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The Healing Power of Sandtray Play Therapy

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Tammi Van Hollander, LCSW, RPT-S™
2 Hours 01 Minutes
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Jan 11, 2017
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Sandtray play therapy is a powerful method in treating children and adults. In this 2 hour recording you will learn why sandtray play therapy is so effective and the neuroscience behind it. Get a tour of the sandtray playroom, see a video sandtray demonstration, learn creative techniques and gain the basics that will keep you wanting more.



This online program is worth 2.0 hours CPD.


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Tammi Van Hollander, LCSW, RPT-S, is a licensed clinical social worker and registered play therapist-supervisor™. She is the owner of Main Line Play Therapy: An Expressive Therapy Center in Bryn Mawr, PA. Tammi is an international speaker, play advocate and founding board member of The World Association for Sand Therapy Professionals. She is an Advanced Certified Trainer for the Nurtured Heart Approach®, a certified FirstPlay® practitioner, trained in level one Theraplay® and EMDR. Her work and creative interventions in the field of play therapy and Sandtray therapy have been published and internationally recognized. She specializes in attachment, Sandtray play therapy & sensory integration working with children, families, and adults of all ages. Tammi is the author of an attachment-based multisensory story titled Casey’s Greatness Wings: Teaching Mindfulness, Connection and Courage to Children and creator of Greatness Sticks and Greatness Cards. For more information on Tammi’s publications work, visit her website at


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Tammi Van Hollander is the owner of Main Line Therapy, LLC. and has employment relationships with the Expressive Arts Therapies and the Mid-Atlantic Play Therapy Institute. She receives royalties as a published author. Tammi Van Hollander receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Tammi Van Hollander is a member of the Association for Play Therapy and the National Association for Social Workers. She is a board member of the World Association for Sand Therapy Professionals and a program committee chair for the Specialists of Schools.


  1. Describe the therapeutic value of sandtray play therapy
  2. Identify safe and effective outlets to help clients heal trauma, reduce anxiety, improve relationships, and gain resilience.
  3. Discover how to integrate sand tray play therapy with children, adolescents and adults into your practice.


  • Benefits of Sandtray
  • Why it’s such an effective tool
  • Sandtray and Trauma: Neuroscience
  • Sources of Sand: Wet vs Dry
  • Setting up the playroom
  • Conducting a sandtray session
  • Directive sandtray play therapy interventions

Target Audience

  • Addiction Counselors
  • Chaplains/Clergy
  • Counselors
  • Teachers/Educators
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Play Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Other Mental Health Professionals



Overall:      4.6

Total Reviews: 7


Gail H

"Excellent training, loved it!"

Carolyn Louise P

"Really enjoy sandtray Sandplay as a technique enables both me as a person and as a therapist to help clients as well as my self transform obstacles and barriers to gain freedom physically and emotionally "

Cassandra J

"Great Information!"

Maureen C

"I loved this presentation. It was insightful, full of great information and your passion comes through. Your information about the nurtured heart approach sounds very appealing to me and I’m going to look into it. As I’m new to play therapy, that approach and your methods resonated with me. Thank you! "

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