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Exploring the 6-Part-Story Method as Performative Reflection

Reflections on Embodied Storytelling
  • Elinor Vettraino

Abstract

When I think about the purpose of this chapter, what I am brought back to is the human need to share stories in order to make sense of the world. In this chapter, I will discuss the place and purpose of story and narrative at the heart of reflective practice, focusing specifically on the use of the 6-Part-Story-Method (or 6PSM) – a dramatherapeutic approach to storytelling, and the focus for my doctoral research, from which the work in this chapter has been drawn.

Keywords

Reflective Practice Picture Card Story Creator Fictive Reality Transition Chance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elinor Vettraino
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  1. 1.Bishop Grosseteste UniversityUK
  2. 2.Director of Active ImaginingUK

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