at the same time.
It’s a good elemental combo, don’t you think? Groundedness and lightness; earth and sky?
Dramatherapist Joanna Jaaniste and art therapist Suzanne Perry offer an experiential presentation to our SaAT (Sydney area Arts Therapists) professional peer group.
Ooo – I do love a bit of experiential work and play. Getting wholistically involved in interactive, participatory learning really suits me. As opposed to say, having bucketloads of facts hurled at me while I sit stiffly, bottom-jammed and angular, attempting to ingest it all.
I prefer to be
a living part of the feedback loop,
with an opportunity
to breathe both in AND out.
I prefer to be actively making meaning;
not treated as a passive receptacle of knowledge.
Talking of learning styles and preferences, I’m aware that some art therapists are hesitant to step into body movement or anything resembling the D (drama) word; while some dramatherapists are scared of the A (art) word; busily believing they can’t draw. I get it.
If I were placed