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Cotherstone

Working with Sand - Workshop £60

Sand-play therapy offers an extremely effective but powerful, yet safe way of journeying towards deeper feelings for both adults and children alike. This workshop introduces you to the wonders of sandplay and symbols, the power of the psyche and how to work creatively and therapeutically with sand.

Working with Sand - Workshop £60
Working with Sand - Workshop £60

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Jul 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Cotherstone, Cotherstone, Barnard Castle DL12, UK

About the event

This workshop is experiential and offers you the opportunity to create a sandtray and work therapeutically with other delegates in the sand. This workshop is a platform to support further training in the field of Jungian sandplay.

Research in Neuro-biology suggests that memories are stored in the limbic system (the right hand side of the brain where they cannot easily be accessed by words alone). Sand-play, being a non-verbal approach to therapy means that clients can tap into a deeper self which is pre-verbal and unconscious. As clients select minatures / figures and create your world in the sand tray meaning can be given to the symbols chosen and form a link to your brain and the neuropathways to be 're-written' and re-structured offering a new way of thinking.

The tray is designed to fill our field of vision and become a world or picture completely designed and created by the client! Clients use the numerous objects in the room which can represent / be whatever you want or need them to be. This process alone, in a 'Free and Protected Space' created and maintained and contained by the therapist and has the potential to facilitate the psyche's capacity for healing.

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