Lockdown – the impact on contact with others and our own mental health
Stine is a writer. He has been noticed by big shot Hollywood producer Buddy and offered a three movie deal to write the screenplay turning his novels into movies. The Novels are about Stone, a private detective trying to solve cases and navigate his complex love life. I love this musical. I love the cleverness which parallels the fictional novel
At last years conference I attended a fantastic workshop called ‘Embodying the dis-embodied: dramatherapy interventions for every stage of eating disorder treatment’ led by Dr Laura Wood. In that three hour workshop, Laura introduced some of the approaches she used when working with clients at an eating disorder treatment centre. Laura asked important questions like “What happens when the identity
Dominic McHale and Kevin Short star in Zombie Zoo, a story about a man trying to interrogate a zombie who has maintained a small slice of humanity. Can the zoo keeper negotiate with the zombie? Do zombies make deals? Does this zombie remember who he was before? Does he have the key to stop the zombie invasion? Zombie’s are a recurring horror within
Collapsible is a brilliant one woman play by Margaret Perry produced by High Tide and Ellie Keel. Esther has just lost her job and recently broken up with her girlfriend. “I feel like a chair… like one of those folding chairs, you know?… Those collapsible chairs. Solid one minute and then.” Collapsible by Margaret Perry She asks her friends and
Sometimes Dramatherapy thinks about our different “parts of self” and uses this to explore inner conflict.
One psychotherapy model which does this in a very accepting way is Internal Family Systems by Richard Schwartz which puts its emphasis on Self Leadership for inner healing. Read more to find out the basics of how the IFS model works.
A one woman show about mental health, bulimia and a destructive never ending quest for the perfect body. Can her friends, family and therapist persuade Joanne to stop listening to the Louis voice which tells her to binge and purge.
The part of me that wanted to die. The part of me that survived. The part of me that lives. If you have survived suicide you have all of those parts inside you. Dramatherapy can help to explore the many conflicting thoughts and feelings that surround a suicide attempt
Adam has some personal revelations and decides to make some changes after joining the dramatherapy group in this weeks cold feet, but how accurate was the portrayal of dramatherapy?