Bedford Strohm, Deborah
THE FROG KING AS A TRANSFORMATION SYMBOL IN SANDPLAY THERAPY
Journal of Sandplay Therapy, Volume 18, Number 1, 2009
Keywords: anger, fairy tale, frog king, transformation, sandplay, clinical example, symbol, frog, adult, female, verbal abuse, physical abuse, integration, divorce, depression, isolation, Iron Henry.
Abstract: After relating Grimm’s fairy tale of The Frog King, or Iron Henry, the author discusses the appearance of the Frog King figure a clinical case both as a harbinger of the necessity of releasing and integrating anger as a step toward transformation.