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​​​Mills Elementary School

Room TBD
(You MUST bring your ID)
6201 Davis Lane | Austin, TX 78749

8:30AM-9:00AM Business Meeting
9:00PM - 12:00PM  Training (3 CEU)

Raquel Sadler earned her Master of Arts in Counseling from Colorado Christian University, a CACREP-Accredited program. She provides counseling services to individual adults and children in Dripping Springs and Buda.     ​​​​​​Michelle Beyer received her Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Texas State University. She provides counseling services to children, adolescents, and parents at Austin Family Counseling. 

Both Michelle and Raquel have been trained in sandtray therapy and utilize it with their clients. 


  1. Explain the process of working with parents using sandtray play therapy
  2. Describe attunement and integration through a play therapy framework, and identify how they affect parenting style
  3. Assess and process parenting styles using sandtray play therapy
  4. Create a coherent narrative of parents’ personal history and how that affects their child

  • CEUs are available to non-members for $30, or attend for free if you are not seeking CEUs. 
  • All ASTA meetings are held on the third Friday of the month on a quarterly basis.

Next Austin SandTray Association (ASTA) Meeting

Through a Child's Lens: Parenting with Sandtray Play Therapy

Presented by: Michelle Beyer, LPC, and Raquel Sadler, LPC, NCC

Friday, April 17, 2020

Upcoming Meetings 

April 17th  ​|  July 17th  |  October 16th