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Introduction to Sandplay Therapy

8/9th October 2022

18/19th March 2023

The weekend will be ONLINE via Zoom Meetings

Both days 10am – 4pm UK time LIVE

An accessible weekend’s online Introduction to Sandplay Therapy with children, adolescents and adults. Sandplay is a widely used and proven form of counselling, in which the healing process happens in a gentle, non-verbal way. Sand play and trauma therapy are therefore effective helping children express feelings, process traumatic memories and therefore improve their behaviour. Sandplay is also very useful with teenagers and adults who may prefer play therapy to talking, e.g. people with autism.

 

This course is suitable for anyone interested in the sandplay process, especially psychotherapists, play therapists and counsellors in schools, other counselling environments and in private practice. Other mental health, NHS and education professionals/volunteers and students are also welcome. Sand tray therapy and trauma counselling work well together.

 

Learn key Sandplay Therapy skills in a small group

 

As it is a small supportive group (no more than 10 people), you will learn the key Jungian sandplay theories of Dora Kalff in a free and protected space. Kalff developed sandplay therapy after a request from her teacher Carl Jung to find a way to do Jungian analysis with children. We will also give you advice on what equipment you need for sandplay therapy or Gestalt sand tray. In addition, you will get lots of practical help and one-to-one support from one of the UK’s top sandplay therapists.

 

This introductory weekend will give you a good idea of how sandplay works. Students often continue onto the Certificate course, which gives you a sandplay therapy training. So, why not come and start your journey towards becoming a Certified Sandplay Therapist.

Dates

8/9th October 2022

18/19th March 2023

Venue

ONLINE courses via Zoom Meetings. Face to face courses will resume when its safe.

Times

10-4pm both days

Cost

Online price £250

Terms

This course needs 6 people in order to go ahead on planned date. If less than that, we can offer other dates, other courses or a full refund.

Jill Carter Training Limited cannot help with the cost of accommodation or travel in any circumstances.

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This course is for you if:

  • You work as a counsellor, psychotherapist, clinical psychologist, play therapist, wellbeing or mental health practitioner.
  • You are a professional, student or volunteer in an educational /mental health setting, e.g. school, nursery, SEN or CAMHS.
  • Adding sandplay therapy and play therapy skills appeals to you

The three levels of Sandplay Therapy Training:

 

Check this general overview on sandplay therapy and why its effective

Benefits of this course:

  • Clear explanation of the Jungian sandplay theories of Dora Kalff
  • Practical skills in sandplay process
  • Advice on getting started in schools, counselling centres and in private practice e.g. what trays and figures to use.
  • Tips on encouraging clients of all ages to try sand tray
  • Experiencing sandplay therapy by doing it ourselves in a friendly community
  • Research-based ways of encouraging employers to fund and raise awareness in society for sandplay therapy.

Tutors:

Helen Hawkins is a BACP registered and adult, child, adolescent and family therapist who has been practicing in schools and private practice for eight years. Before this she was a PSHE and SENCO teacher in primary, secondary and special schools for twenty years. She loves to work with sandplay, meditation, visualisations art, play and storytelling. Helen works with sandplay with children, teenagers and adults in a person-centred way. She enables clients of all ages to process their problems through play helping them to develop a stronger sense of self. Helen supports students by teaching the theory of sandplay through doing sand trays in a small supportive group.

Booking:

Online discounted price £250. Full price £300 (payment plans available).

Contact us with any questions

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The course will give you:

  • All courses can be used for BACP/UKCP Continuing Personal Development
  • The Introduction will give you all the skills you need to confidently use sandplay therapy
  • And the ability do the Certificate in Sandplay, which is a way to become a Sandplay Therapist.

Support and Community:

  • Closed online groups, webinars, podcasts and videos.
  • Group supervision days in Ealing

What to do next:

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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.
Kate