Creative Storytelling Through Bibliotherapy and Sandtray Play Therapy

2 hour Non Contact Webinar

Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.     -Carl Jung

During the 3 hour non contact webinar, we will discuss how to create both directive and non-directive trays to deepen your attunement skills as witnesses. And learn the sand tray process in the context of their play therapy practice.             

Learning Objectives: 

1.      Define the power and meaning of symbols and their use in sand tray play using bibliotherapy sand tray play therapy

2. Discuss the clinical implications of using Sandtray with clients in play therapy sessions.

3.   Explore the culture and historical significance of storytelling in sand tray play sessions.

4. Discuss the importance of  facilitating and witnessing sand trays clients using storytelling in play therapy sessions

5. Use of sand tray plays therapy in the context of the clinician's practice to discuss ethical, competent ways to use sandtray play therapy in individual, family, and group therapies using storytelling in a variety of ways.

6. Identify several ways to create Sandtray scenes using a bibliotherapy directive and non-directive approach in play therapy sessions.

About the Presenter:

Sabra completed Dee Preston-Dillons Advanced Clinical Sand Therapy Certificate in her Sand Therapy Program in 2017. Sabra has been using sandtray work for 12 years. And is a continuous student of the art of Sandtray work. She is a Clinical Worker and Registered Play Therapist Supervisor licensed in DC and MD.  She has been practicing social work for 22 years in the DMV area.

What's included?

1 Video
2 Texts
2 PDFs
Sabra Starnes
Sabra Starnes
Registered Play Therapist Supervisor

About the instructor

Sabra D. Starnes, LICSW, LCSW-C, RPT-S
, is a licensed clinical social worker and registered play therapist supervisor. She is the owner of Next Place Therapy in Largo, Maryland. She also works as a School Social Worker for the District of Columbia Public Schools.

Sabra is a passionate and committed therapist and educator, who enjoys working with children, teens, and families. Sabra has been successful in providing effective family therapy to adoptive, foster, divorced and stepfamilies. She has done local and national training for parents and professionals on various topics. Sabra specializes in attachment, building healthy and secure relationships with families, school issues, adoption, and foster care. Sabra is trained and skilled in Play Therapy, Sand tray, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Relationship work. She enjoys incorporating expressive therapy techniques, art, music, dance, and psychodrama into the work she does with clients.

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