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Four Seminars with Estelle Weinrib

Seminar Highlights

Minnesota Sandplay Therapy Group (MSTG) is sponsoring four sessions to view, discuss, and interact with the "second book" which Estelle Weinrib, a founding member of STA, intended to write. She left much of the material she planned to include in the form of videotaped material, now available on DVD's. Participants need not have viewed the DVDs in advance. They will be shown at the seminar and will be available for purchase during the seminar. Estelle's book Images of the Self will be referenced during the seminars and is available online.


BARBARA WELLER, MSW, LICSW, CST-T is a clinical social worker in private practice who has worked with children, and now works with individuals, families and couples in Duluth, Minnesota. She has used Sandplay since 1980 and is a teaching member os ISST and a founding member of STA and MSTG. 

JOSEPH MEYER, MASW, LCSW, is a clinical social worker in private practice. He is a Teaching member of the International Society of Sandplay  Therapists and the Sandplay Therapists of America (ISST/STA), a founding members of MSTG and has been using Sandplay since 1984. 

Seminar Objectives

The seminar participant will be able to describe:

  1. Estelle Weinrib's decision to use Sandplay Therapy in her analytic practice
  2. Estelle's vision of training the personality of the Sandplay therapist.
  3. Estelle's definition of the term "sandplay process."
  4. The Jungian theoretical base of Sandplay as Estelle taught it.
  5. The Sandplay process of three clients, a young man, a young woman, a mid-life woman.


October 18, 2014, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM: A Conversation with Estelle Weinrib. 

November 8, 2014, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM: First lecture: What is a Sandplay process? 

January 24, 2015, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Second lecture: Case of the Dancer

February 28, 2015, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Third lecture: Case of the Artist

Location of Seminar

Solomon's Porch, 100 W. 46th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55419

Location Contact Information

(612) 756-9741

Continuing Education

Attendance at all 4 seminar sessions totals 13 hours of continuing education credit. Certificates of attendance will be available at the end of the program. This seminar provides 13 hours of seminar attendance toward the hours required for STA/ISST certification in sandplay.  

For More Information

If you have additional questions, contact

  1. Barbara Weller: (218) 525-2059
  2. Joe Meyer: (612) 209-7525


Participants may register online by choosing one of the options below, online or paper. If using the paper registration, please mail in the registration form and payment to: Ethel Griggs, 53 Birchwood Road, Mahtomedi, MN 55115. Make checks payable to "Minnesota Sandplay Therapy Group" (MSTG). 

  • Online Registration: CLICK HERE to registrer via online
  • Paper Registration: CLICK HERE to download a paper registration 
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