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November 2019

The Living Mythology of Pele, Mobile Sandplay Therapy and Disaster Relief, Kaneohe, HI

November 11 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

On May 3, 2018 the revered Tutu Pele, took her lava form on Hawai`i Island, claiming over 750 homes and causing thousands of residents in lower Puna to evacuate. As needs for food and shelter were addressed, our Big Island sandplay therapists mobilized to provide emotional relief and support. This workshop explores the use of mobile sandplay therapy and the living mythology of Pele during the eruption. Participants will engage in discussion and expressive art, and view an award-winning documentary…

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Clinical Applications of Sandplay Therapy, Jakarta, Indonesia

November 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Brief Description: This course will provide an overview of the research and clinical applications of Jungian sandplay therapy (children and adults) in the treatment of mood disorders, trauma, addiction, and other psychopathology. The symbol of the mountain will be highlighted, along with a neuropsychological perspective on how sandplay heals. Concepts will be elucidated through lecture, experiential activities, and case studies. Course Objectives: Identify five tenets of Jungian sandplay therapy. Review the current evidence base for sandplay therapy with a variety…

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Elemental Consciousness in Sandplay Therapy, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

November 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Dr. Freedle will be presenting this workshop for the Taiwanese Society for Sandplay Therapy Course Overview: In Hawaiian mythology, Pele, the Goddess of the Volcano personifies the transformative power of the elements. This workshop will explore the three roots of sandplay therapy as founded by Dora Kalff, along with the healing power of symbols and archetypes. The role of nature myths across cultures will be explored with an emphasis on the myth of Pele.  Finally, this workshop will explore how…

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The Neuropsychology of Sandplay Therapy and Trauma, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

November 30 @ 8:00 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm

Dr. Freedle will be presenting this two-day advanced workshop for the Taiwanese Society for Sandplay Therapy. Course Overview Trauma causes complex psychological and neurobiological changes. A disconnect between body and soul often takes place with both protective and persecutory functions (Kalsched, 2013). Sandplay Therapy (SPT) provides an enriched sensory and relational experience that promotes neurodevelopment.  As we touch and move sand, play freely, symbolize and self-reflect in the presence of an attuned therapist multiple brain systems are activated and synchronized. Drawing from the Neurosequential Model…

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December 2019

Big Island Sandplay: Holiday Symbol Study and Gift Exchange

December 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Topic:    Holiday Symbol Study (symbol TBD) and Sandplay Toy Gift Exchange Please bring sandplay miniature for the gift exchange.  $5 to $10 value. STA Teaching Member Facilitators: Lorraine R. Freedle, PhD, ABPdN, CST-T Sherry Renmu Shepherd, PhD, CST-T Date & Time: Saturday, December 14, 2019 9:00 am until 4:00 noon Refreshments will be provided. Place: Black Sand Neuropsychological Services Cost: $20, 2.0 STA/ISST Training Hours To Register: Email Dr. Freedle at lrfreedle@gmail.com What is Sandplay Talk Story? • A regularly…

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February 2020


Foundations of Jungian Sandplay Therapy, Hilo, HI

February 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - February 23, 2020 @ 12:30 pm

The Foundations of Jungian Sandplay Therapy, Hilo, Hawai`i Friday, February 21, 2020- 6 pm to 830 pm Saturday, February 22, 2020- 9 am to 5 pm, and Sunday, February 23, 2020- 9 am to 12:30 pm Instructor: Lorraine R. Freedle, PhD, ABPdN, CST-T (STA/ISST) To register:  Please complete REGISTRATION FORM. You will receive a PayPal invoice upon receipt of registration information. Questions? Contact: lrfreedle@gmail.com This course will cover the theoretical foundations and practical applications of Jungian sandplay therapy with children…

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