Dance and Other Expressive Art Therapies: When Words Are Not by Fran J. Levy

By Fran J. Levy

First released in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa corporation.

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I did know that in the past Rachel had always had positive responses to honesty in our communications. I hoped that my genuine exasperation would shock her out of the past and bring her back to the presenr. That night when I checked the answering machine, a message from Rachel said, "I explained to Nameless that all you did was dose the door, just like you aJways did. Nameless was so sure that YOll didn't want her dose to you anymore. It was really awful! When you told me you wore Peggy Sue to the conference and peo- 27 Nameless: A Case of Multiplicity pIe liked her-you reached Nameless but she couldn't say anything.

Working with Rachel's Angers at Me As Rache! became eloser to her therapy mom and feIt safer, she became more expressive of her feelings. oped a mode! for constancy or unconditionallove. As constant as I tried to be for her, Rachel's history was her reality. " She feared that I would begin to thwart, tease, and ridicule her as Hannah had. Rache! also feared that I would "change," for no reason at all. " For years Rache! " I knew when she asked these questions that she was trying to find out if she was safe with me.

Where were these characteristics in her body? Rachel told me that the only time she feit connected to her body was when she rode her bicycle. Biking, like other vigorous activities, can stimulate increased bodily sensation and enhance the perception of one's own body boundaries (Schilder, 1950). Rachel described her biking experience "as a feeling of oneness" coupled with a sense of greater autonomy and freedom . This sense of autonomy was new for her, in sharp contrast to earlier feelings of being controlled by others.

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