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Drama Therapy

Format Workshop
Presenters Louise Leotta
Description This course works on using drama as a method of resolving emotional trauma. It provides direct experience of therapeutic group processes and the processes of creating, maintaining and closing a therapeutic group which provides a forum for creating and sharing artistic images of group members' experiences and the meanings that arise from this image making.
About the presenter(s) Louise began her career teaching Drama and Dance in Queensland. While completing her M.A. Creative Arts Therapies at Concordia University in Montreal, Louise worked as drama therapist on a psychiatry team at a children's hospital and in a community care centre for adults with developed disabilities.

She currently works as a Child & Family Creative Arts Therapist for government and community funded organisations specializing on individual, family and group psychotherapy. The focus of her work has centred on child and youth mental health, trauma and family separation. Louise is furthering her training in psychodrama to progress towards becoming an accredited psychodramatist. Sophia College's training in Clay, Sandplay and Emotional Literacy has enhanced her clinical practices and let Louise to facilitate groups in schools and train guidance counsellors, teachers, chaplains, and support staff in Emotional Literacy and the non-verbal languages of creative expression.
Location QLD Metro, Australia
Venue Sophia College
84 St Vincent's Rd,, Virginia, BRISBANE

Please contact the event organiser to confirm if this venue is wheelchair accessible
Start/End Date 19 Oct 2012 to 21 Oct 2012
Time 9am-5pm
Cost $580
Organiser IG - Trauma and Psychology (QLD/NSW)
Contact Name Yarno Pyne
Telephone 08 97261505
Fax 08 97261717