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Sandplay Reference Bibliography
On this page you will find a reference list of materials written about sandplay to facilitate study and research. While this Reference Bibliography is thorough, it is not complete. Literature continues to be added to the field and we always appreciate your advising us of new or overlooked sandplay literature. Please contact us at email@example.com.
Aite, P. (1978). Ego and image: Some observations on the theme of sand play. Journal of Analytical Psychology, 23. 332-38.
Ammann, R. (1991). Healing and Transformation in Sandplay: Creative processes become visible. Chicago: Open Court.
Armatruda, K., Simpson, P. (1997), Sandplay, The Sacred Healing: A guide to symbolic process.San Francisco, CA: Trance-Sand-Dance Press
Baldridge, A.E. (1990). In a grain of sand. Northern California Sandplay Society Newsletter, Fall, 3-8.
Baum, N. (2003). People with Schizophrenia. In N. Baum & B. Weinberg (Eds.), In the hands of creation: Sandplay images of birth and rebirth. Toronto: Muki Baum Association.
Baum, N., & Weinberg, B. (Eds.), (2003). In the hands of creation: Sandplay images of birth and rebirth. Forward by Kay Bradway. Toronto, Muki Baum.
Bayley, A. (1990). Floor games: A multi-sensory therapeutic technique for children and adults. Santa Cruz, CA: University of California (CabrilloCollege).
Belzer, C.A. (1991). "The effects of sandplay in a classroom setting with children identified as learning disabled." Unpublished master’s thesis, Pacific Oaks College, Pasadena, CA.
Berman, B. (1993). Symbols in the sand: an exploration of the initial sandworlds of female incest survivors [CD-ROM]. Abstract from: Dissertation Abstracts International, Vol. 54-09B.
Bobo, L.V. (1997). Neumann’s map: Guide to sandplay as natural evolutionary process. Journal of Sandplay Therapy, 6:1. 75-90.
Boik, Barbara Labovitz; and Goodwin, E. Anna (2000). Sandplay therapy: A step-by-step manual for psychotherapists of diverse orientations. New York: W.W. Norton.
Bolgar, H. & Fischer, L.K. (1940). The toy test: A psychodiagnostic method. Psychological Bulletin, 37. 17-18.
Bonds, M.S. (1995). Sandplay with inner-city Laotian and African American adolescents [CD-ROM]. Abstract from: Dissertation Abstracts International, Vol. 56-06B.
Bowyer, R. (1956). The importance of sand in the World Technique: An experiment, Research Note in A normative study of sand tray worlds. Paper read at British Psychological Society Annual General Meeting, Manchester, England.
Bowyer, (1970). The Lowenfeld world technique: Studies in personality. London: Pergamon Press.
Bower, G.H. (1992). How might emotions affect learning? In Christianson, S. (Ed.), The handbook of emotion and memory: Research and theory (pp.3-32). Hillsdale, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers.
Bradway, K. (1979). Sandplay in psychotherapy. Art Psychotherapy, 6. 85-93.
Bradway, K. (1986). Sandplay: What makes it work? Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress for the Association for Analytical Psychology in Berlin.
Bradway, Katherine ; Signell K., Spare G., Stewart C.T., Stewart L.H., Thompson C. (1990). Sandplay studies: Origins, theory and practice. Boston: Sigo Press.
Bradway, K. (1990). Developmental stages in children’s sand worlds. In Bradway, et al, (Eds.), Sandplay studies: Origins theory & practice. 93-100. Boston: Sigo Press.
Bradway, K. (1991). Transference and countertransference in sandplay therapy. Journal of Sandplay Therapy, 1.1, 25-43.
Bradway, K. & McCoard, B. (1997). Sandplay: Silent Workshop of the Psyche. New York: Routledge.
Bradway, K. & Curry, J. (2002). Jan’s Sandplay Process in Her Own Words.
Journal of Sandplay Therapy XI(2), 65-76.
Buhler, C. (1941). Symbolic action in children. Transactions of the New York Academy of Science, 17. 63-65.
Buhler, C. (1951a). The world test: Manual of directions. Journal of Child Psychiatry, 2. 24-35.
Buhler, C., Kelly (Lumry), G. & Carrol, S. (1951). World-test standardization studies. The Journal of Child Psychiatry, 2. 76.
Buhler, C (1951b). The world test, a projective technique. The Journal of Child Psychiatry, 2:1. 4-23.
Buhler, C (1952). National differences in world test projection patterns. Journal of Projective Techniques, 16:1. 42-55.
Burke, V.J. (1996). Sandtray characteristics of school children by gender, ages seven through eleven. Masters Abstracts International, 35-01.
Cameron, S. (2001). Recognizing the appearance of the self in sandplay therapy. Unpublished doctoral dissertation. California School of Professional Psychology, Alemeda, CA. (abstract: Journal of Sandplay Therapy, Vol. XII, 1, 2003)
Chiaia, M. & Grand, I. (2002). On not killing the mystery: Imagination in sandplay research. In N. Baum & B. Weinberg (Eds.) In the hands of creation: sandplay images of birth and rebirth (pp.289-300). Toronto: Muki Baum Association.
Cohn, D.P. (2000). Gender differences among children during the struggle stage of sand tray therapy. Dissertation Abstracts International, 61(5-B), 2749.
Dillard, A. (1999). For the time being. New York: Alfred A. Knoph.
DeDominico, G.S. (1986). Applications of the Lowenfeld world technique: A comparative illustration of the analysis of the final world and the analysis of the sand tray play process. Oakland, CA: Vision Quest Into Symbolic Reality.
DeDomenico, G.S. (1987). The Lowenfeld world apparatus: A methodological contribution towards the study and the analysis of the sand tray play process [CD-ROM]. Abstract from: Dissertation Abstracts International, Vol. 48-05B.
Donelan, J. (2000). What makes sandplay unique? Sandplay therapists’ views on how sandplay relates to verbal techniques and the beneficial effects of using these modalities concurrently. Dissertation Abstracts International, 60 (9-B): 4884.
Dundas, E.T. (1990). Symbols come alive in the sand. Boston: Coventure.
Eastwood, P. (2003). Nine windows to wholeness: Exploring numbers in sandplay. Honolulu, HI: Sanity Press.
Freedle, L.R. (2007). Sandplay therapy with brain injured adults: An exploratory qualitative study. Journal of Sandplay Therapy, 16:2. 115-133.
Gilroy, A. (2006). Art therapy, research and evidence-based practice. London: Sage Publications.
Griffith, M. (2000). The wolf in sandplay therapy: A symbolic approach to psychotherapy. Bloomington, IL: Health Psychology Publications
Grubbs, G.A. (1991). A categorical and comparative analysis of the Sandplay process of abused and nonabused children. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, California Graduate School Family Psychology.
Grubbs, G. (1997). The sandtray categorical checklist (SCC) for sandtray assessment. Saratoga, CA: Self published.
Hunter, L B. (1998). Images of resiliency: Troubled children create healing stories in the language of sandplay. Palm Beach, Fl: Behavioral Communications Institute.
Jones, L.E. (1982). The development of structure in the world of expression: A cognitive-developmental analysis of children’s “sand worlds”. Dissertation Abstracts International, 43-09B.
Khan, L.I.H. (1994). Sand play: meaning, method, and metaphor [CD-ROM]. Abstract from: Dissertation Abstracts International, Vol. 55-04A.
Kalff, D.M. (1988). Sandplay in Switzerland. (Seminar notes). Zurich: University of California at Santa Cruz.
Kalff, M. (1993). Twenty points to be considered in the interpretation of a sandplay. Journal of Sandplay Therapy, 2:2. 17-35.
Kalff, D.M. (2003/1980). Sandplay: A psychotherapeutic approach to the psyche. Cloverdale, CA: Temenos Press.
Kamp, L.N.J., Ambrosius, A.M. & Zwaan, E.J. (1986). The world test: Pathological traits in the arrangement of miniature toys. Acta Psychiatricia Belgica, 86:3. 208-19.
Kamp, L.N.J. & Kessler, E.S. (1970). The world test: Developmental aspects of a play technique. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 11. 81-108.
Kawai, H. (1988). The Japanese psyche:Major motifs in the fairy tales of Japan. Dallas, TX: Spring Publications, Inc.
Kiepenheuer, K. (1990). Crossing the bridge: A Jungian approach to adolescence (K.R. Schneider, Trans.). La Salle, IL: Open Court.
Knott, B.J. (1994). A study of sandplay as a drama therapy technique [CD-ROM]. Abstract from: Dissertation Abstracts International, Vol. 5-09A.
Landreth, G. (1991). Play therapy: the art of the relationship. Muncie, IN: Accelerated Development.
Lenhart, D.S. (1988). The children of Ganymede: An investigation into the symbolic language of gay men through the use of sandplay therapy [CD-ROM]. Abstract from: Dissertation Abstracts International, Vol. 50-04B.
Lewis, C.W. (1991). A study of the compensatory relationship of ego and self: the ego-self dialogue explored through Jungian sandplay and Taoist philosophy [CD-ROM]. Abstract from: Dissertation Abstracts International, Vol. 57-04B.
Livingston, B. (2002) Redemption of the Shattered: A teenager's healing journey through sandplay therapy. Booklocker.com
Lowenfeld, M. (1939). The world pictures of children: A method of recording and studying them. British Journal of Medical Psychology, 18:1. 65-101.
Lowenfeld, M. (1946). Discussion on the value of play therapy in child psychiatry. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine, 39. 439-42.
Lowenfeld, M. (1948). On the psychotherapy of children. London: E.T. Heron.
Lowenfeld, M. (1950a). Combined approach to the study of treatment of disturbed children. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 4. 627-42.
Lowenfeld, M. (1950b). The nature and use of the Lowenfeld world technique in work with children and adults. The Journal of Psychology, 30. 325-31.
Lowenfeld, M. (1960). The world technique. Topical Problems in Psychotherapy, 3. 248-63.
Lowenfeld, M. (1993). Understanding children’s sandplay: Lowenfeld’s world technique. Great Britain: Antony Rowe Ltd.. (Originally published as The world technique, George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1979)
Markell, M.J. (2002). Sand, water, silence: The embodiment of spirit; explorations in matter and psyche. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
McNally, S. ( 2003) Sandplay: A sourcebook for play therapists. Writers Club Press.
Mitchell, R., & Friedman, H. (1994). Sandplay: Past, present & future. New York: Routledge.
Noyes, M. (Nov.1981). Sandplay Imagery: An aid to teaching reading. In: Academic Therapy, Vol. 17(2), pp. 231-237.
Pearson, M. and Wilson, H. (2001). Sandplay & Symbol Work: Emotional healing and personal development with children, adolescents and adults. ACER Press: Melbourne
Reece, S. (1995). The mound as healing image in sandplay. Journal of Sandplay Therapy, 4:2. 14-31
Reece, S. (2004). The crucial moment in sandplay relationship: The therapist's emotive experiences. Journal of Sandplay Therapy13, 1.
Ryce-Menuhin, J. (1992). Jungian Sandplay: The wonderful therapy. London: Routledge
Shaia, A. (1991). The initial sand worlds of men molested as children.
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA.
Schore, A.N. (2003), Affect Regulation and the Repair of the Self. New York: W.W.Norton
Schore, A.N. (2001b). The effects of early relational trauma on right brain development, affect regulation, and infant mental health. Infant Mental Health Journal, 22, 201-269.
Segal, J. (1990). Sandplay: a validation study of sandplay as a projective technique [CD-ROM]. Abstract from: Dissertation Abstracts International, Vol. 51-06B.
Shafarman, G. (1993). The image of grief: an investigation of first sandtrays of mothers of disabled infants [CD-ROM]. Abstract from: Dissertation Abstracts International, Vol. 54-04B.
Siegel, D. (1999). The Developing Mind. New York: Gulliford.
Signell, K. (1990). “The sandplay process in a man’s development.” In K. Bradway, et al, (Eds.) Sandplay studies: Origins, theory and practice: 101-21. Boston: Sigo.
Smitter, M. (2002, December). Sand. Retrieved 1/10/03, from http://www.seafriends.org.nz/oceano/sand.htm
Solomon, M., & Siegel, D. (Eds.), (2003). Healing Trauma: Attachment, mind, body, and brain. New York: W.W. Norton
Spare, G.H. (1991). Are there any rules? (Musings of a peripatetic sandplayer). In K. Bradway et al (Eds.), Sandplay studies: Origins, theories & practice (pp.195-208). Boston: Sigo Press.
Sroufe, A.L. (1996). Emotional Development. New York: Cambridge University
Steinhardt, L. (1998). Sand, water and universal form in sandplay and art therapy: Journal of American Art Therapy Association Vol. 15,4, pp. 252-260
Steinhardt, L. (2000). Foundation and Form in Jungian Sandplay: An art therapy approach. London: Jessica Kingsly.
Sternberg, A. (1995). Psychological assessment of the child patient using sandplay [CD-ROM]. Abstract from: Dissertation Abstracts International, Vol. 57-03B.
Stewart, C. (1990). The developmental psychology of sandplay. In K. Bradway et al (Eds.), Sandplay studies: Origins theory & practice (pp.39-92). Boston: Sigo Press.
Takano, S. (1982). “Schizophrenia, 21-year-old male.” In H. Kawai and Y. Yamanaka (Eds.) Studies of Sandplay Therapy in Japan I: 1964-84. Tokyo: Seishin-Shoboh.
Thompson, C. (1990). Variations on a theme by Lowenfeld: Sandplay in focus. In K. Bradway et al (Eds.), Sandplay studies: Origins, theories & practice (pp.5-20). Boston: Sigo Press
Turner, B. (1994). Symbolic process and the role of the therapist in sandplay. Journal of Sandplay Therapy, 3 (2), 84-95.
Turner, B. (1995). European witch cults and trials. Unpublished manuscript, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco.
Turner, B. (1996a). The witch: some considerations for female development. Unpublished manuscript, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco.
Turner, B. (1996b). The witch. Unpublished manuscript, Sandplay Therapists of America.
Turner, B. (2004). H.G. Wells Floor Games: A father’s account of play and its legacy of healing. Cloverdale, CA: Temenos Press.
Turner, B. (2005). The Handbook of Sandplay Therapy. Cloverdale, CA: Temenos Press.
Turner, B. & Unnsteinsdóttir, K. (2012). Sandplay and storytelling: The impact of imaginative thinking on children’s learning and development. Cloverdale, CA: Temenos Press.
Turner, B. (2013). The teachings of Dora Kalff: Sandplay. Cloverdale, CA: Temenos Press.
Watkins, M. (1984). Waking dreams. Dallas: Spring Publications, Inc..
Weinrib, E. (1983). Images of the Sefl: The sandplay therapy process. Boston: Sigo Press.
Weinrib, E. (1987). Sandplay: The shadow and the cross. In M.A. Mattoon (Ed.), The archetype of shadow in a split world, proceedings of the tenth international congress of analytical psychology, Berlin, 1986, (415-529). Einsiedeln: Daimon Verlag.
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