Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Masks As Eating Disorder Art Therapy

May 16, 2014 by  
Filed under Body Image, Featured

Graciously re-posted courtesy of http://allisonjupiter.com/masks-eating-disorder-art-therapy/ Recently in my Eating Disorder Recovery Group Therapy, I asked the members to design masks.  I devised this activity from D.W. Winnicott’s ideal of the “False Self.”  Winnicott believed when one grows up in an environment where the child’s needs are not recognized, the child develops a false self to protect one’s real identity […]

Celebrate Inner Beauty Through Arts

              It happens once a year… This year in New York City … for the first time, featuring live spoken word poetry by the brilliant Caroline Rothstein… Men and women alike come together to “celebrate inner beauty through the arts” … RESERVE YOUR TICKET HERE! Sponsored by Veritas Collaborative, “INSIDE […]

The Power of Art and Healing

March 3, 2012 by  
Filed under Expressive Arts, Recovery

Hello, We Are The Real Deal readers! My name is Caroline Rothstein and I am honored to be a contributor on this site. I’m a New York City-based writer and performer of spoken word poetry, theater, creative nonfiction, and journalism. As a longtime eating disorder recovery advocate, I host an ongoing video series on YouTube […]

Wherever you are now … call it perfection.

    With gratitude to my mentor, Debra Mundt, for introducing me to this quote in 2007 while sharing her wisdom and certifying me to be a yoga instructor. Namaste! Robyn

Create a Poetry Jam to Raise Body Acceptance!

Need to improve body image in your school or community? Consider hosting a poetry “jam” — or concert — to help raise awareness encourage others to embrace health at every size. This is a great way to bring together communities through the arts.  In the following example, individuals in recovery from eating disorders were encouraged […]

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