Thomas, Amy E (2000) An adolescent in individual drama therapy : exploring meaning, power, and creativity through co-construction and narrative therapy influences. Other thesis, Concordia University.
This paper is a documentation of an adolescent's journey in individual Drama Therapy. Narrative therapy and the theories of co-construction have inspired this work clinically and theoretically. The process is documented in a unique way, culminating in a document, a "script", which was co-constructed through our Drama Therapy sessions. The creation of the script contained and supported the clinical therapeutic goals, while empowering and supplying a vehicle for the adolescent to contribute her voice in a process that, traditionally, is dominated by the voice of the researcher. It is my belief that the creation of meaning in a therapeutic process is, in part, through the discourse and interactions between the therapist and the client. It is therefore my intention to attempt to honor this discourse. I hope therefore, that in this paper the voice and spirit of the young woman with whom I have worked is evident. This paper marks the beginning of my research into Drama Therapy and Narrative Therapy.
|Divisions:||Concordia University > Faculty of Fine Arts > Art Education|
Concordia University > Faculty of Fine Arts > Creative Arts Therapies
|Item Type:||Thesis (Other)|
|Authors:||Thomas, Amy E|
|Series Name:||Research Paper|
|Pagination:||iv, 51,  leaves ; 29 cm.|
|Degree Name:||Research papers (M.A.)|
|Program:||Art Education and Creative Arts Therapies|
|Thesis Supervisor(s):||Snow, Stephen|
|Deposited By:||Concordia University Libraries|
|Deposited On:||27 Aug 2009 17:17|
|Last Modified:||08 Dec 2010 15:19|
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