Saturday, January 26, 2013

The Tsunami's Wake: Healing Trauma through Drama Therapy


When people tell their stories, there is a kind of deconstruction of the trauma. Even though, yes, there are still a lot of problems... they lost their homes, their children, their husbands... They begin to take these problems apart, systematically, in their minds... and deep still, when people share their stories with others in their community and those people cry when they are listening the people all get social support from the group, that also brings about healing.