Sandtray Therapy With a Seriously Disturbed Adolescent
Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy
Degree Granting Institution
Notre Dame de Namur University
This paper presents a case study of a seriously disturbed male adolescent in sandtray therapy. The purpose of the research was to determine if work in sandtray would be therapeutically beneficial to the adolescent. The paper contains a brief history of the young man who had behavior problems at home and at school. He was resistant to verbal and art therapy modalities. In a series of four sandtrays the adolescent was able to become absorbed in the play and work through inner dilemmas. He came to a satisfactory resolution of his conflicts between unconscious impulses and conscious functioning.
Lundborg, Joan W., "Sandtray Therapy With a Seriously Disturbed Adolescent" (1990). Art Therapy | Master's Theses in Print. 17.