Contact with sand seems to have an almost magical quality, one’s hands know what the mind doesn’t know … Every patient lives his or her personal descent into the underworld; down there, there may be battles with monsters in order to free the imprisoned treasure which is in each of us.
The dreams are a precious resource which show us the path to follow. Not every patient, however, brings a dream to every session. On various occasions I have given voice to a patient’s difficult emotional state by reading a poem or recounting a fairy tale or a myth, or by listening to music together.
The dream is the small hidden door in the deepest and most intimate sanctum of the soul.
The great problems of life – sexuality, of course, among others – are always related to the primordial images of the collective unconscious.
Dante, Jung and Sandplay Therapy
In the Jungian tradition, two armchairs are used. In this way, the analyst and the patient can communicate face to face
The spontaneous process of healing that emerges from the unconscious must be met with an attitude of respect and a sense of wonder |Read more|