AN EXPLORATION OF THE EXPERIMENT USING THE CREATIVE ARTS.
Date: 30 & 31 May 2015
Times: 10am to 5pm on both days
Fee: £230 self-funded* / £271 sponsored
*20% discount to self-funding GC Members
This 2-day workshop is for participants who would like to experience and further explore the use of the body and the creative arts within the context of the Gestalt experiment.
The workshop will focus on working with the emerging images and metaphors by giving them physical expression in forms such as movement, painting or enactment.
The workshop aims to explore ideas and techniques that can readily transfer to clinical practice as well as support the therapist’s own growth, creativity and awareness.
Aims of Course
On completion of the course, participants will to be able to:
Incorporate the arts within the Gestalt experiment
Explore the use of image and metaphor as a source of information
Use the arts to enhance self awareness and learning
Explore the non-verbal behaviour through the use of body awareness and movement
Use art materials, objects and play as a form of connection to the non-verbal level
Learn to use the arts for expression and communication
Engage with the creative process as a way to connect to self and others
This workshop is open to all. No prior knowledge of gestalt or the creative arts is required.
Tsafi Lederman MA Gestalt, UKCP Integrative Arts Psychotherapy and Body-Psychotherapy
Tsafi Lederman is a UKCP registered psychotherapist who specialises in Integrative Art Psychotherapy, Gestalt and Body-Psychotherapy. She has a private psychotherapy and supervision practice in London.
She has been running workshops and teaching psychotherapy and bodywork for twenty years. She is a lecturer and tutor on the MA course in Integrative Arts in Psychotherapy and the co-director of the creativity and imagination course at the Institute for Arts in Therapy and Education.
Originally, Tsafi graduated from arts school and worked as an art teacher. She studied expressive movement and Butto dance theatre in Japan and was also part of an art performance theatre group in Israel.