Fundamentals of Sandplay Therapy
Heather Lesley-Swan, Dip Law, Grad Dip Comm.M, Grad Dip Couns, M.app Psychoth, ISST Certified Sandplay Teacher
Heather Lesley-Swan practices in Sydney as an Analytic Psychotherapist, Sandplay Therapist, Supervisor and Counsellor. Heather has presented public, in-house and University programs in Australia, Europe, UK, USA and Asia. She has lectured in depth Sandplay Therapy in Singapore, San Diego CA and Sydney.
***This Introductory Segment is a prerequisite for the 2016 Program for those with less than 17 ISST Certified learning hours, that is, less than 17 hours certificated prior learning with an ISST Teaching Member. Enrolment is open to all.
Therapist and Process
Judy Zappacosta, MFT, CST-T, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, ISST Certified Sandplay Teacher
Judy Zappacosta’s private practice in Santa Cruz focuses on Jungian psychotherapy, Sandplay, Dreams and the integration of psyche and soma. She is President Emeritus of Sandplay Therapists of America, has served on the ISST Board and the Board of the Marion Woodman Foundation. Judy is well known for her work with Martin Kalff in her Caring for the Soul Program in Switzerland. She teaches internationally, and is widely published, including contributing to Sandplay Supervision. Recently she edited Pearls-Defining Moments in Our Lives.
The Jungian Foundation
Audrey Punnet, PhD, RPT-S, JA, CST-T, Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor, Jungian Analyst, ISST Certified Sandplay Teacher
Dr Audrey Punnett practices as a Jungian Analyst and Sandplay Psychoterapist in Fresno Ca. She is an associate professor at UCSF-Fresno, an adjunct instructor at Alliant International University, and President Emeritus of Sandplay Therapists of America. Audrey has published widely and lectures nationally and internationally. Audrey is also an Anusara-inspired Registered Yoga Therapist. Audrey’s most recent book is The Orphan; a Journey to Wholeness.
Alexander Esterhuyzen, Bsc Hons, MB ChB, MRC Psych, CCST, IAAP, ISST Certified Sandplay Teacher
Dr Alexander Esterhuyzen has held roles as Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychotherapy and clinical department leader in major UK health services along with his role as Senior Psychoanalyst with the Independent Group of Analytical Psychologists, London. He practices privately now mainly in Hong Kong, although he travels and lectures globally. Alexander is the current President of the International Society for Sandplay Therapy, and Past President of the British and Irish Sandplay Society.
Sandplay with Children – Sandplay with Adults
LaVon Bobo, MFT, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, ISST Certified Sandplay Teacher
LaVon provides Sandplay consultation in Palo Alto, CA following her work as a School Psychologist and Licensed Educational Psychologist providing Sandplay in the public school setting. She teaches Sandplay nationally and internationally, supervised Marriage & Family Therapy interns for over 20 years and also supervised Santa Clara University graduate students in therapeutic work in the public school system. LaVon trained with Dora Kalff the US and Switzerland.
Therapist as Instrument
Gita Morena, PhD, MFT, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, ISST Certified Sandplay Teacher
Gita practices in Sand Diego Ca as a transpersonal psychotherapist with a special interest in the mind-body-spirit connection incorporating Jungian perspectives to address core issues of psychological and emotional healing. She has chaired the Sandplay Therapists of America Research Committee, and is Research Editor for the Journal of Sandplay Therapy TM. Gita has published widely and lectures nationallyand has published extensively. As great grand-daughter of the author, Gita has published The Wisdom of Oz; Reflections of a Jungian Sandplay Therapist unfolding the tale of The Wizard of Oz as one of individuation and spiritual awakening.