Sand tray therapy, sometimes called sand play therapy, is an experiential therapeutic approach where clients build their own world using miniature toys or figurines and colored sand. A sand tray-trained therapist will view the client’s scene as a reflection of their life, thoughts, feelings and concerns, and help him or her to interpret the tray as an opportunity to resolve conflicts, remove obstacles, and gain acceptance of self. Sand tray therapy is often used to address trauma or abuse and can be particularly useful for clients (both adults and children) who have trouble expressing themselves verbally. A sand tray therapist's office is equipped with a specially proportioned sand tray and allows clients to express themselves in a safe and supportive space. Think this approach might be right for you? Reach out to one of TherapyDen’s sand tray therapy experts today.