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SANDPLAY SALON: Caves and the Deep Unconscious

  • 1003 Court Street Woodland, CA, 95695 United States (map)

Join Dr. Elaine Bath, PhD, LMFT, CST-T and the Northern California Regional Sandplay Society for a free Sandplay Salon. We will meet at 1003 Court St. in Woodland for an afternoon of symbolic exploration. In Jungian sandplay as developed by Dora Kalff, the cave may appear as a symbol of the deep unconscious, indicating both the level of psychological issues and the sheltered therapeutic container.  In this 3 hour presentation, the healing nature of caves will be experienced from historical, theoretical, and clinical perspectives and by making figures of caves for use in your sandplay collection.

Due to space limitations, registration is limited to 12 participants. All must pre-register by contacting Elaine Bath at .  Register early to reserve your place. This class does not offer continuing education credits but will provide certificates of attendance toward certification as a sandplay therapist.

Linda Elaine Bath, Ph.D, LMFT, CST-T, is a psychologist, licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and Teaching member of Sandplay Therapists of America and the International Society of Sandplay Therapy. Her practice is located in Woodland California. Dr. Bath is a founding member of STA and former board member and now teaches Sandplay in the USA, Canada and internationally.   She has published research on Sandplay and mindfulness practices.  

NCRSS is a non-profit organization dedicated to sandplay therapy education and community in Northern California. Introductory courses in sandplay therapy will be announced soon for 2018-2019 in the greater Sacramento region.  Learn more about our training programs and events, how to become a member and sign up for our email list at or contact us at