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The Routledge International Handbook of Sandplay Therapy provides a comprehensive overview of this therapeutic method, developed to provide a means of helping clients of all ages with mental suffering. The contributors, from a range of therapeutic and cultural backgrounds, demonstrate core theory and practice, and explore the implications of current neuroscientific research. The chapters illustrate the effectiveness of this seemingly simple psychotherapeutic tool in its contemporary applications. Split into six parts, this handbook considers: Sandplay therapy in medicine Sandplay with special populations Sandplay in analysis and general practice Adaptions of the Sandplay method in education Sandplay and the spirit Non-Jungian uses of the sand tray in therapeutic applications Unique in scope and breadth, this handbook will appeal to academics and students of Jungian psychotherapy, as well as occupational therapists, art and play therapists, and all clinicians using Sandplay therapy as part of their professional practice.
|Publication date:||16th January 2017|
|Author:||Barbara A. Turner|
|Publisher:||Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd|
|Categories:||Psychotherapy, Creative therapy (eg art, music, drama), Child & developmental psychology,|
Barbara A. Turner trained under the founder of Sandplay therapy, Dora M. Kalff. She has published several books in the field and now teaches Sandplay therapy to mental health clinicians as well as serving as a consultant to clinicians all over the world. She is the founder of the Association for Sandplay Therapy, an international professional organization dedicated to maintaining the core principles of Kalff's Sandplay work and teaching.More About Barbara A. Turner