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Berne University

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JUDY ROLLINS (rollinsj.edu)
Mon, 15 Apr 1996 20:06:44 -0400 (EDT)


Teresa-Thanks for the contact information for Berne. I plan to fax them
tonight. Less expensive than Union and nearly a month in the West
Indies? Doesn't sound like a difficult decision to me.

Also, regarding your comments on the power and potential of art therapy.
I've had similar experiences working with children as an
artist-in-residence in pediatric health care settings. Although I have
had some coursework in art therapy, I am not an art therapist and avoid
trying to interpret children's art work and go mostly on what they say
about it. However, from time to time I see powerful images such as the
one you described and, as you did, report my concerns to someone who can
explore things further or make a referral. A child's drawing, painting,
or other art piece has frequently been where they have "leaked" their
story, fears, etc., and provided a starting point for help.

Sounds like your car has suffered some of the same fate as those of us
who live in urban areas. I had a smashed windshield last year. The final
insult was when the DC police gave me a ticket for not having a current
inspection sticker the day after having the glass replaced.

Thanks again for the information, Judy