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Sand Therapy Competencies: Principles, Practice, Presence©

Level I

Course References & Bibliography

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Graham, V. B. (2016). Dreaming the dream onward: Using active imagination in sandplay
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Kosanke, C. G., Puls, B., Feather, J., & Smith, J. (2016). Minimizing intense relational dynamics
to enhance safety: A thematic analysis of literature on sandtray work with adult trauma
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Nasab, H. M., & Alipour, Z. M. (2015). The effectiveness of sandplay therapy in reducing
symptoms of separation anxiety in children 5 to 7 years old. Journal of Educational
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Adams, K. (1999). The power of sandplay. Journal of Sandplay Therapy, 13, 89-100.

Bradway, K. & McCord, B. (1999). Sandplay and active imagination. Journal of Sandplay Therapy, 13, 9

Chodorow, J. (Ed.) (1997). Encountering Jung: On active imagination. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University

Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1996). Creativity: Flow and the psychology of discovery and invention. New York,
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Cunningham, L. (1997). The therapist’s use of self in sandplay: Participation mystique and projective
identification. Journal of Sandplay Therapy, 5, 121-135.

Ekstrom, S. R. (2004). The mind beyond our immediate awareness: Freudian, Jungian, and cognitive models of the unconscious. Journal of Analytical Psychology, 2004, 49, 657–682.

Jackson, B. (1991). Before reaching for the symbols dictionary. Journal of Sandplay Therapy, 1, 55-60.

Kalff, D. M. (1980). Sandplay: A psychotherapeutic approach to the psyche. Boston, MA: Sigo Press.

Kalff, M. (1993). Twenty points to be considered in the interpretation of a sandplay. Journal of
Sandplay therapy, 2, 17-35.

Signel, K. A. (1999). Silence and sandplay. Journal of Sandplay Therapy, 5, 69-87.

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Moore, N. (1986). Amplification, transference analysis and the analyst's inner process. Journal of
Analytical Psychology, 31(2), 113.

Reece, S. T. (2004). The crucial moment in sandplay relationship: The therapist’s emotive
experiences. Journal of Sandplay Therapy, 13, 131-146.

Rogers, N. (1993). The creative connection. Palo Alto, CA: Science & Behavior Books.

Schneider, K. J. & May, R. (1995). The Psychology of Existence: An Integrative, Clinical Perspective. New
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Turner, B. A. (1993). Symbolic process and the role of the therapist in sandplay. Journal of Sandplay Therapy, 3, 85-95.

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