Introduction to Sandtray Play Therapy

Saturday, July 27, 2013
9:00 am - 4:30 pm


This training will provide a basic understanding of sandtray history and theory as a play
therapy technique. We will explore how healing manifests itself in a sand tray. Method and
case presentations of play therapy sessions will be followed by an opportunity for
participants to experience creating their own sandtray.

Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the history and theory of using sandtrays in play therapy
2. Learn how to set up, conduct and process sandtray therapy as part of a play therapy
3. Learn sandtray interventions to incorporate into play therapy with families, groups and in
school settings.
4. Identify common themes in the sandtray process


Fee: Includes 6 APT CE direct contact credit hours
$120 for this session


Space is limited – Early registration is recommended!
Cancellations received by July 20, 2013 are refundable, less a $25.00 administration fee.
No refunds after July 20, 2013.  See our
Cancellation & Refund Policy.

Sponsored by St. Louis Center for Play Therapy Training (APT Approved Provider 10-269)
Play therapy toys will be available for purchase

The Office of Pam Dyson, MA, LPC, RPT
Wildwood Plaza Professional Building
485 Wildwood Parkway, Suite 1                                        
Ballwin, MO 63011
Located at Clayton Road and Wildwood Parkway, just east of Baxter, directly behind the
Shell station.  
Click here for a map

The Presenter:

For more information or 314-681-8272
Registration and Continental Breakfast
History and theory of using sandtrays in play therapy
Setting up, conducting and processing sandtrays in play therapy  
Lunch (on your own)
Sandtray interventions with families, groups and in schools settings
Common themes in the sandtray process
Questions and answers
Complete evaluations
Providing Affordable Continuing Education
Opportunities for Play Therapy Credentialing
Pam Dyson, MA, LPC, RPT, is a child development expert, parenting coach,
licensed professional counselor, nationally certified counselor and
registered play therapist.  In addition to her private practice in Ballwin,
Missouri, she teaches a graduate course in play therapy at Lindenwood
University, serves as a mental health consultant, facilitates workshops at
conferences throughout the US, and appears monthly on KMOV's "Great
Day St. Louis". Pam is the founder and director of the St. Louis Center for
Play Therapy Training.