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Conference Presenters training workshops for sand tray therapy Registration Information

Bonnie Badenoch, PhD, LMFT is an in-the-trenches therapist, supervisor, teacher and author who has spent the last five years integrating the discoveries of

neuroscience into the art of therapy. She co-founded the Center for Hope and Healing (CHH) in Irvine, California in 1991, and in 2004, joined Daniel Siegel's interpersonal neurobiology study group, sub- sequently becoming one of the founders of the nonprofit organiza- tion, Global Association for Interpersonal Neurobiology Studies (GAINS). Out of this study, combined with her 19 years of working with survivors of trauma and attachment struggles, came her book, Being a Brain-Wise Therapist: A Practical Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology, published in 2008. Bonnie has a gift for translating the complexities of brain science into words and examples that allow people to internalize the prin- ciples so they can use them in the counseling room. Her article, "Brain to Brain: Applying the Wisdom of Neuroscience in Your Practice," is featured in the Sept/Oct 2008 issue of Psychotherapy Networke , and she presented Being a Brain-Wise Therapist at the March 2009 Psychotherapy Networker Conference.

Theresa Kestly, PhD is a psychologist, educator, consultant, and a registered play therapist/supervisor with the Association for Play Therapy. She is an interna- tional presenter, and she maintains a private practice with special- ties in play therapy and sand tray therapy in Corrales, New Mexico working with children, adults, families, couples and small groups. Theresa served as a senior staff psychologist at the Albuquerque Family and Child Guidance Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico where she specialized in child, adolescent and family therapy, con- sultations with the Indian Health Service, and consultations with the Albuquerque Public Schools. She supervised psychology, counseling and psychiatry trainees as an adjunct faculty member at the University of New Mexico, and she served as the first president of the New Mexico Association for Play Therapy. Theresa is the founder and director of the Sand Tray Training Institute of New Mexico where she provides large-group seminars and small-group intensive training for psychotherapists in child and adult sand tray therapy.

Early Fee: Must be postmarked 30 days prior to conference. Full-Time Student Discount: Deduct $20.00 from fee for each 2-day training. Send proof of full-time status (12 or more units) with your registration. There is no student fee for the consultation day with Bonnie Badenoch, April 5, May 5 or November 17, 2010. Registration Fee: Includes continental breakfast, refreshments, instructional handouts, and certificates (except for psy- chologists). Psychologists may order a certificate at the conference site for a $10 fee (Co-sponsor is an APA approved provider). In the unlikely event of confer- ence cancellation only the paid registra- tion fee will be refunded. Confirmation: An email confirmation letter will be sent to you with information and directions to the workshop or con- ference. Refunds: Registration fees are refund- able (less a $40.00 administrative fee) if written notice is post-marked no later than 30 days before the conference. Refunds require a minimum 6-week pro- cessing time. Registrants may transfer/sell their enrollment to another qualified per- son at any time. Transfer fee is $40.00. The fee for the Bonnie Badenoch consul- tation day on April 5, May 5 or November 17, 2010 is nonrefundable.

Donna Hanna-Chase, MA Offers New Workshop in Laguna Beach

Check our website for details on Donna's new workshop, "Integrating Sandplay and Art Making." Donna is a board-certified registered art therapist with in-depth experience in sandplay. This hands-on workshop will take place at the Aliso Creek Inn on November 6-7, 2010.

Two Ways to Register

By telephone: 505-898-1177 VISA/MC

Mail completed registration form and payment to: Sand Tray Training Institute, PO Box 800, Corrales, NM 87048

If you have not already read Bonnie's book on being a brain-wise therapist, give yourself a treat and settle in for a poetic description of the practical applications of interper- sonal neurobiology in clinical practice. It is definitely a 5- star book, and it is an important resource for every therapist who is serious about incorporating the rapidly developing neuroscience of the last decade. Dr. Daniel Siegel sums it up accurately in the introduction to her book:

"Being a Brain-Wise Therapist is filled with the wisdom of a seasoned front-line therapist who writes like a poet and understands science

as if she were a full-time academician."

  • Daniel Siegel, M.D.


The Sand Tray Training Institute of New Mexico provides continuing education credits for most mental health profession- als in New Mexico, Florida and California. At the national level, we are an approved provider for the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) and the Association for Play Therapy (APT). You can find specific details on our website: www.sandtraytraining.com.

To obtain detailed descriptions of topic workshops or a current schedule:

(505) 898-1177


e-mail: sandtray@comcast.net






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