Exploring the 6-Part-Story Method as Performative Reflection

Reflections on Embodied Storytelling
  • Elinor Vettraino


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.


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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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