The Therapist's Toolbox is like taking several years of seminars and reading a book or two. It is a time-saving and cost effective manual full of tried-and-tune techniques for enhancing therapeutic intervention with clients, written by a discerning and seasoned practitioner.
Aimed at practice with individual adults and couples, this manual is a collection of nonsense, helpful techniques drawn from Susan E. Carrell's vast experience throughout her career. Each technique is complete and easy to implement in a single session. The author's jargon-free, down-to-earth writing style makes each technique easy to understand and effective to use. Carrell provides treatment objective and diagnostic aids to help the clinician meet requirements for treatment planning, as well extensive examples from her own practice.
Chapter 2: Beyond the Genogram: Sand Tray Therapy for Adults
Beyond the Genogram: Sand Tray Therapy for Adults
There is much to be said for using the genogram as an effective therapeutic tool; certainly, much has been said about it. But to tell you the truth, it has always been hard for me to get excited about actually doing it. I just never seemed to be able to conjure up much energy for the “genogram session.” Although it is an effective dragnet for collecting family history, I eventually quit using it.
There is another way. Sand Tray Therapy is a well-known modality to therapists who work with children. As a nurse clinician working with adolescents at an inpatient setting, I used it frequently, and with much success. Now, as ...