The article is entitled “In the Service of Science: Veteran-Led Research in the Investigation of a Theatre-Based Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Treatment”, and it is authored by Dr. Alisha Ali, Stephan Wolfert, and Dr. Bruce Homer. The publication can be accessed here.
Read up on the latest updates from Stephan and Dawn, as of the beginning of Spring. In addition to the information in the PDF of the newsletter linked to above, Stephan and Dawn also updated on their experiences in VanLife: VanLife/DE-CRUIT mobile It’s been a cold winter in New England; but we’ve been lucky! The van (and cabin heater) have …
See the latest DE-CRUIT newsletter, detailing current DE-CRUIT weekly classes and a grant for the new production SHE-WOLF, starring our own Dawn Stern.
See activities of Stephan and Dawn through the early part of 2019.
The therapeutic mechanics of DE-CRUIT and experimental evaluation of DE-CRUIT are unpacked in Psychotherapy Networker’s new interview with Stephan Wolfert, DE-CRUIT’s founder. Point of View – Theater as Therapy: Can Shakespeare Heal the Trauma of War?
A simple “we’re thinking of you” today and this week as we roll into the new year. And I’ll be sharing lots of exciting news right around New Year’s Day, not the least of which is, I will be bringing back my Monday Night classes in NYC! Details anon. In the meantime, Dawn and I send you our love!
Stephan is performing for the Shakespeare Theater Association’s annual conference, this year hosted by Prague Shakespeare: Event page for Cry Havoc! at Prague Shakespeare
Since completing four more DE-CRUIT courses, we’ve published yet another journal article on our scientific data, performed Cry Havoc! at a major mental health conference in D.C., a military academy and my home state. Plus we an unexpected Van repair… and much more! See about all these in the new newsletter here.
Publication is entitled, “Intersecting modes of aesthetic distance and mimetic induction in therapeutic process: Examining a drama-based treatment for military-related traumatic stress.” Abstract of the paper: “Can Shakespeare be a treatment for posttraumatic stress in military veterans? This is the question that our research team has been examining through the empirical investigation of the DE-CRUIT program. DE-CRUIT uses Shakespeare’s verse …
Stephan and Dawn look back on their 4,000 miles of driving conducting DE-CRUIT courses in 4 different cities, and holding DE-CRUIT workshops in Alaska and so many other activities. See below this newsletter, and also the page cataloging all DE-CRUIT newsletters to-date (available under the “Articles/Clips” page). DE-CRUIT Newsletter (October 2018 #2) DE-CRUIT Newsletters Archive