Welcome to Sandplay Training

Barbara Turner, PhD
Barbara Turner, PhD
Sandplay Training with Barbara Turner, PhD

Welcome to our Training  Site – This is the educational branch of Barbara Turner’s work, dedicated to the dissemination of training in Jungian Sandplay Therapy to mental health clinicians.*

About Dr. Turner

Barbara Turner began her study of Jungian sandplay therapy with the founder of the method, Dora M. Kalff, in Switzerland in 1988. Her interests and explorations of sandplay continue to this day.

Dr. Turner has done extensive research into the theory and healing process of sandplay. She focused her doctoral studies on the sandplay method, writing her dissertation on methods of understanding sandplay process.  Dr. Turner was instrumental in returning the classic books in sandplay to print, and is the author of what is considered by some to be the authoritative text on Jungian sandplay, The Handbook of Sandplay Therapy. She teaches sandplay therapy to mental health clinicians internationally, and serves as consultant to practicing sandplay & play therapists.

Dr. Turner has co-authored with Dr. Kristin Unnsteinsdottír, Sandplay and Storytelling: The Impact of Imaginative Thinking on Children’s Learning and Development.  She has also published The Teachings of Dora Kalff, both of which you can read about on our “Books” page.

*  We have three sites:

Temenos Press®  –  Books & Publications
Temenos Press® Learning Center – Online Courses in Jungian Sandplay & Theory
BarbaraTurner.Org – (This Site ) Live Trainings in Sandplay with Barbara Turner

 

 

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