'...for just a little while today I forgot I was in prison...': Expression on the inside; finding a place of freedom in a young offenders institution

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Abstract

Inspired by the quote above, spoken by a inmate in one of the sessions, this case study explores how dramatherapy can create a place of freedom for self-expression in an environment of danger, restriction and control.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationForensic Arts Therapies
Subtitle of host publicationAnthology of practice and research
EditorsKate Rothwell
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherFree Association Press
Chapter17
Pages307-319
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)13:978-1-8534321-9-4
Publication statusPublished - 30 Apr 2016

Keywords

  • Dramatherapy
  • young offenders
  • play
  • freedom
  • therapy
  • drama
  • voices

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    Shepherd, L. (2016). '...for just a little while today I forgot I was in prison...': Expression on the inside; finding a place of freedom in a young offenders institution. In K. Rothwell (Ed.), Forensic Arts Therapies: Anthology of practice and research (pp. 307-319). Free Association Press.