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Sandtray Therapy

Introduction to Sandtray Therapy

Lisa Inman

Sandtray Therapy is effective in treating individuals of all ages. Its effectiveness is derived from the idea that people think not only in words, but in images. The use of sand and miniatures allows clients to move to a deeper therapeutic experience more quickly than they might when relying on words alone. 

Sandtray Therapy allows individuals to more easily express images, emotions, perceptions, and conflicts which can then be processed. Sandtray Therapy provides a therapy experience that is active, indirect, and symbolic and is helpful for adults and children alike in exploring their inner experience and promoting healing. Sandtray is useful and effective for treating grief, anxiety, depression, PTSD, trauma and other challenges and is a wonderful tool to use in facilitating personal and professional growth and learning. 

Join our 1-day Intro to Sandtray professional workshop on Friday, September 27th, 2019 8am-4pm in Waconia, Minnesota at Lighthouse Counseling Ltd and learn how to effectively use Sandtray therapy with your clients.

Our Introduction to Sandtray Therapy workshop is designed to assist therapists in gaining basic skills and knowledge in the use of Sandtray Therapy through a variety of learning modalities including hands-on experience. This workshop will cover the history and neuroscience behind Sandtray Therapy, and will provide clinicians with basic clinical skills, tools and methods they need to start using this modality with clients. This is a hands-on learning experience as well, so you will be able to put into practice what you’re learning in the workshop.

Our workshop is limited to 6 registrants who are licensed in the mental health field (LPC, LPCC, LICSW, LMFT) (see graduate student discount below). To secure your spot please register today using the form below or by calling 855-454-2463. Cost is $150.00 for early registration (by September 1st, 2019). Cost is $170 after September 1st 2019. (Graduate counseling student discount also available for those in a Master’s or higher counseling program or currently in a counseling/mental health internship program – discounted student price is 100 if registered by September 1st and 125.00 after. Students will not receive CEU’s, however will receive a certificate of completion for the program). Registration fees are refundable (less $50.00 administrative fee) if written notice is post-marked or emailed no later than 10 days before the workshop begins. Refunds require a minimum 4-week processing time. Registrants may transfer/sell their enrollment to another qualified person at any time.

Our Intro to Sandtray workshop has been approved for 6.5 CEU’s by the Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy for LPC’s and LPCC’s (2019.CE.016) and the Minnesota Board of Social Work for LICSW’s (CEP #1101), and 6.5 CEU hours by the Marriage and Family Therapy board (*1 hour of which will satisfy the Ethics continuing education requirement for LMFT’s.)

Presenter: Lisa M.S. Inman MA LPCC, CCTP is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, and is certified in the use of Sandtray Therapy and somatic therapy and uses both in the treatment of trauma and other conditions. Lisa formerly provided outpatient therapy at Crown College for several years and was also Director of Counseling Services. Lisa has also taught at Crown college as an Adjunct Faculty member and has given several presentations both at Crown College and to the local community on various mental health topics. Lisa is a MN BBHT approved supervisor and currently provides clinical supervision to interns and clinicians working toward licensure as well as provides outpatient therapy to individuals, families and couples at Lighthouse Counseling Ltd in Waconia, Minnesota.

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