Course Catalog

Online Read & Study Courses

Demonstration Class

About Jungian Sandplay Therapy  –  Free mini Course   1 hr   Free

Introductory Courses

Course 101 – The History and Development of    Sandplay   Therapy – Part 1       6 hrs  $49
Course 102 – The History and Development of Sandplay Therapy – Part 2       8 hrs  $60

Intrermediate Courses

Course 201 – Introduction to Sandplay Therapy:  Overview of Process &   Procedures Part 1       6 hrs  $49
Course 202 – Introduction to Sandplay Therapy: Overview Process & Procedures Part 2       7 hrs  $59
Course 203 – Introduction to Sandplay Therapy:  Overview of Process & Procedures Part 3         7 hrs  $59
Advanced Courses

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Course 301 – Jungian Theory in Sandplay Therapy
The Unconscious, Consciousness &
The Ego – Self Relationship
10 hrs  $89
Course 302 – Jungian Theory in Sandplay Therapy Part 2
The Four Functions,  Persona, Shadow & Archetypes
10 hrs    $89
Course 303 Jungian Theory in Sandplay Therapy – Part 3
Individuation, Differentiation, Compensation &  Adaptation

15 hrs   $115
Course 304 –  Jungian Theory in Sandplay Therapy – Part 4
                              Symbol Formation and the Transcendent Function
15 hrs       $115

 Video Courses
Video Course 1-3    Introduction to Sandplay Therapy
20 min
Quiz      51 Questions
Tuition Fee          $99
Training/Continuing Education Hours        5


Dr. Turner introduces the sandplay film courses and provides some guidance on how to best approach the study of Sandplay.

In this film, Dr. Turner examine what Sandplay therapy actually is and what this method does in the clinical setting. The discussion continues to a review of the differences between the non-verbal, image-based nature of Sandplay and traditional verbal therapies.

In this film, Dr. Turner reviews the significance of the various elements involved in Sandplay work. This includes the size of the tray and the meaningful presence of the sand and water in the process. The contents of the Sandplay collection are also reviewed.

 Video Course 4       First Trays in Sandplay Process &           The Therapist’s Procedures

21 min
Quiz      50 Questions
Tuition Fee          $99
Training/Continuing Education Hours        5

In this video Dr. Turner examines the first trays in the process of several clinical cases and demonstrates how the first tray often carries the issues that the client’s psyche will address in the work ahead; the psychic assets he or she has to support that work; and the direction of the healing.

The discussion then turns to the procedures the Sandplay therapist undergoes in facilitating the client’s work in the sand. Among other things this includes how to introduce clients to Sandplay, how to conduct the session and how to keep records of the construction of the sand tray.

Video Course 5    The Sandplay Case of Juan

15min
Quiz      45 Questions
Tuition Fee          $99
Training/Continuing Education Hours        5

In this case presentation Dr. Turner discusses the work of a young immigrant boy who did remarkable work in the sand in nearly total silence.

Video Course 6        The Roots of Sandplay Therapy

24 min
Quiz      50 Questions
Tuition Fee          $99
Training/Continuing Education Hours        5

In this film, Dr. Turner reviews the evolution of Sandplay therapy from its beginnings in the early 1900’s in Europe. The discussion then turns to the importance in play in sandplay and how play is transformative in nature. Finally, she reviews what Dora Kalff called the “free and protected space,” the necessary conditions created by the presence of the therapist to facilitate the transformative process.

Video Course 7        The Sandplay Case of Aaron

65   min
Quiz      106 Questions
Tuition Fee          $149
Training/Continuing Education Hours        9

Using the knowledge gained from the prior films, Dr. Turner, here turns to the analysis of a completed Sandplay case, reviewing the remarkable work of a nine year-old  boy who accesses the depths of his potentials in the Sandplay.

Video Course 8
The Primary Elements of Jungian Personality
Theory in Sandplay

10  min
Quiz      25 Questions
Tuition Fee          $49
Training/Continuing Education Hours       3

In this film, Dr. Turner gives an introduction to the primary elements of Jung’s personality theory, and how the psychic contents and dynamics Jung defined work in the transformation that occurs over the course of a complete Sandplay process.

Video Course 9       The Sandplay Case of Maizie

57 min
Quiz     100  Questions
Tuition Fee          $149
Training/Continuing Education Hours        9

In this case presentation, Dr. Turner, reviews the work of a six year-old girl, who finds her authentic Self in her Sandplay work. The depth of Maizie’s work is inspirational for her in-born reverence for ritual and sacred rites.

Video Course 10        The Sandplay Case of Harold

40    min
Quiz      80 Questions
Tuition Fee          $129
Training/Continuing Education Hours        7

In this case study, Dr. Turner, examines the work of a sixty year-old man, who suffered narcissistic personality traits, resulting from an early history of abandonment.

Video Course 11        Symbols in Sandplay Therapy

48   min
Quiz      80 Questions
Tuition Fee          $129
Training/Continuing Education Hours       7

In this film, Dr. Turner discusses symbolism and the role of the symbol in the transformative process of Sandplay. She examines what symbols are and where they are found. The concepts are richly illustrated with examples from Sandplay process.

Video Course 12            The Role of the Therapist in the Symbolic Process

22   min
Quiz      25 Questions
Tuition Fee          $49
Training/Continuing Education Hours        3

In this segment of the course, Dr. Turner discusses how the therapist impacts and effects the symbolic process in the client’s Sandplay, placing emphasis on the necessity for proper therapist preparation and presence.


Continuing Education & Training Hours

Barbara A. Turner, PhD is approved to offer continuing education hours and/or training hours by the Association for Play Therapy – APT Approved Provider No. 00-079 and maintains responsibility for the program; by the Association for Sandplay Therapy; and by the Association for Sandplay Therapy.

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