Certificate in Sandplay Therapy and Symbol Work.

2024 Certificate in Sandplay Therapy and Symbol Work


Certificate in Sandplay Therapy & Symbol Work with children, adolescents & adults

Trainer: Ms. Keran Thomas, Social Worker, Sandplay Therapist, Expressive Therapist, Family Therapist and Equine Assisted Psychotherapist. Member of the Australian Association of Social Workers.

Course Created by Dr. Mark Pearson and Dr. Helen Wilson- Directors of Expressive Therapies Australia. This program is recognised by the Australian Creative Arts Therapies Association and the Australian Counselling Association.

Expressive Therapies Australia in conjunction with Birdwing Therapies will offer the four module Certificate in Sandplay Therapy & Symbol Work With Children, Adolescents and Adults in Malanda. This comprehensive professional development program is for Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Speech Therapists, Guidance Officers, and Counsellors. Applications are now open for interested professionals to join us!

The program commences Saturday 13th – 15th of January 2024 within a closed group of trainees in a safe, warm, and nurturing space for individual and peer based reflections, theoretical and historical contexts, case reviews, hands on and experiential learning.

Fees are $875 per module, payable on invoice to secure your place. Your fees include tuition, manuals, morning, and afternoon teas. Lunch breaks are 12.30 – 1.30 BYO or eat out.

Email: info@birdwingtherapies.com.au to apply and secure your place in the once-a-year Sandplay Therapy and Symbol Work program in Far North Qld.

Minimum number of eight students for this course to commence in January 2024. Applications close on 1st of December 2023!

Four x three full day Training Workshops

WORKSHOP ONE:  13 – 15 January 2024

Introduction to Sandplay Therapy and Symbol Work

WORKSHOP TWO:  16 – 18 March 2024

Skills Two – From Theory to Practice   

WORKSHOP THREE: 18 – 20 May 2024

Symbolic Expression, Dreams & Research   

WORKSHOP FOUR: 20 – 22 July 2024

Transpersonal Contexts, Supervision