Friedman, Harriet S. and Mitchell, Rie Rogers
DORA MARIA KALFF: CONNECTIONS BETWEEN LIFE AND WORK
Journal of Sandplay Therapy, Volume 1, Number 1, 1991
KEY WORDS: Dora Kalff, sandplay, Jung, Margaret Lowenfeld, World Technique, delayed interpretation, Neumann, ISST, Self, sandplay therapy.
ABSTRACT: Dora Kalff ‘s life was a rich tapestry of threads connecting her many inner and outer experiences. Through the creative synthesis of her fertile and varied life, she was able to add a greater depth of understanding to the movement of the psyche as it is reflected in sandplay. This article covers her extraordinary life, telling the story of her search for meaning, her deep connection to her own inner symbolic life, and how her journey led to the discovery of Sandplay. Since her death on January 15, 1990, the legacy of her life’s work is now left to people worldwide who have been touched by her remarkable vision.