Advocates for Sandtray Therapy in Australia
We welcome and support current and emerging students of Sandtray and offer training, supervision, ongoing CPD/PD and peer support. Opengate Institute has developed training courses, personal development and workshops working closely with our industry advisory committee. We are the only training organisation in Australia to offer training in all the different sand techniques including Sandtray, Sandplay Therapy and Sandtray Play Work. These members represent Counselling, Psychotherapy, Education, Social Work, Psychology, Indigenous, Youth Work and Disabilities. Members currently work in their areas of expertise, including research, professional practice, teaching, training and advocacy.
Training Courses, Training Packages for Organisations, Workshops & Sandtray Supervision
Sandtray Therapy – Specialist Sandtray Practitioner Training
- Module 1 - Sandtray Therapy Applications and Theories
- Module 2 - Conducting Sandtray Therapy
- Module 3 - Plan and provide Sandtray therapy in a Group Setting
- Module 4 - Conclude and Monitor Sessions
- Module 5 - Work within a clinical supervision framework
- Weekend Workshop
Module 1 discounted 50%
Specialist Sandtray Practitioner Training Package for Organisations
Face to face classroom training with online assessments, 20 hours of client contact hours and a bonus of train the trainer. This also includes hands outs, resources and free consultation to set up practice rooms.
This training can be delivered over 18 weeks of 5 modules (2 days each module) or as an intense training program of 2 x 5 day intensives. This would be at our purpose designed training facility here in Richmond, NSW on the campus of UWS. Accommodation is available at very affordable prices.
We can work with your organisation to develop a training routine to suit your staff needs. See Course page for more details or please
Contact Fiona Werle for a chat 0412 534 690
Introduction to Sandtray Therapy Theories and Application
Hurry this workshop is discounted 50%
Sandtray Play Work – Training for Teachers, Educators and School Counsellors
Course 1 – What is Sandtray Play Work and How can I use it for learning and development?
Course 2 – Implementing Sandtray Play Work for Learning and Development using STEM
Course 3 – Sandtray Play Work as an assessment tool for learning and development
International Jungian Sandplay Therapy - Practitioner Training Session 1 & 2
For mental health practitioners who want to follow a more Jungian based approach to their practice. This course is taught by International trainers. The training will be in two sessions, with first training 7 days duration and second training over 8 days in 2020. Completion of the this training will give you International Accreditation.
Fiona Werle is a qualified Supervisor and available for Sandtray supervision
$90 per supervision - 1 hour face to face or via Zoom - Groups welcome
Contact 0412 534 690