Sandtray Therapy Is A Nonverbal, Therapeutic Intervention

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"Sandtray therapy is a nonverbal, therapeutic intervention that makes use of a sandbox, toy figures, and sometimes water, to create scenes of miniature worlds that reflect a person"s inner thoughts, struggles, and concerns. This form of play therapy is practiced along with talk therapy, using the sandbox and figures as communication tools.
Sandtray therapy is often used with those who have suffered some form of trauma, neglect, or abuse. Although sandtray is especially well suited for working with young children, who often cannot express their inner feelings in words, it is also a technique that is helpful for some teens and adults who are having trouble expressing themselves and who may have suffered some form of severe trauma."

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