Location Living Arts Counseling Center 1265 65th Street Emeryville, CA
-only 8 spots available!-
14 weekly 3-hour group sessions, plus performance
*Payable in full or monthly; reduced rate available; additional fees apply to help cover Stage Werx rentals costs
Participants will perform their final pieces for an audience of their choosing on December 9 & 10 at Stage Werx Theater in San Francisco!
Join facilitators Armand Volkas, MFT, RDT/BCT and Maude Davis, Ph.D(c), for Acts of Witness
A 14-week journey of self discovery!
Our group will use Autobiographical Theatre Performance--monologue s and characters; improvising and writing scenes--to explore dream worlds and give shape to lived experiences. In a safe, supportive environment, you will embark upon your own Hero's Journey to uncover self-defeating "life scripts," identify therapeutic goals, reclaim lost aspects of your "self," and write ne w narratives to guide your path and reclaim autonomy.
You will have the opportunity to work individually with trained Acts of Witness directors and therapists as you use theatre to recreate your life as a living, breathing work of art.
Volkas is an Associate Professor at the California Institute of Integral Studies, as well as an Adjunct Professor at John F. Kennedy University. He has developed innovative programs using drama and expressive arts therapies for social change, intercultural conflict transformation and peacebuidling.
Maude Davis, Ph. D.(c) Davis completed conservatory theater training in London and spent years as a performer, director, and teacher in New York City. She holds a Master's in Psychology and the Performing Arts from SUNY/ Empire State College. She is a doctoral candidate in Expressive Arts Therapy at the European Graduate School and studies at the CG Jung Institute. Davis is currently a trainee at the Living Arts Counseling Center.
Healing the Wounds of History presents an 11-week experiential training. Participants will support a conflict transformation and peace-building process. Facilitated by Armand Volkas, MFT, RDT/BCT, and Nermin Soyalp, MAOP, Ph.D.c.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Principles of Drama Therapy: Healing Through Action
Learn to facilitate drama therapy processes and enliven your practice by crafting effective, creative interventions through active methods. Conducted by Armand Volkas, with other prominent guest trainers.
The Living Arts Counseling Center, Living Arts Playback Theater & Healing the Wounds of History are sister organizations under the umbrella of Center for the Living Arts, 501(c)3 not-for-profit. All three use drama and the creative arts as tools for personal growth and social change. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Living Arts Counseling Center | 1265 65th St. | (between Hollis & San Pablo) | Emeryville | CA | 94608
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