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by Sherry Renmu Shepherd, PhD

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Empty stomachs hurt. They break concentration and make the future seem impossible. Giving food is essential to creating health.

The Sandplay Therapists of Hawaii (STH) was founded by teaching members of the Sandplay Therapists of America (STA) and the International Society for Sandplay Therapy (ISST) (Founder: Dora Kalff). 
STH is an organization primarily for mental health professionals in the Hawaiian Islands with the purpose of providing a professional forum for the growth and development of Kalffian Sandplay Therapy.....



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All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination."  Carl Jung


“If you teach a man to fish...” Education gives everyone the tools they need to succeed through their lives.

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Sandplay Therapy and the Sandplay Therapists of Hawai`i


To do great work, you need tools. While blood, sweat and tears have built empires, classrooms still need paper and pencils.

About STH

Maintaining healthy, happy environments is an important, and often neglected part of aid work. We work with local community organizers closely.