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Thu, Apr 10



Sandtray Therapy: Attachment-Focused Healing for Children and Adults (1)

A comprehensive three-day workshop will cover everything you need to know to confidently heal attachment wounding with Sandtray Therapy.

Sandtray Therapy: Attachment-Focused Healing for Children and Adults (1)
Sandtray Therapy: Attachment-Focused Healing for Children and Adults (1)

Time & Location

Apr 10, 2025, 9:00 AM CDT – Apr 12, 2025, 12:00 PM CDT


About the event

This comprehensive workshop will cover everything you need to confidently treat attachment-wounded clients through Sandtray Therapy. This workshop is for all experience levels and will cover the basics of setting attachment theory, Sandtray Therapy, dissociation, and ego strength intervnetions.  Learning for all styles includes printed resources, lectures, demonstrations, and experiential practicums. This in-person workshop provides 15 hours of  APT-approved non-contact training hours(APT Provider number 22-668), and LPC/LMFT CE hours. 

APT Content includes:

Seminal Theories: 4 hours

Skills and Methods: 6 hours

Special Topics: 5



9:00-12:00: Attachment Theory and Skills

1:00-4:00: Sandtray Basics


9:00-12:00: Resources for Attachment Wounded and Dissociative Clients

1:00-4:00: Ego Strength Interventions for Play Therapy 


9:00-12:00 Treatment Planning and Progress

Learning Objectives:

1. Identify 3 reasons to stay in metaphor.

2. Establish treatment goals based on attachment theory.

3. Create resources for documenting, communicating, and tracking treatment goals.

4. Identify four child and adult attachment styles.

5. Create a sample treatment plan for each of the insecure attachment styles.

6. Practice Sandtray exercise for state change practice.

7. Use Sandtray Therapy  to provide psychoeducation on boundaries.

8. Practice play therapy activities for introducing parts of self.

9. Identify three basic concepts of parts work.

10. Practice 3 interventions for identifying parts of self in Sandtray therapy.

11. Practice a play therapy intervention using Sandtray to help clients build curiosity and compassion for the roles of parts.

12. Demonstrate competency in using play therapy interventions that support cooperation and integration of parts of self.

13. Differentiate between directive and responsive resourcing opportunities.

14. Practice 4 play therapy interventions for resource development

15. .Demonstrate effective use of treatment planning tools for resource development.

Cost: $300

Refunds: Available 30 days prior to event.


  • Licensed

    Associate and LPC/LMFT CEs

    +$7.50 service fee
  • Student

    Graduate Students

    +$6.25 service fee



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