Using Sandtray Protocols in Play Therapy (September 23-25, 2019)

September 23-25, 2019

Marshall Lyles, LPC-S, LMFT-S, RPT-S

The Theraplay Institute
Evanston, IL

The modality of sandtray allows for implementation of play therapy skills with a wide variety of age groups, making it an efficient tool for practitioners serving diverse populations. Available to all licensed mental health professionals, this workshop will blend lecture, discussion, and play-based experiences as the basic skills and protocols of sandtray-based play therapy are introduced and practiced. There is an advanced day of attachment-informed sandtray training occurring as a separate event on the day following these two days of training.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand how the history of sandtray therapy and play therapy evolved into current day practices
  2. Increase awareness of and connection to play therapy materials applicable to executing sandtray sessions
  3. Know standard practices and protocols of sandtray and how to integrate into play therapy with all ages
  4. Apply knowledge of play therapy reflective skills and theme analysis to sandtray case studies
  5. Lead sandtray sessions in practice play therapy simulations
  6. Receive coaching on sandtray and play therapy skills‚Äč

Marshall Lyles, LPC-S, LMFT-S, RPT-S provides in-person supervision and consultation to those located in the Austin, Texas area.  Marshall is also available for trainings throughout the U.S. and abroad as well as web-based consultation.  Sandtray therapy is Marshall's primary modality.




12 APT contact education hours can be earned for attending this training

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