About Training in South Africa


A bit about our beautiful South Africa

Stunning, sunny, friendly South Africa has consistently been listed as one of the top places in the world to visit.  South Africa’s rich cultural history and diversity, along with its’ awe-inspiring natural beauty and friendly rainbow nation, make for
fascinating exploring.

The exchange rate to US Dollars, British Pounds and Euro’s makes this a favourite destination for visitors from overseas.

Training standards in South Africa are of the highest quality, and the country boasts some of the best training professionals in the world.  More and more organisations are realising the advantages of running education programmes in South Africa.

From pristine beaches and Table Mountain to Big 5 Safari’s in the unspoilt wilderness, from rich, luscious Cape Winelands to the mystical Drakensberg, from serene, peaceful villages to exciting nightlife in big, world class cities… South Africa has a myriad of gems to offer. We look forward to welcoming you to our South Africa,

Please see the following links for more information about travel in South Africa:

TravelStart for information about flights, accommodation and
car hire

TripAdvisor for some of the best hotels, guest houses and bed
and breakfast destinations in South Africa

Thompsons Travel for booking your travel through a reputable travel

Guide to South Africa for some general information
about travel in South Africa

Getaway Magazine for some interesting articles about South Africa

About SASTAS Training and Events


Training Courses are accredited by the International Association for Sandplay Therapy (AST) and certain courses grant CPD hours from the University of Pretoria.

All Certified Sandplay Therapy Training organised by SASTAS, are administered by Dr Celia van Wyk*, founder of SASTAS. These
training courses are presented by various specialists in the field, such as Barbara Turner** (PhD), Eunice Stagg (M.A.), Celia van Wyk (PhD) and others, who regularly visit South Africa to present training.

Please see our list of events on our Training Page.

The Sandplay courses in South Africa are intended for licensed psychologists, social workers, counsellors, occupational therapists, art therapists, play therapists, mental health clinicians and graduate and postgraduate students of psychology or mental health. Some training courses may also be applicable to other professions - please check the requirements for each course.

Training and Events

View our Calendar and Detailed Information regarding Training, Events, Webinars, Supervision and Personal Process

Literature and Accessories

Acclaimed Literature for all levels of Sandplay, as well as high-quality accessories for the Sandplay room

About Sandplay Therapy

How Sandplay Therapy works wonders with Children, Teenagers and Adults

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Information about the South African Sandplay Therapy Association

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