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Heal the Healer Retreat & Training

Heal the Healer: Sandtray Retreat & Training

Feeling tired? Stuck? Burned out?

HSI offers a “Heal the Healer” Sandtray Retreat & Training to reinvigorate the whole person in mind, body, and spirit using holistic strategies such as Sandtray Therapy, Massage Therapy, and spiritual experiences.

Participants engage in Integrative Sandtray Therapy, neurobiologically-Informed trauma techniques, and creative mind-body-spirit therapies.

Come enjoy this personal retreat and professional development training in south Louisiana and get all 4 levels of training to be an Internationally Credentialed Sandtray Therapist (ICST)!


  • Tai Chi Easy classes
  • Massage Therapy sessions
  • Personal mind-body-spirit Retreat
  • Safe Sacred Space
  • Professional Development Training
  • Neurobiologically-Informed Trauma Therapy

This wellness retreat will equip mental health professionals to heal personally in mind-body-spirit.  As therapists, we give so much and find ourselves drained and burned out.  Come away to rejuvenate and find a way to do therapy that is life-giving.  The Heal the Healer Retreat offers hand-crafted experiences for participants to holistically heal & become specialized therapists.

You will get... 2 weeks:

Personal Retreats in a calm, sacred space

  • Massage Therapy each week!
  • Tai Chi Easy™ classes at each Retreat!
  • Mindfulness Meditations & spiritual practices during each Retreat!
  • Integrative Therapies healing mind-body-spirit!

Professional Development Training

  • Featuring all 4 levels of training towards being an Internationally Credentialed Sandtray Therapist (ICST)!!
  • 15 weeks of online Sandtray Therapy consultations between January 2020 and June 2020.
  • Advanced Sandtray Therapy including techniques and directives for specialized populations (children, teens, adults, families, grief, anxiety, trauma)!
  • Neurobiologically-Informed Trauma Therapy with evidence-based practices!!


  • 2 Community meals & activities each week with your Sandtray Tribe & Trainers!
  • Beautiful Wooden Sand Tray, painted blue on the inside, great for all ages!!
  • Amazing sand from Jurassic Sands, dust free, chemical free, dye free, asthma & allergy friendly!!
  • And customized gifts just for you each week... including miniatures & gifts!!

Become an Internationally Credentialed Sandtray Therapist (ICST)

Levels 1-4

This retreat training includes all 4 levels of training towards being an Internationally Credentialed Sandtray Therapist (ICST)!

You will have the opportunity to complete all Levels 1-4 from an Approved IAST Provider.

Earn 50 CEs!!

The specific levels are listed below:

Level 1: Introduction to Sandtray Play Therapy (in-person 13 CEs)

Level 2: The Neuroscience of Sandtray Play Therapy (in-person 12 CEs)

Level 3: Advanced Case Consultation and Personal Work in Sandtray Play Therapy (in-person 13 CEs)

Level 4: Advanced sandtray therapy course taught by IAST Approved Provider (in-person 12 CEs) with Integrative Therapies healing mind-body-spirit

Online Case Consultation

Completion of 15 online case consultation hours by an approved ICST provider. (15 hours)

Elective Hours Training

In addition to the 50 hours of in-person CE’s and 15 case consultation hours, applicants must also complete at least 10 hours of ‘electives,’ which are provided within the ICST online training portal.

Completion of the elective hours may also be obtained at the annual Sandtray Therapy Summit.

Save 30% off (limited time)

This retreat training includes unique mind-body-spirit benefits, because it is a personal retreat and a professional development training combined!!

You get both at one location!

Save time!

  • Travel only 2 times a year!
  • 2 weeks of training with evidence-based practices and holistic retreat experiences!!

Save Money!

  • Each of these benefits would cost $5200 separately!  This retreat training is 30% off, saving you $1750!!
  • Less travel also saves you travel expenses, more money saved.

Worth It!

  • Worth the Investment all around!!
  • Come Away to Rest, Restore, and Rejuvenate!
  • Life-changing opportunities!!

Come away...

to rest, restore, and rejuvenate!

  • Surround yourself with community.
  • Invest in whole healing and restoration.
  • Get your advanced training in Sandtray Therapy.

Limited Spots!  Register now!


Register for the Retreat

Fill out the form below to register for the Heal the Healer Sandtray retreat & ICST training all in one!

Cost: $3,800 (or $280/mo for 15 months)

Save 30% off (limited time)

Summer trainings!

HSI is following recommended guidelines by the CDC during trainings.

Cohort 1

Week 1:     July 22-26, 2020 (levels 1-2)
Plus 15 online Case Consultation Hours
Week 2:    June 21-25, 2021 (levels 3-4)
One year of trainings!  One year to pay!

Location:   Lafayette, Louisiana

Price includes advanced Sandtray Therapy training, Therapeutic Massages, Tai Chi Easy™, and Holistic Healing Experiences in Mind-Body-Spirit... plus hand-crafted sand tray & custom miniatures.

Only 10 spots are available for each cohort!!  

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