2020 International Sandplay Congress
The Quest for Meaning & the Self
Due to the Corona Virus, we will hold our International Congress in the Fall of 2021 – Put it on your calendars!!
Dora Kalff’s, Sandplay
Out of print – order new copies now directly from AST – $18.99
Singapore Sandplay Symposium – a Great Success!!
Our thanks go to AST members Lynette Balota and Roger Ong, for all of the hard work they put into bringing the first Singapore Symposium into reality. We had nearly 100 participants for pre-symposium group consultations, individual consultations and riveting lecture material. We were so pleased with the growth of interest in Sandplay and the professional respect with which it is held in Singapore. AST’s spirit of loving kindness was evident throughout the Symposium. Everyone felt welcome, free to ask questions and to contribute.
Sandplay Figures for Sale
New Figures Now Available!!See “Payments” Page
AST is now selling figures from the collections that have been donated to us. These are well-loved pieces that need to be put back into the service of healing.
We request that all participants support the AST by becoming members
Consider donating your Sandplay collection to AST for organizational fundraising. It is tax deductible in the US! For details
The Association for Sandplay Therapy, Inc. is an international professional non-profit organization dedicated to the training and registration of mental health clinicians as Sandplay Therapists in the tradition of the founder of the Sandplay method, Dora Kalff
The Association grants the designations . . .
Registered Sandplay Therapist, STR
Registered Sandplay Therapist-Consultant, STR-C
Registered Sandplay Therapist-Consultant Teacher – STR-CT
. . . to mental health clinicians who have completed training sufficient to practice, or to supervise and teach as a Sandplay Therapists. The Association also certifies the core training and materials used by STR-CT members in their teaching.
The Association for Sandplay Therapy is founded on the core principles of Sandplay practice taught by Dora Kalff. These include clarity of mind, heart and action in Sandplay Therapy, with full acknowledgement that it is a great responsibility and an honor to practice Sandplay. In order to bring these qualities to our Sandplay work Association Members recognize that we must live our lives with personal and communal integrity, with kindness, loving compassion, humility, transparency and playfulness.
The Association is overseen by a Council of Mentors who dispatch duties of business and management on behalf of the Association and serve as a body of wisdom to hold and guide the Association.
Eunice Stagg, President
Celia van Wyk, Kruger Conference
Rose Harriet, Secretary
Daniela Marinescu, Membership
Barbara Turner, Founder President Emeritus
There is harmony when we work together