Case Consultation Groups

Case Consultation Groups 2017-10-26T17:33:05+00:00


Berkeley & San Rafael, California

Maria Ellen Chiaia, PhD, JA
Co-author of Sandplay in Three Voices: Images, Relationship, the Numinous
Individual and group consultation
San Rafael Consult Group (Mondays 1x per month; 11-1 pm)
Berkeley Consult Group (times and dates negotiable)
Starting in September 2009 –Training in Sandplay and Analytical Oriented Psychotherapy (click here for more information)

Folsom and Roseville, California

Kathleen Beavers, LCSW, ISST/STA Teaching Member
New group forming in Folsom
Individual consultation in Folsom/Roseville
Phone: (916) 984-8769

Menlo Park and San Jose, California

Individual Consultation
Sandplay and Jungian Analytic Therapy
STA Teaching Member: Jill Kaplan, LMFT
Phone: (650) 364-4670

Los Angeles, California

Monthly Training and Consultation Group (all levels)
CEUS Available
Pacific Palisades, CA
Marion Anderson, JA, ISST/STA Teaching Member
Debbie Mego, Ph.D., LCSW, ISST/STA Teaching Member
Phone: (310) 459-0400

Los Angeles, CA & Portland, OR & International

Monthly Consultation Group (Silver Lake, Los Angeles)
Tuesday 12:30 – 2:00 pm
Individual case consultation and consultation for Sandplay research are available by appointment

Locations: Silver Lake office in Los Angeles, Portland, OR
Distant (international) case consultation available by appointment

CEU for MFTs and LCSWs provided
Sachiko Taki Reece
Phone: (323) 661-5297 and (323) 351-5163 (cell)

Sandplay Community of the Greater Los Angeles Area (SPCLA)

Regions Served: Greater Los Angeles Area
Meeting Location: CG Jung Institute of Los Angeles
10349 Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
About the SPCLA:

We are a group of therapists who use sandplay in our clinical practices. Our lively group discussions comprise a variety of topics related to sandplay. In our meetings certified teaching members provide group supervision. Credits towards ISST/STA membership available. We meet approximately four times a year and there is no charge.


Petaluma, California

Liza J. Ravitz, Ph.D, CST-T, Jungian Analyst
(707) 772-9802
Meets in Petaluma
318 Western Avenue, Petaluma 94952
1 x per month
Fridays – 9:00 -11:00
$75.00 per meeting
September – June

San Diego, California

Individual, Group and Skype Consultation
CE Units available
Gita Morena, PhD, LMFT
Phone: (619) 328-9020

San Francisco, California

One Friday a month, 10:00 – 12:30 am, September – June
Lauren Cunningham, LCSW, JA
Also starting in September 2009 – Training in Sandplay and Analytical Oriented Psychotherapy (more information)
Phone: (415) 585-4551

San Francisco Bay Area & San Jose South Bay, California

Group Consultation
Meeting Dates: First Saturday of each month
LaVon Bobo, MFT, CST-T
Phone: (408) 735-9247 or (650) 200-7771

San Jose, California

Group Consultation
Sandplay and Jungian Analytic Therapy
Information: Friday, once a month 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
STA Teaching Member: Jill Kaplan, LMFT and Olivia Heathcote, EdD, LMFT
Phone: (650) 364-4670

San Rafael, California

Monthly Consult Group
Integrative Sandplay – includes attachment,
interpersonal, and symbolic theories and readings
Friday 8:30 – 10:30 am
Group Forming (week to be decided by group)
Tessamarie Capitolo, MFT (Analytic psychotherapist. National and international presenter, published several articles in Journal of Sandplay Therapy.)
Phone: (415) 456-4448

Santa Rosa, California

Elizabeth Margoliash, MA
Available for individual consultation or personal sandplay process.
Office Phone: (707) -542-4549


Tampa, Florida

Monthly Training and Consultation Group
September through May
Patricia Dunn-Fierstein, LCSW
Certified Sandplay Therapist – Teacher
Phone: (813) 253-3797


Atlanta, Georgia

First and third Fridays
Sandy Springs, GA
Donna Johnson, LCSW, ATR-BC
Atlanta, GA
Phone: (404) 256-9797


Hilo, Hawaii

Individual and Group Consultation
Place: Hilo, Hawaii (and online)
Date/Time: Monthly group meetings; Saturday (in Hilo, HI) and Sunday (online)
Teaching Member facilitators: Lorraine Freedle, PhD, ABPdN and Sherry Shepherd, PhD
Phone: (808) 345-1726


Bloomington, Illinois

Training and Consultation Group and Individual consultation and sandplay therapy available.
sessions will be scheduled during the afternoon
following the training.
Mariellen Griffith, Ed.D, LMFT
Certified Sandplay Therapist – Teacher
Phone: (309) 378-3020

New York & Northern Pennsylvania

New York City and Northern Pennsylvania

Darcey J. Ortolf, Ph.D., Clinical and Teaching Member
Mondays and Fridays
Phone: 212-249-0980
Fax: (570) 588-4443

Individual and Group Consultation
STA Teaching Member: Kate Adams, MA, LMHC
Phone: (215) 348-8454


Portland, Oregon

New group forming
Bonnie McLean, LCSW, JA
Phone: (503) 221-7220



Philadelphia Area
Individual and Group Consultation
STA Teaching Member: Kate Adams, MA, LPC
Phone: (215) 348-8454

Washington State

Bellevue, Washington

Presenter: Leslie Johannes, MEd, LMFT, CST-T
Location: Bellevue, WA – 1715 114th Avenue SE, Suite 210, Bellefield Office Park
Dates/beginning and ending Times: 09/12/2015 –  Ongoing Second Saturdays – 10:00am-12:30pm

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