Sand Play or Sand Tray: Tapping Into Your Inner World

sandtray minitures provide opportunity to create expression of inner world

Sand Play Therapy
Sand play therapy establishes a safe and protected space, where the complexities of the client’s inner world can be explored. Often young children, clients place miniature figurines

in a small sandbox to express confusing feelings and inner experiences. This creates a visual representation of the client’s thoughts and feelings and can reveal unconscious concerns that are inaccessible. The therapist does not interpret, interfere with, or direct the client’s sand play but maintains an attitude of receptivity and acceptance, so the client can bring unconscious material into consciousness without censure.   Psychology Today

Sand Tray Therapy is not limited to young children.  Creating an outward expression of ones inner experience using metaphor, art, and experiential outlets can effectively tap into deeper emotional, and psychological experiences that may lay beyond the conscious thought of expli

cit memory.   Many adults find the experience to be relaxing,  and are surprised to gain new insight and a sense clarity to troubling thoughts, feelings, or behaviors.

You need not be particularly creative, or imaginative to benefit from the experience of Sand Tray Therapy.   For more information, ask your therapist or contact Ramona Taylor to set up an appointment.

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Ramona Taylor, M.A. LMFT a Clinical Fellow of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT97652)


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embrace 1Many people are surprised to find that they begin to notice positive changes from the moment they make their appointment. As a Marriage & Family Therapist registered intern, I pull from a wide range of treatment modalities to create a treatment plan that will benefit each individual client. As former teacher I carry with me the desire to teach myself out of a job. So, along with effective individualized treatment, I make it my goal to teach clients to use what they learn in session, where it counts: in their everyday lives.   I see couples, families, children, young adults and teens. I have varied hours of availability, including late afternoons, early mornings at The Inland Integrated Wellness Center. Our office is located in the historic district of Corona about 1 mile South of the 91FWY :
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