The goal of the ISST Developing Group Committee (DG Committee) is to advance Sandplay Therapy and create cohesiveness and community in countries developing sandplay practice to the standard of ISST. To accomplish this vision, the DG Committee will:
Sandplay Therapy is in the tradition of C.G. Jung and Dora Kalff, and in accordance with the standards of the International Society of Sandplay Therapy (ISST).
ISST Liaison is an ISST Teaching Member who serves as a link between ISST and Candidates in Developing Countries either directly or through the Developing Group Coordinator.
ISST Liaison Committee The Developing Group Committee may propose more than one liaison per developing country in which case they would operate as a Liaison Committee
Local Developing Group Committee is a Group of trainees or Independent Route Candidates who organize local Developing Group who are and are assigned as a link between the ISST liaison and the developing group members.
Developing Country is a country that has no or fewer than five certified members and, therefore, does not have an ISST Society.
Developing Group is a group of professionals within a Developing Country who are interested in working towards ISST certification in Sandplay Therapy and have a formal relationship to ISST through an ISST liaison.
ISST Developing Group Committee is a standing committee of ISST, established to advance Sandplay Therapy and create cohesiveness and community in developing countries. It operates in collaboration with the ISST Board.
Trainee is a *therapist involved in sandplay training, but has not, as yet, been formally recognized by ISST as an Independent Route Candidate. (IRC).
Independent Route Candidate is a *therapist who has been recognized by ISST as a Independent Route Candidate in training for Certified ISST membership.
ISST Liaison Program
The goal of the ISST Liaison Program is to advance Sandplay Therapy and create cohesiveness and community in developing countries.
The ISST Liaison:
Application for Developing Group status is through the Developing group Committee. Initial enquires should be directed to the ISST Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org