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Want to be a Sandtray Therapist?

Become an Internationally Credentialed Sandtray Therapist (ICST)

Holistic Sandtray Institute offers all 4 levels of training to be an Internationally Credentialed Sandtray Therapist (ICST) for mental health professionals!  You can be an ICST through the The International Association of Sandtray Therapy (IAST).

How does the retreat training work?

Come away to rest and rejuvenate for 2 weeks of in-person retreat trainings!  That's 50 hours of holistic sandtray training! Plus get 15 weeks of online consultations for advanced Sandtray Therapy!

You’ll experience Integrative Therapies, including:

  • Integrative Sandtray Therapy
  • Massage Therapy & Tai Chi Easy™
  • Neurobiologically-Informed Trauma Therapy

Training includes intentional small group experiences.

Want to be a credentialed Sandtray Therapist?

Great!  That’s our focus at Holistic Sandtray Institute, to help you get ALL the training you need to become an Internationally Credentialed Sandtray Therapist (ICST)!!

ICST is a hybrid program, with in-person and online training

The2 weeks of in-person training consists of 4 levels at the Retreat Training.

  • Each level takes 2 days of training.
  • HSI is applying for CEUs through NBCC, NASW, and APT.

Level 1 and 2 are completed in the first week of training.  Then we will meet online for 15 weeks of online case consultation with your cohort group.  Level 3 and 4 are completed in the second week of training.

Join our Community of Sandtray Therapists

Yes, I’m so glad you are interested!!  The International Association of Sandtray Therapy (IAST) is the first of its kind!! 

Every year, they have an amazing Sandtray Summit in the spring with so new techniques, hands-on sandtray experiences, and evidence-based teachings from Sandtray Therapists!! 

I will be presenting this year on a few of my favorite topics:

  • Sandtray, Trauma & Adults: How to use Sandtray Therapy for Trauma Recovery with Teens and Adults.
  • Whole Healing with Integrative & Spiritual Approaches to Sandtray Therapy.
  • Positive Psychology, Neuroscience and Sandtray Therapy Healing and Reprogramming the Brain.

Hope to see you there!

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