Bringing a creative approach to the interweave intervention can support a reintroduction of processing streams to one another, facilitating a return to healing momentum. Essentially, all interweaves are acts of compassion. They indicate the therapist has noticed the stuckness and can step in without taking over. Expressive interweaves intensify that compassion by allowing clients to make use of their creative potential, highlighting how they possess wisdom deep within. Learn more in this article from the Spring 2022 issue of Go With That magazine by Marshall Lyles LPC-S, LMFT-S, RPT-S, Z EMDRIA Approved Consultant and Ann Beckley-Forest LCSW, RPT-S, EMDRIA Approved Consultant and Trainer.
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Lyles, M. & Beckley-Forest, A. (2022, June 1). Expressive Interweaves. Go With That magazine, 27 (2), 16-22.
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EMDR Therapy, Integrative Therapies, and Expressive Arts (Spring 2022), Go With That magazine
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