Sand Play

Creative Sand Play With HarDarshan K. Khalsa, MA

sandbox copySand tray healing was first developed by psychiatrist Dr. Margaret Lowenfield in the early 1900s as a tool to better understand the internal or psychological world of small children with limited verbal skills.

In sand tray work, the client (child or adult) has access to a small box of sand and many small objects with which to create a miniature world. This creates an opening into the subconscious, liminal world of symbols. The word liminal means threshold, the boundary or doorway between the seen and the unseen, the known and the unknown