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Kwantlen Speaker Series: Acting like yourself
November 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kwantlen Speaker Series – Acting like yourself: How the dramatic arts can inform pedagogy aimed at fostering therapeutic presence
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A talk by Dr. Sarah Hickinbottom-Brawn, RCC Department of Educational Studies, Kwantlen Polytechnic University. This presentation will share theoretical work produced during a KPU educational leave exploring how the dramatic arts can inform understandings regarding the meaning of therapeutic presence and its cultivation in counselling and psychotherapy students. The concept of therapeutic presence will be examined against an historical overview of ideas about presence in acting from Diderot to Stanislavski through to contemporary thought in American and British theatre.
Website (To Register): https://www.kpu.ca/arts/speakerseries
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