of trauma-informed sandplay® in the UK.
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Introduction to Sandplay (Weekend Course)
  • WHEN: 9/10th February 2019
  • WHERE: Ealing, London
  • HOW MUCH: Early bird discount £270 until 20th December (then £300 – payment plans available)
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Certificate in Integrative Sandplay
  • WHEN: Starts 7th September 2019
  • WHERE: Ealing, LONDON
  • HOW MUCH:  from £1680 (payment plans available)
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Diploma in Integrative Sandplay
  • WHEN: Starts 19th October 2019
  • WHERE: Ealing, LONDON
  • HOW MUCH:  from £1680 (payment plans available)
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Working Creatively with Trauma Training Courses

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. 
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Introduction to Working Creatively With Trauma (Weekend Course)
  • WHEN: 2/3rd March 2019
  • WHERE: Ealing, London
  • HOW MUCH: Early bird discount £270 until 20th January (then £300 – payment plans available)
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Certificate in Working Creatively with Trauma
  • WHEN: Starts 2nd February 2019
  • WHERE: Ealing, LONDON
  • HOW MUCH:  from £1680 (payment plans available)
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Diploma in Working Creatively with Trauma
  • WHEN: Starts Spring 2020
  • WHERE: Ealing, LONDON
  • HOW MUCH:  from £1680 (payment plans available)
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Supervision Training Courses

Creative, research-based Certificate in 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.

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Weekend Supervision Courses

Expectations and Expression

To provide supervisors with independent support and self-care

  • WHEN: 5/6th October 2019
  • WHERE: Ealing, London
  • HOW MUCH:  £300 (payment plans available)
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Separatio – This is Yours, This is Mine

Uses the alchemical process to enhance therapeutic perspective

  • WHEN: 8/9th June 2019
  • WHERE: Ealing, London
  • HOW MUCH:  £300 (payment plans available)
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Certificate in Creative Supervision
  • WHEN: Starts 6th April 2019
  • WHERE: Colchester
  • HOW MUCH:  from £1200 (payment plans available)
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Integrative Art Training Courses

Simple and practical evidence-based ways to use art in the counselling room.
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Introduction to Integrative Art (Weekend Course)
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Certificate in Integrative Art
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Diploma in Integrative Art
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