Meet Me in the Sand: Stories and Self-Expression in Sand Tray Work with Older Adults

Jennifer L. Rogers, Melissa Luke, Jessie T. Darkis

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Abstract

This article reviews the historical development and theoretical underpinnings of sand tray work in counseling and offers a critical examination of the use of sand tray with older adults, exploring both benefits and challenges of the use of this modality with the growing gerontological population. A case example with an older adult client is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Creativity in Mental Health
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - Jan 1 2020

Keywords

  • creativity
  • creativity in counseling
  • gerontological counseling
  • older adults
  • Sand tray

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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