Course 202 – Information

Introduction to Sandplay Therapy: Overview of Process and Procedures – Part 2

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Estelle L. Weinrib – Images of the Self

About this Course
This is the second course in a series of three, introducing the Jungian Sandplay therapy method. This course provides an overview of the theory and process of sandplay through the work of Estelle L. Weinrib.

This is a read and test course – There are no time limits

Course Objectives

  1. Look in greater depth  at the necessary tools and equipment in the play therapy modality of Sandplay.
  2. Describe the procedures of the therapist during the session .
  3. Explore the healing properties of the sand and images the play therapy modality of Sandplay.
  4. Define the fundamental functions of the psychic structure described by Jung and their roles in in the play therapy modality of Sandplay.
  5. Introduce the concept and importance of the non-interpretive nature of the play therapy modality of SandplayJungian Sandplay.
  6. Discuss the concept and role of the feminine components of the psyche in the play therapy modality of Sandplay.
  7. Examine the inherent relationship of play and the matriarchal levels of the psyche n the play therapy modality of Sandplay.
  8. Compare the differences between the play therapy modality of Sandplay and the verbal components of therapy.
  9. Study the concept of the free and protected space in the play therapy modality of Jungian Sandplay.
  10. Examine how the three-dimensional nature of Sandplay elicits psychic growth and healing in this play therapy modality.

Learning Goals
After taking this course the student will be able to…

  1. Describe the contents and equipment of a Jungian Sandplay play therapy room.
  2. Have a fundamental understanding of the importance of good Sandplay records in the play therapy modality of Sandplay.
  3. Have a fundamental grasp of how doing the play therapy modality of Sandplay promotes healing and growth, using terms from Jungian personality theory.
  4. Better understand how not interpreting the work in the play therapy modality of Sandplay facilitates the clients healing.
  5. Have a basic concept of how the play therapy modality of Jungian Sandplay accesses the matriarchal levels of the psyche, and why that it significant in psychotherapy.
  6. Have an understanding of how  the play therapy modality of Sandplay and verbal therapy work together to strengthen the therapeutic setting.
  7. Have a foundational understanding of how play is inherent to the early phases of psychic development.
  8. Have a working grasp of the concept of the free and protected space and its role in healing in the play therapy modality of Sandplay.
  9. Have a basic grasp of how the three-dimensional aspect of  the play therapy modality of Sandplay therapy facilitates healing and growth.

Training Hours:     7
Reading:        Images of the Self: The Sandplay Therapy Process –
Weinrib:     pages 11-34
Quiz:               150 question
Enrollment Fee:                  $59.00

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