However, there is a special type of expressive therapy in which a tray of sand is used to create and explore imaginary worlds. It emerged in the form of Jungian sandplay, a type of psychoanalytic expressive therapy in which clients were asked to “create a world” in the sand.
The power of sandplay for adults is that it by-passes both the client's and the therapist's limited capacities to understand and/or bring about.
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increasing use with adults (Garrett, 2013; Pearson & Wilson, 2001). Sandtray- based counseling interventions are now popular in work with individuals, couples .
An expressive arts therapy known as sand tray therapy can help adults communicate thoughts and feelings in a nonverbal way. It has the added benefit of being.