Armand Volkas is co-facilitating a workshop with Jennifer Stuckert Knapp at the Expressive Therapies Summit in Los Angeles on Friday, March 31st, 10 am to 5:15 pm Performance as a Therapeutic Act: Transforming Self-Defeating Life Scripts through Drama Therapy Armand Volkas, MFT, RDT/BCT Jennifer Stuckert-Knapp, RDT, LMFT Autobiographical therapeutic performance is an innovative and vibrant short-term therapy approach that supports participants in identifying and transforming dysfunctional “life scripts” through drama therapy processes. Life scripts are unconscious life plans that organize…Find out more »
Adopted people often have complex feelings, identities and family relationships that are difficult to navigate. Grief, gratitude, anger, abandonment, forgiveness, confusion, acceptance--------there are few places where the diversity of adoption experiences can be witnessed and held. Join us for a day of exploration and healing with prominent drama therapy and expressive arts facilitators. We will uncover and transform our stories into life affirming narratives through drama therapy, voice work, Playback Theatre, drawing, movement, and journaling. No previous arts experience necessary. Shy people are welcome!Find out more »
Descendants of victims, perpetrators, collaborators and bystanders, who carry a burdened legacy connected with the Holocaust and The Third Reich, embark on a 6-day journey of personal transformation and the healing of collective, historical, ancestral and trans-generational trauma.
Descendants of Holocaust survivors and Nazis---Germans, Dutch, Poles, Austrians, Italians, French, Roma, and other cultures and nationalities who carry generational trauma related to WWII, are invited to participate.Find out more »