Intermediate Play therapy using Sandtray

March 1, 2020

Intermediate Play therapy using Sandtray

Explore the use of sandtray play with tweens, teens, and adults.


200 East St, Pittsboro NC

Earlybird price: $150 Price after February 1st: $180


Presented by Kristin Krippa, M.A., LPA, HSP-PA, RIST, ICST

Kristin Krippa, M.A., is the Owner and Clinical Director of Krippa Family Psychological & Wellness Services. She has been a Psychologist for 28 years working with children, teens, and adults. She became interested in sandplay therapy more than 25 years ago and was intrigued by the healing benefits of using sand therapy with clients. She recently became an Internationally Credentialed Sandtray Therapist. She is excited to expand the use of Sandtray by providing sandtray trainings to clinicians.

Approved for 6 "live" APT CE's
This training Sponsored By Sherri Cauthen LCSW, RPT-S (APT Approved Provider 19-586)

Minimum of 10 participants Maximum of 16

What You Will Learn


After taking this training, participants will be able to achieve the following learning objectives:

1. Discuss how sandtray can be used therapeutically with these ages and what mental health concerns may benefit from sandtray use.

2. Demonstrate how to introduce sandtray to these populations.

3. Analyze and discuss 2 case studies of adults using sandtray.

4. Identify and use 10 directives to be used with each age group.

5. Demonstrate the skills used in processing a sandtray with these populations.

6. Discuss 5 themes often seen in sandtray and understand what they may indicate.

6. Analyze and discuss 2 case studies of teens using sandtray.

7. Experience processing sandtrays with group participants. Understand how sandtray can be used in family therapy.

Event schedule

9:30-10:00 AM

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Coffee and tea

10:00 AM

Workshop Introduction

Using sandtray with tweens, teens, and adults

How to introduce sandtray with these populations.

Set-up of a sandtray room or space Figures for older clients

The safe and protected space of the sandtray

Case presentation and analysis

Examples of directives for teens and adults

Experiential opportunity

1:00 PM


02:00 PM

Introducing Sandtray to clients

Case presentation

Processing trays with tweens, teens, adults

Themes in sandtray with tweens, teens, adults

Experiential opportunity to complete a tray and process with a peer

Tweens/teens building relationships and communication skills

Adults – gaining insight and understanding

04:00 PM

Putting it all together

Experiential opportunity: complete a group tray.  Using sandtray with families.

Case Presentations and discussion 

This training is designed for Psychologists and other mental health clinicians.

Refund Policy:

Refunds are available until 30 days prior to the date of the training. A $25.00 processing fee will be retained from all refunds.

If refunds are requested after this 30-day window, payment will be credited towards future trainings.

All inquiries about refunds and cancellations should be directed to

We are committed to complying with all legal and ethical responsibilities to be non-discriminatory in promotional activities, program content, and in the treatment of attendees.
We go to great lengths to assure fair treatment for all and attempt to anticipate problems. If complaints arise we will attempt to alleviate them as quickly as possible.
Complaints relative to a speaker, content of instructional materials being presented, an individual educational style being utilized, or facilities where a training is held should be addressed with Kristin Krippa, who will attempt to resolve the matter as quickly as possible.

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