chapter  18
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Midwives of consciousness: supervising sandplay and expressive art therapists


Birthing is not an easy process. An attentive, wise, patient, and responsive midwife is an important asset when a woman is struggling to give birth. Psychotherapists are the midwives of consciousness. Their presence facilitates the birth and development of the psyche and stimulates the healing of inner traumas and emotional pain. Just like midwives, therapists need training and education to unravel the confounding and intricate issues that arise during the therapeutic process.