Sandplay: Silent Workshop of the Psyche

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Sandplay - Silent Workshop of the Psyche provides a historical background for understanding sandplay as well as a helpful discussion of how it works in a clinical context.

Based on the authors' clinical work, the volume includes in-depth sandplay case

history material from a wide range of adults and children, detailed notes on interpreting the sand tray, and an examination of symbols and concepts used in sandplay. Soundly based in theory, this practical guide offers a solid introduction to sandplay as well as insightful material for

those already practicing this form of therapy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415150750
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/28/1997
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Kay Bradway is a founding member of the C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco, the International Society for Sandplay Therapy and of Sandplay Therapists of America. Barbara McCoard is a psychiatrist in private practice and consulting editor of The Journal of Sandplay Therapy.

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Table of Contents

List of Plates. List of Figures. Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction. Part I: Background and Reflections. Introduction to Background and Reflections. What Makes Sandplay Work? Beginnings. Comparison of Three Authors. Jungian Analysis and Sandplay. Co-transference. Rorschach and Rogers. Expression vs. Experience. Judging. Sandplay Appreciation. The Fourfold Base: Freedom, Protection, Empathy, and Trust. Sandplay Language. On Interpretation. Sandplay is Meant for Healing. How I Do It. Some Essentials. Sandplay with Children and Adults. Understanding and Interpretation. Levels, Stages, Sequences and Themes. Part II: Introduction to Symbol Studies. Turtles and Transitional Objects. Bridges and the Transcendent Function. Toriis and Transformation. Sun and Moon. Hestia and Athena. Part III: Individual Cases. Introduction to Individual Cases. Kathy: Self Healing in the Sandtray. Jim: The Development of the Masculine. Ida: A Woman's Individuation Through Sandplay. Ilsa: a Journey in Five Trays. Irene: From Sandplay to Life. Rhoda: Seeking the Spiritual. Ursula: Ten Trays in Fifteen Years. Amy: Feeling Trapped, Feeling Angry, Feeling Strong. Feeling Free. Emmy: The Co-transference. Debbie: Preparing to Die. Appendix: What I Look for in Final Case Reports. Lines From Kay. Bibliography. Index.

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