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A Reading and Book Signing: Into the Heart of Sandplay
March 24 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmPrepaid Cost: Free
Presented by Harriet Friedman, M.A., M.F.T., Sachiko Taki-Reece, Ed.D., M.F.T. and Gita Morena, Ph.D., M.F.T.
Come celebrate with us the publication of Into the Heart of Sandplay with three of its contributors.
Into the Heart of Sandplay (edited by Dyane N. Sherwood and Betty C. Jackson) is a compilation of experienced sandplay therapists from around the world sharing personal stories about their inspiration to work with this symbolic method of therapy. Many describe their early experiences with Dora Kalff, the founder of sandplay therapy, and also include their thoughts about Jung’s essential and fundamental concepts for working with the psyche. These personal stories weave together to convey the sacred undercurrents of sandplay’s integration of symbolic imagery into the therapeutic process, and describe how serendipitous encounters, perseverance in the face of obstacles, and surrendering to the numinous carry the work forward.
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Into the Heart of Sandplay
Edited by Dyane N. Sherwood & Betty C. Jackson
Harriet Friedman, M.A., M.F.T., is a Jungian analyst in private practice in West Los Angeles. She is a founding member of Sandplay Therapists of America, a member of the International Society of Sandplay Therapy, and a former Director of the Hilde Kirsch Children’s Center. Co-author of Sandplay: Past, Present, and Future, and author of Supervision of Sandplay Therapy, she lectures frequently on Sandplay and Jungian psychology.
Sachiko Taki-Reece, Ed.D., M.F.T., is a Jungian Analyst, in private practice in Silver Lake where she also offers supervision. A member of the teaching faculty at the C. G Jung Institute of Los Angeles, she has published several research articles on Sandplay, as well as book chapters in both English and Japanese.
Gita Morena Ph.D., M.F.T., is a teaching member of the International Society for Sandplay Therapy/Sandplay Therapists of America (STA), co-founder and member of STA’s Sandplay Therapy Institute team, research editor for the Journal of Sandplay Therapy, and past chair of the STA research committee. As a transpersonal psychotherapist, Dr. Morena is particularly interested in the mind-body-spirit connection, and incorporates a Jungian orientation and Buddhist perspective to address core issues of psychological and emotional healing. She has a private practice in West Los Angeles, and teaches sandplay around the world.
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