The sand tray technique in the treatment of patients with dissociative disorders: recommendations for occupational therapists.

@article{Sachs1990TheST,
  title={The sand tray technique in the treatment of patients with dissociative disorders: recommendations for occupational therapists.},
  author={Roberta G. Sachs},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  year={1990},
  volume={44 11},
  pages={
          1045-7
        }
}
  • R. Sachs
  • Published 1 November 1990
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association
The American Journal of Occupational Therapy T he origin of the sand tray technique can be traced to primitive rituals in which protective circles were drawn in the sand to delineate areas of safety and sanctuary. Most mental health professionals, however, agree that it was Swiss psychiatrist Carl lung (c. G. lung Institute, 1981) who first formulated a clinical explanation of the therapeutic value of sand play (Sachs, in press). Margaret Lownefeld and her student Dora Klaff (Klaff, 1980), both… 
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