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Dr. Karla Hankes


Karla Hankes completed her doctorate degree in Transformative Studies at the California Institute of Integral Studies where her research focused on synchronicity and the alchemical process of grief in Jungian Sandplay Therapy. She is a certified thanatologist with the Association for Death Education and Counseling, a certified Jungian Sandplay Practitioner and Grief Specialist. For her master’s thesis in clinical counseling, she proposed the use of circular sand trays using rational from Jung’s work with mandalas and has been working mandalas therapeutically since 1991. She earned an advanced diploma in Trauma, Abuse and Deprivation and as a clinician, she has incorporated expressive therapies, mandala and MARI work with numerous populations including severely mentally ill adults, juvenile offenders, and grieving children, teens, and adults. Dr. Hankes has been facilitating MARI® since 2012 and became a MARI instructor in 2015. She has received advanced training from Shelley Takei, owner of the MARI copyright. Dr. Hankes specializes in helping healing arts practitioners incorporate MARI as an ongoing process.

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