Articles by Jon

A flavour of therapeutic arts group work

A Gestalt approach to working with children: Oaklander method NB the following is a composite account, based on several years of delivering an Easter intensive, arts–based workshop in London, UK. All names used are fictional. “Can you cut the clay into lumps, Khalid-...

Helping children to sleep: part 2

This month’s entry continues exploring some ways of helping children drop off to sleep, with assistance from natural sensory aids and soothing dialogue. Sight  All lights should be off. If a child is afraid of the dark, however, a low-powered night-light can be used....

Lifemusic – putting the hum back into human

This article was written ahead of a Lifemusic taster workshop I gave for the Psychotherapists and Counsellors for Social Responsibility (PCSR) in November 2015. "Music turns life into soul. It unfolds from and expresses the mystery of time." Rod Paton What is...

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