So., 21. Nov. | Art Therapy & Gestalt

Poetry Art Therapy CAT© a Gestalt Approach

Poetry Art Therapy CAT© a Gestalt Approach

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21. Nov., 09:30 – 16:00 GMT+10
Art Therapy & Gestalt, Ashgrove QLD, Australia

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Poetry Art Therapy CAT© a Gestalt Approach

Poetry and narratives are shown to be valuable tools for presenting people’s lived experiences of complex existential principles and processes. As existentially oriented therapies evolve, new methods of inquiry have been developed that demonstrate how existential themes emerge within the context of people’s lives.

During this workshop you will:

  • How narrative reflections can contextualize, explore, or expand client's poems.
  • Poetry may be thought of as the emotional microchip, in that it may serve as a compact repository for emotionally charged experiences. (Rich Furman)
  • Explore how Poetry is not based upon linear cause and effect logic; a poem does not need to “make sense.” In this manner, the poem may be a particularly valuable means of exploring emotions (Mazza, 1999).
  • Investigate how the poem allows for interplay between the external and internal worlds of the person that are often complex, contradictory, and even dialectical (Harrower, 1972). 
  • Discover the depth exploration of the meaning of clients’ feelings and experiences that they are helped to make sense of their feelings as they relate to their needs, dreams and values through Poetry. 
  • Know more about different kinds of poems: focus on the specific existential theme of free poems.
  • Working with integrations of client's projections.

Day: 1121st November 2021

Time: 9:30 am to 4:00 pm


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