Everybody dreams. Laboratory dream research has established the fact that everyone has about five dream periods per night. During the dream, the eyes move very rapidly behind the closed eyelids (rapid eye movement).
Sandplay is a nonverbal, nonrational form of therapy that reaches a profound preverbal level of the psyche. Clients create a concrete manifestation of his or her inner and outer world in a tray of specific size by using sand, water, and miniature figures (Weinrib, 1983). It is a powerful intervention for people who have suffered early relational trauma, or other forms of severe trauma, and who are having trouble expressing their inner feelings in words.