Marshall Lyles, LPC-S, LMFT-S, RPT-S, EMDRIA Approved Consultant
Sandtray: An Attachment-Friendly Tool for Play Therapy Across the Lifespan
: This two-day course, led by Marshall Lyles, LPC-S, LMFT-S, RPT-S, EMDR Consultant, will consist of a combination of lecture, group discussion, and experiential activities as participants learn about the application of attachment theory to play therapy through the use of sandtray.
Go to the bottom of the page to see an opportunity to train with Robyn Gobbel in conjunction with this event!
1. Discuss history of attachment theory and play therapy
2. Overview methodology of attachment-based play therapy through use of sandtray protocols and techniques
3. Understand the perspectives offered by the relational neurosciences on expressive play therapy (in the sandtray)
4. Practice attachment-based play therapy interventions in the sandtray
5. Prepare participants for structuring play therapy parent consultations to set parents up for sandtray success
6. Apply sandtray-based protocols to play therapy treatment planning with kids, adults, and systems
7. Receive coaching on sandtray and play therapy skills
8. Enhance attachment-focused case conceptualization for family play/sandtray therapy clients
APT-approved education hours (APT Approved Provider 17-508) will be provided. The class offers 12 education hours. This class is ideal for someone already possessing basic sandtray and attachment theory knowledge. Experiential learning will be prominent so be aware that you may encounter sensitive information when practicing the expressive techniques.
July 12-13, 2019
Schedule (for both days):
8:45- 9 am- arrival and registration
10:30 – 10:45- break
10:45 – 12:15- workshop
12:15 – 1:30- lunch
1:30 – 3pm- workshop
3 – 3:15- break
3:15 – 4:45- workshop
$345 (earliest bird) through February 28, 2019
$375 (early bird) between March 1 & June 16, 2019
$395 registration received June 17, 2019 and after
Student Rate: $295 (must show proof of current graduate school enrollment)
While this class is a stand alone event, it is being offered consecutively to
Robyn Gobbel’s "Engaging the Body in Play Therapy: Movement, Rhythm and Sensory Play"
. Marshall and Robyn will be assisting one another at these events.
You can enter the discount code "Denver" if you have already signed up for her course to receive a $35 discount.
only use the code one of our sites
The training will take place at:
Denver First Church
3800 E Hampden Ave
Englewood, CO 80113
Payment for the training is due when you register below. Cancellation prior to June 17, 2019, will be reimbursed minus a $35 fee. After that date, your registration can be transferred to another person, but the responsibility for transfer falls on the registrant. Due to the nature of the event, registration commits you to both days. Partial CEs cannot be provided.
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Describe your previous training and supervision in sandtray therapy
On a scale of 1 to 10 (1 being the least comfortable), rate your comfort level in using sandtray therapy with children
On a scale of 1 to 10 (1 being the least comfortable), rate your comfort level in using sandtray therapy with adolescents
On a scale of 1 to 10 (1 being the least comfortable), rate your comfort level in using sandtray therapy with individual adults
On a scale of 1 to 10 (1 being the least comfortable), rate your comfort level in using sandtray therapy with couples
On a scale of 1 to 10 (1 being the least comfortable), rate your comfort level in using sandtray therapy with familes
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