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Healing & Therapies Empowering you to Live by your Sacred Heart-self.      
With Anna Grace-Jacobs -Effective, trusted and respected Spiritual Healer and Therapist with 35 years experience and qualifications.
I empower you to live from your truth with heart.
Love Your Truth – Live Your Abundance – Create Your Joy 
Welcome friends to my website – I hope to inspire you with my approach and the transformational therapies and days I offer.  My intention is to help you be the best you can be.  Please look around my site and do get in touch with me for more details or to ask a question.
My email/phone is : annaplay@hotmail.co.uk   07809886710

Book a reduced price introduction now.   Available SW UK & Worldwide :
I offer Therapeutic Counselling/Soul Therapy/ Sandtray Therapy, based on over 35 years of qualified support – I have experience in many different areas of growth – Contact me for more details, I would be honoured to hear from you.
Availability : Bristol -Clifton Practice Rooms UK
                      Mendip Somerset
                      Glastonbury UK
                      Skype to anywhere in the world.

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Sandtray Therapy  Training Schedule – Autumn 2018 – 2019
  • Welcome to the next series of Sandtray therapy trainings – I hope you will find something of interest here for you whether you are an experienced sandtray person or new to this wonderful work.  Bookings now being taken. Do keep checking the site for updates on new courses.
Sandplay therapy’ was first developed with Dora Kalff in the 1950’s, based on the  theories of Carl Jung.  It incorporates the collective unconscious, the use of universal symbols and dream language. Sandtray Therapy has since become more widespread within humanistic therapies, focusing on growth and therapy for potential. Sandtray therapy is a deep and profound tool for those seeking to heal aspects of their psyche, and reach for their full creative potential in life.
  • Sandtray therapy is such a wonderful tool in the practice of being a therapist – it is no longer just the territory of Jungian analysts.  My role in these trainings is to demystify sandtray therapy, give basic groundrules and enable you to safely and respectfully begin to incorporate this into your consulting room.  Those who have already undergone some training in psychotherapy,counselling and related professions are welcome to explore how it may fit into your practice.

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Level One Training  – An Introduction to Sandtray Therapy.  –   An introduction to concepts & theory within sandtray therapy, including the tactile, symbolic, therapist presence and story making.  Some experiential exercises. Come and be amazed!

Date : Next date available soon.

–  £55.00 – Concessionary rate

–  £75.00 – Regular fee.

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Level TwoSandtray Therapy – The Power of Symbols within Matter – Deepen into the practice – utilise symbols, their power and their potential within the sandtray.  Skill building exercises, theory and experiential. 

This day can be taken by all who have attended either a short course or an introductory day with me or those with a small amount of previous experience.  Contact me if necessary.

Date: 10th November 10.00 am – 4.00pm
Fee :  Early Bird Rate : £55.00 by 30th September – Regular fee – £75.00
Venue : Stratton on the Fosse Village Hall, LInkmead, Stratton  BA3 4QQ

–  £55.00 – Early Bird fee.

–  £75.00 – Regular fee.

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Level ThreeSandtray Therapy – The therapist’s embodied presence- further therapist skills. This day builds on the previous day, enabling focus to be on the therapist’s witnessing, presence, mindful awareness and body awareness. Exploration of wet and dry sand. Mostly experiential.

Sunday 11th November – 10..00am – 4.00pm
Fee: Early Bird Rate – £55.00 by 30th September -Regular fee – £75.00
Venue: Stratton on the Fosse Village Hall, Linkmead, Stratton BA3 4QQ

–  £55.00 – Early Bird fee.

–  £75.00 – Regular fee.

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Level two and three can be taken together over one weekend

Weekend fee –  Early Bird Rate £100 by 30th September
– Regular Fee-£130

–  £100.00 – Early Bird fee.

–  £130.00 – Regular fee.

Venue for November trainings : Stratton on the Fosse Village Hall, Linkmead, Stratton on the Fosse Somerest BA3 4QQ UK – This venue is accessible from Bristol, Bath, Frome, Shepton Mallet, Yeovil etc with plenty of parking, fantastic facilities and rural idyll. Approximately 40 minutes by car from Bristol, 30 from Bath. 

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Level Four : Sandtray Therapy – in Supervision and beyond.  In Bristol –

  • An advanced training to explore how sandtray work can be used in supervision, in peer group support and to deepen the practice of utilising symbols in the sand.  – Participants must have attended at least one previous day with me or elsewhere to come on this advanced training. Suitable for both supervisors and supervisees!
Date: 9th February 2019 – 10.00am -4.00pm
Fee : Early Bird Rate : £55.00  By 1st  December 2018
Regular Fee – £75.00
Venue : Wild Goose Space 224 Mina Road, St. Werburgh’s Bristol BS2 9YP

–  £55.00 – Early Bird fee.

–  £75.00 – Regular fee.

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  • These trainings are suitable for all counsellors, massage therapists, complimentary therapists, psychotherapists, and others with an experience of personal growth.  They are not suitable for beginners in personal growth, or those with enduring mental health needs.  Contact me if you are unsure before booking.  Thankyou.
  • Each day can be taken separately. Level four requires a previous attendance on a training, either with me or elsewhere.  The Introduction day  is recommended if you are new to sandtray therapy.

‘The use of miniatures within a sand tray enables you to explore life’s journey through symbols and sharing. The world of the sandtray becomes our training ground for life, and can lead to profound growth and fulfilment.’

 

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Exploring the Landscape of our Psyche – An Arts in Therapy Day

On this day we will discover the value of media in therapy – using paint, clay, collage and drawing, we will dig into the landscape of our psyche to create, to share and to discover the power of arts within psychological growth.  This is a CPD day for practising therapists, counsellors and holistic practitioners.

Date : 21st October 2018 10am – 4.00pm
Venue : Wild Goose Space St. Werburgh’s Bristol
Regular Fee –                                           £60

–  £60.00 – Regular fee

Some Testimonials from my recent training :
  • ‘A beautifully held powerful experience which I am looking forward to exploring more with clients’
  • Anna was a superb facilitator who held the group safely and compassionately.  The day was beautifully constructed…’
  • It was supportive, inclusive and just wonderful’
  • Anna is a rare, gentle soul who intuitively knows what is needed.’
  • A fantastic experiential workshop that has opened a new therapeutic practice for me to apply both personally and professionally.  Many thanks
I have been using sandtray therapy and the arts for almost thirty years and continue to be amazed by the depth and breadth of what can be covered – these therapies which incorporates mind, body psyche and soul.  I love to share the magic created with others.
I  look forward to hearing from you
Annax
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DISCOVER YOUR CREATIVE HEALER

10th October –  14th November 2018
                    A new six week group at Sweet Track Counselling Centre                               Glastonbury UK –
                                  Wednesday evenings: 7.30pm – 9.30pm

£15 per evening – A commitment will be needed after the first date

With Anna Tara and Brenda Blake

A new group to explore your creativity – discover the wonder of arts to offer insights and transformation – using paint, dreams, sandtray, visualisation and more.

In this group we will –
-Create safety and sacredness to begin the journey into our true creative selves.
-Explore our relationship to our own creativity, including the history of any past messages which have blocked us from our spontaneous expression.
-Use arts, dreams, visualisation and sandtray miniatures to discover how being creative can touch us in body, psyche and soul.
– Find connections within ourselves and the group, to support our growth into our true soul expression, and learn to play again.
– Find the healer within who can use the arts to help unblock any past and current obstacles to creative being.

Anna and Brenda have many years experience exploring the inner landscape with sacred tools and the arts –  Brenda is a Specialist in Therapy in Art & in Dream Psychology – Anna is an Arts & Play Therapist & Specialist in Sandtray Therapy

To Book, use the pay pal buttons below or contact Anna for other ways to pay:

Payment for 10th October :

£15.00 for one evening.

–  £15 .00

Five evenings –  £75.00

–  £75.00

Concessionary rates are available – please contact Anna.

We look forward to sharing this group with you – any enquiries please contact either Anna on annaplay@hotmail.co.uk or Brenda on balexisbee@hotmail.com

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Personal Growth Days with Sandtray Therapy and the Arts

If you are interested in commissioning a day on Sandtray Therapy or the use of Creative Arts for your organisation, or attending a day, please contact Anna to be placed on the waiting list or to arrange a suitable date.  Thankyou 

 Anna has been using and loving Sandtray Therapy for almost 30 years.  She is a qualified Play Therapist, Counsellor, Supervisor and Creative Arts Counsellor – She is also a Healer, Shamanic Practitioner, Dancer, Writer, Artist and Awakening Woman.  She incorporates sandtray therapy and creative work into her groups, supervision practice and individual client sessions.

Previous participants have said of these days:

  • Thanks so much for an enriching day’
  • I came away inspired and more confident to use the sandtray in my counselling work.
  • Such a great day not only did I gain insight into using Sand tray in my work I also gained insight into myself, which I wasn’t expecting, Almost magical!
  • You dismantled our sand sculpts with great compassion.  Many thanks
  • ‘Truly worthwhile experience, providing personal and professional exploration and reflection. An insight into the powerful containment and therapeutic benefits of using sandtray in counselling.
  • A holding, warm and attentive trainer, with a vast supply of sandtray equipment provided for effective engagement in the process.’ –LH.
  • Anna created a safe space for us to explore the sand trays. The day was both informative and enjoyable.
  • The facilitation was gentle as well as being clear and holding.  My experience of this work was deep and profoundly moving and the ripples of this can still be felt a week later.  It feels very holistic work, connecting body, mind and spirit.S
  • Anna has a profound understanding of Sandtray Therapy. Her own personal experience of life, skills and experience as a therapist adds to the rich dimensions of this work.  Thankyou Anna S
  • Another in depth and transformatiive day – Thankyou Anna for your gentle teaching/sharing and the contained and safe space you create…. L

I look forward to hearing from you.

annaplay@hotmail.co.uk
07809886710

 

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