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CS Institute Play Therapy Cohort- NWOKPT - Sand Tray Play Therapy


Sand Tray play therapy has its roots in the work of Carl Jung, Dora Kalff, and Margaret Lowenfield.It is an expressive technique that does not require any special skills on behalf on the client. This workshop will cover the foundations of utilizing sand tray in play therapy. Several different theoretical modalities of sand tray work will be presented and discussed. Specifics of sand tray work will be outlined within a developmental framework.


  1. Participants will discuss 2 foundational concepts in Sand Tray Play Therapy.
  2. Participants will analyze 3 play therapy interventions in Sand Tray Play Therapy.
  3. Participants will describe the role of the clinician in Sand Tray Play Therapy,
  4. Participants will critique 2 Sand Tray Theoretical concepts in relation to other play therapy theoretical orientations.
  5. Participants will discuss utilizing Sand Tray Play Therapy within their own practice.
  6. Participants will design 2 Sand Tray Play Therapy interventions.

CS Institute is approved by the Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. APT Approved Provider number is 15-419. CS Institute maintains responsibility for the program.


  • Sharolyn Wallace PhD, LCSW, RPT-S, IMH-E®

    Sharolyn Wallace PhD, LCSW, RPT-S, IMH-E® has worked with children and families for over 30 years. She has served on the APT Board of Directors and OKAPT and currently serves on the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB). Dr. Wallace has authored six children’s books and APT magazine articles. She is the Professor of Human Services at Tulsa Community College and Faculty Director for the Center for Addiction Prevention and Recovery Support.

June 21, 2024
Fri 9:30 AM CDT
CS Institute Play Therapy Cohort-NWOKPT - Sand Tray Play Therapy WPYFS

Duration 7H 0M

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