Welcome to the Sand & Sound Centre. Here you can find out about and experience the transformative power of Sandplay Therapy and Sound Therapy, as well as other creative approaches for personal discovery, healing and growth.
Discover the magical qualities of the timeless Sand and the vast array of archetypal Symbols, as you create a picture of your inner world and explore your truth in a specially designed Sandtray.
Experience the transcendent sounds of the Gongs and other healing instruments, relax deeply and easily, and re-connect to all aspects of your being.
Explore your life's challenges, relationships and your sense of self through counselling and psychotherapy.
Relax, heal and let go with massage, reflexology, aromatherapy and Reiki.
Masha Bennett, the founder of the Sand & Sound Soul Centre, is a Psychotherapist, Sandplay Therapist, Clinical Supervisor and Sound Healer based in Glossop near Manchester, UK. After her early career in zoology, botany and horticulture, she has been working with adults and young people therapeutically since 2000, in prisons, probation service, residential children’s homes, National Health Service, primary schools, charities, and in private practice. Masha is a trauma specialist and has an MSc in Therapeutic Practice for Psychological Trauma. She has delivered many training courses and workshops to health professionals and general public in the UK and internationally (Norway, Russia, Kazakhstan, Sri Lanka, Latvia, Lithuania, Israel) since 2006. Apart from Sandplay Therapy and Sound Healing, her specialist interests include Trauma & PTSD, Therapeutic Art, Metaphor and Dream Work, Emotional Freedom Techniques, and the Enneagram. In her spare time Masha paints pictures, walks her two border collies and has many cups of tea in her wild woodland garden. Masha can offer therapy in English and Russian. You can follow her Facebook page, Masha's Sand & Sound Centre, here https://facebook.com/sand.sound.soul
* UKCP (United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy) - Registered Psychotherapist & Supervisor
* NLPtCA (Neurolinguistic Psychotherapy & Counselling Association) - Accredited Psychotherapist & Supervisor
* AIST (Association for Integrative Sandplay Therapists) - Sandplay Therapist, Supervisor & Tutor
* AST (Association for Sandplay Therapy) - Member
* WASTP (World Association of Sand Therapy Professionals) - Member
* EMDR Europe - Accredited Practitioner
* EFT International - Master Trainer of Trainers
* CoSH (College of Sound Healing) - Tutor & Gong Practitioner
* Creative Counsellors - Member
Monika Burls has qualified in 2006 in holistic therapies and has over 15 years of experience in this field. She is very passionate about what she does, which is to treat client’s mind, body and soul aIl together in unity. Monika offers tailored body massages, aromatherapy, reflexology, Indian head massage, sacred womb massage and reiki (Usui and Imara) healing. Her ultimate goal is to make you feel happy, relaxed, nurtured and well cared for in a non-judgemental, emphatic and kind manner.
Rosa Campos-Fernandez is our trainee associate counsellor at The Sand & Sound Centre, and is currently in the last year of an advanced four year training in Transactional Analysis Counselling. Rosa is also a musician, she plays a clarinet with the Halle Orchestra in Manchester, and teaches at The Royal Northern College of Music. Rosa can offer counselling in English or Spanish.
A small number of slots is available for Low-Cost Counselling with Rosa at The Sand & Sound Centre, please enquire by emailing Masha firstname.lastname@example.org in the first instance.