Advanced Sandtray Therapy deepens mental health professionals’ abilities to understand and apply sandtray therapy.

Chapters show readers how to integrate clinical theory with sand work, resulting in more focused therapeutic work. Using practical basics as building blocks, the book takes a more detailed look at the ins and outs of work with attachment and trauma, showing therapists how to work through the sequence of treatment while also taking into account clients’ trauma experiences and attachment issues.

This text is a vital guide for any clinician interested in adding sandtray therapy to their existing work with clients as well as students in graduate programs for the mental health professions.

Part One: Digging Deeper into Sandtray Therapy Essentials  1. History in the Making: Past and Present  2. Validating the World  3. Deeper Exploration of Sand Tray Materials  4. Importance of Clinical Theory and Integrating Developmental Theories  5. Person-of-the-Therapist and Use of the Protocol  Part Two: Digging Deeper into Clinical Application  6. Neurodiversity in the Sand Tray  7. Attachment in the Sand Tray  8. Trauma in the Sand Tray  9. Resilience in the Sand Tray. Closing Moments.  Appendices.