About this course
Introduction to Sandplay Therapy: Overview of Process and Procedures - Part 2
This course explores the development of miniature worlds for therapeutic purposes, beginning with Margaret Lowenfeld's World Technique and Dora Kalff's revision of this method in Jungian sandplay therapy.
This is a self-paced, read and test course
- Explore the history and evolution of sandplay therapy through Lowenfeld and Kalff.
- Examine the distinction between therapeutic and diagnostic uses of the sand tray. Introduce the historic role of sandplay in the field of play therapy.
- Understand Lowenfeld's recognition of the importance of non-verbal work with children and her adaptation of Wells Floor Games to treatment.
- Explore the three roots of sandplay therapy in Jungian psychology, Lowenfeld's World Technique and Eastern philosophy.
After taking this class the student will (be able to)
- Have a sound understanding of the roots and historical development of sandplay therapy.
- Understand the reasoning Margaret Lowenfeld used in adapting H.G. Wells miniature world games to fit the needs of children in her clinical setting.
- Understand the differences between various diagnostic and treatment uses of sand trays and miniature worlds.
- Articulate the fundamental differences between Lowenfeld's World Technique and Dora Kalff's Jungian sandplay.
- Have a basic grasp of how play is necessary for creativity for both adults and children.
CE Hours: 8
Reading: 60 pages
H.G. Wells' Floor Games: A Father's Account of Play and Its Legacy of Healing
Editor: Barbara A. Turner, PhD -- Pages 91 - 117
The Handbook of Sandplay Therapy
Author: Barbara A. Turner, PhD
Appendix B Pages 691 - 695
Images of the Self: The Sandplay Therapy Process
Author: Estelle L. Weinrib
Introductory Material pages xi - xix
Chapters 1 & 2 pages 1 - 9
Sandplay: A Psychotherapeutic Approach to the Psyche
Author: Dora M. Kalff
Foreword: Martin Kalff pages v - xvi
Test: 125 questions
Enrollment Fee: $69.00
- Course 102 - Reading
- Course 102 - Quiz
- Course 102 - Evaluation