The View From Our Place

Located in the coastal Maine town of Perry (Picture by Marion Williams).

By The Sea Seminars provides experientially-based workshops in the beautiful coastal Downeast Maine area and provides training in the Moving Stories Play Therapy Method (APT Provider #04-144).   By The Sea Seminars also hosts the Moving Stories e-Library.

Moving Stories - Therapeutic Stories Workshops



Telling Therapeutic Moving Stories in the Sandtray (Download Article)

Roundtable Workshops

In collaboration with the Maine Play Therapy Association, the Roundtable provides mental health practitioners with an opportunity to present and learn from colleagues throughout the year.  4-6 CEU’s are earned per session with many hours throughout the year counting for registration as a Play Therapist.  Contact Sue Carroll Duffy, Psy.D.  to register as a participant/presenter or as a visitor.


Upcoming Moving Stories Workshops

October 17, 2014

Finding Diamonds: Integrating Story, Sandtray and Play with Children

Presenter: Susanne Carroll Duffy, Psy.D. , RPT-S
Sponsor: MEMHCA Conference
Location: Portland, Maine

November 5, 2014

Creative Therapy for Children: The Moving Stories Play Therapy Method

Presenter: Susanne Carroll Duffy, Psy.D., RPT-S
Sponsor: National American Indian and Alaska Native: Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network
Location: Webinar


Moving Stories - Therapeutic Stories Workshopse-Library

New therapeutic story for the sandtray in the e-Library

This is a story of the growth of a butterfly from the larvae stage through the struggle of emerging from the cocoon and finally taking flight.  It is a very good story for transitions and the closure of therapy.


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