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Sand/Rice Tray and Object Relations in Therapy
SAND TRAY/RICE TRAY WORKSHOP (INTEGRATIVE INTERVENTIONS)
The sand tray is a therapeutic tool that has its roots in Jungian therapy. Certain techniques are often proscribed in order for it to support Jungian theoretical aims.
The sand tray, or rice tray, however can also be used as a powerful tool for interventions supporting other theoretical approaches to counselling—cognitive-behavioral, object relations, Satir, EMDR, etc. It can be used effectively with children, adults, couples, and families.
This workshop will help the participant explore how to integrate the sand tray/rice tray into their own therapeutic framework. This is a “hands-on” workshop, with a majority of the time learning and processing sand tray/rice tray interventions.
1. The Jungian principles of sand tray therapy
2. Principles of sand tray interpretation
3. Classic sand tray
4. Sand tray/rice tray theory integration
5. Alternate rice tray interventions
6. Includes a 2.5hr presentation on using the FEMINIST OBJECT RELATIONS APPROACH TO THERAPY when working with children of Separation and Divorce
Bart Begalka, M.A., M.Ed., Ed.D., is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with 28 years' experience, primarily as a child and family counsellor. He currently is the Director of Fraser River Counselling, the training facility of the Graduate Program in Counselling Psychology at Trinity Western University in British Columbia where he is a faculty member serving in the capacity of Graduate Clinical Coordinator.
Note: Registration is limited to mental health clinicians, professional counsellors, and counselling students. Certificates will be provided.