by #2 Summer 2014
(Mercer University )
2014 : House, Tree, Person in the Sand Tray for Sand Tray Therapy Class
For the house, tree, person sand tray for my sand tray therapy class I used the top of a yellow taxi car for the sun, the trees of course represent the trees within the yard. I did not have a house so I used a globe of the world, because I believe that our home should be the world that we create sort of “being in our own little world” at the bottom is greenery which represents grass, the clear and blue stones represent the water.
The first part of this assignment asked that we draw a house, tree, sun, and water. This was difficult for me because I do not have a lot of artistic ability. I have drawn the same house since I was a little girl. My sand tray for sand tray therapy is neat, simple, somewhat, and peaceful which is very similar to my actual home. Looking at this tray after the fact makes me think that it could be interpreted in two ways either very peaceful or very empty. I supposed I could have added more miniatures to bring the tray alive.
It would be interesting to create this tray again in a few months and see if the same concepts or miniatures would appear.
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