Austin Sandtray Assocation is approved by the Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. APT Provider #15-405. ASTA maintains responsibility for the program.

Join Us At Our Next Monthly Meeting/CEU Training:

February 16, 2018 11:30-1:00pm

Copyright of Austin SandTray Association 2013

Upcoming ASTA meetings: 

  • February 16,2018 - “Creating & Using Wooden Mandalas in Sandtray Therapy and Play Therapy”
    ​presented by: Kathy Morgan, LPC

  • January 19, 2018 - “Resistant Client or Part of the Process? The Interesting Journey of Sandtray & Play Therapy” presented by: Karen R Burke, MA, LPC-S, RPT-S​​

2017 Sandtray Conference: 

​It was great!

Austin SandTray Association (ASTA) Meeting

Friday, February 16, 2018 

Austin Public Library
Twin Oaks Branch
1800 S. 5th Street
Austin, TX 78704 

11:30am - 12:00pm ~ Membership Meeting

12:00pm - 1:00pm  ~ CEU (1 hr)

“Creating & Using Wooden Mandalas in Sandtray Therapy and Play Therapy”

Presented by: Kathy Morgan, LPC

Learning Objectives:

Participants will:

  • Learn how to craft their own wooden mandala.
  • Create a smooth mandala from a precut oak tree slice.
  • Learn how to “raise the grain” of their hand-crafted wooden mandala.
  • Learn the history of mandalas and how they can bring a new twist to therapy.
  • Learn how essential oils can enhance the power of the wooden mandala. 

  • CEUs are available to non-members for $10, or attend for free if you are not seeking CEUs.
  • All ASTA meetings are held on the third Friday of every month.

Would you like to present at our ASTA meeting? Please send all Presentation Proposal Forms and any topic suggestions to Raquel Sadler at Please remember to include the words "Play Therapy" in your presentation title in order to meet APT requirements.

Raquel Sadler

Special Education Committee Chair