Women’s Rites by Georgina Jahner
BodySpeaks by Comer Rudd-Gates
These 2 films, each about 30 minutes in length, are gemstones of information for those valuing the expressive arts as avenues of treatment for persons seeking healing in mental health settings. The art imagery and dance/movements of these women in treatment are rich and beautiful, accompanied by the words of their creators and their therapists, sensitively describing the healing experienced through these interventions. Together these films present a foundation for understanding how the expressive arts promote hope, healing, and therapeutic change for persons recovering from traumatic events such as abuse, war, addiction, loss and those seeking relief from their eating disorders of anorexia, bulimia, compulsive eating, and distorted body image. Please consider viewing these films to the very last frame for you will leave with one final uplifting image of therapeutic processes offering hope and healing in group and individual treatment.
Total Running Time: 1 hour, 6 minutes, 37 seconds