What is Sandplay Therapy (Quotes)

Dora M. Kalff (developed sandplay therapy in Switzerland in the 1950s )
Lauren Cunningham (founding member of Sandplay Therapists of America)

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Separation from birth mother

You may have heard about the first separation in our life: it is the separation from our mother when we are born, from the womb to this world. That is a big change for a baby and the baby needs to adjust in many ways. I think this is a well accepted truth in our society. Have you ever heard someone say that an adopted child doesn’t know about its birth mother because it was separated from her only a few hours after birth? This view is challenged by the psychologist Nancy Verrier, author of “The Primal Wound: Understanding the Adopted Child”. She says a baby knows if the person who is...

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