Course 302 – Information

Jungian Theory in Sandplay Therapy
The Four Functions,  Persona, Shadow and Archetypes
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This is the second course in a four-part series on Jungian personality theory in the Sandplay process. Building upon the material from

Persona – The ways we function in various roles

Course 301, in this course we study the four functions, and their role in the Sandplay experience of both client and therapist. Participants will take an on line personality type indicator, intended to facilitate their subjective modes of perception and experience as the therapist in the sandplay process. This course reviews the roles of the persona and the shadow, and examines the function of archetypes in the healing and transformation of Sandplay.

Learning Objectives and Goals – Course 302
Learning Objectives
  1. To define the “four functions,” the “persona,” the “shadow,” and the “archetypes” — elements from the personality theory of Carl G. Jung
  2.  To examine the functions of these elements of Jungian theory in psychic healing and transformation
  3.  To explore sandplay case material, using these elements of Jungian theory as a framework for mapping the psychological changes undergone by the client in Sandplay work
  4. To provide the therapist with a tool for entering a more conscious relationship with the largely unconscious Sandplay material
 Learning Goals
  1. After taking this class, the Learner will be able to…
  2. Articulate the structural elements and psychic dynamics of the four functions, the persona, the shadow, and the archetypes from Carl G. Jung’s personality theory
  3.  Have a working understanding of these elements of personality in the changes undergone by the psyche in processes of healing and transformation
  4.  Work with Sandplay case material using these terms from Jungian theory as a framework for better comprehending the process
  5.  Recognize the value of and utilize Jungian theory as one means of working with Sandplay.
The Shadow – What lies in the unconscious in the darkness

Reading:     9 pages
On Line Lessons:     5 pages

Sandplay Case Vignettes:     4 Vignettes, 6 Sand Trays
Sandplay Case: 14 Sand Trays
Quiz:    45 Questions
Test:   55 Short Answer Questions
CE Hours:  10 Continuing Education Hours or Training Hours
Enrollment Fee:  $89.00

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