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Fri, Oct 04


Berger Counseling Services, LLC

Sandtray Therapy 2.0

Learn how to build on skills, expand metaphors and document sessions. Counts towards APT Seminal Theories & Skills and Methods

Sandtray Therapy 2.0
Sandtray Therapy 2.0

Time & Location

Oct 04, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM EDT

Berger Counseling Services, LLC, 7522 Wiles Rd B213, Coral Springs, FL 33067, USA

About The Event

This workshop is a hands-on, experiential learning process to build on Sandtray skills, metaphors and techniques.  Therapists will leave with sandtray activities to incorporate with their clientele that will aid in with a variety of presenting  concerns, ages and situations.  This workshop will expand on learned skills and build a foundation of documentation requirements. Ethical considerations, diversity and limitations will also be explored.

Participants should be able to:

  • Identify ways to incorporate Sandtray Therapy into Child-Centered and Directive Play Therapy Models
  • Describe at least two sandtray therapy activities to incorporate into services with children, teens and adults
  • Demonstrate how to document metaphors, themes and issues in notes
  • Define Reflection, expanding the metaphor and other processing methods by the end of the workshop
  • Utilize effectively at least three processing methods by the end of the workshop
  • Demonstrate how to link sandtray activities to client's goals and outcomes

This workshop will be located at Berger Counseling Services' office in Coral Springs and limited to Kids In Distress Staff. 

LIVE: This  will be a  LIVE, in-person workshop. Participants must attend the entire presentation and will be awarded LIVE CONTACT CE's upon successful completion  of a post test. Approved by APT for 6 LIVE CONTACT CE Hours & Florida  LMHC, LMFT & LCSW CEU's.

APT Approved Provider #20-618  & Florida Board of Clinical Social  Work, Marriage and Family Therapy  and Mental Health Counseling  BAP#50-20533

Play therapy credit may not be awarded to non-mental health professionals


9:00am-10:30am Introduction CCPT & directive approaches in Sandtray Therapy

10:30am-10:45am break

10:45am-12:00pm Note Taking & tracking themes

12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch

1:00pm-2:30pm How to expand metaphors, reflect and build on themes in Sandtray

2:30pm-2:45pm break

2:45pm-4:30pm Role-play & practice metaphors

Cancellation Policy: All  cancellations must be requested in writing and received no later than 30 days prior to the workshop to receive a 100% refund. Requests made after will receive 50% refund or transfer to a later workshop.  Substitutions (someone else attending) or transfer of registration to  another training date may be  requested.  All attendees who are not able to attend live will be provided credits for on-demand workshop for 6 NON-CONTACT CE's.

About our presenter: Marla Berger, LMHC, ATR, RPT-S™, Eagala Advanced Certified

Marla is a Licensed Mental  Health Counselor, Registered Art  Therapist, Registered Play Therapist -  Supervisor™, EMDR Trained, PATH  Int'l Certified Therapeutic Riding  Instructor, Qualified Supervisor,  Natural Lifemanship Certification  Student and an Eagala Advanced  Certified Professional. In other words,  she loves experiential  therapies! Marla founded Berger Counseling  Services in 2009 and has  presented locally and nationally on experiential services, trauma and  bereavement.

Berger Counseling Services

Coral Springs, FL 33067



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