The technique of drawing what “gave” you the sensation of a bad dream, or the so called nightmare and then in a second moment , ask questions to it, like who are you, what do you need? what did you appear for? is incredibly  therapeutical…kids  use their imagination and flow  answering, facing their fears and transforming them into something  they can manage, they usually give the image a NAME and then the fear of it  tends to vanish.

A técnica de DESENHAR O QUE ASSUSTA QUANDO SE TEM UM PESADELO, E , NUM SEGUNDO MOMENTO DIALOGAR COM O OBJETO QUE PROVOCOU O MÊDO, é extremamaente eficaz com crianças e adolescentes.

Desenhando você manipula, transforma o que assusta em algo mais próximo e também mais seguro. Ele se transforma no “teu monstro” ….e conversar com ele, fazendo perguntas simples do tipo : o que é você? o que quer comigo? porquê? do que precisa?

também permite que o jovem entenda mais sobre suas imagens…PORQUE AL FINAL…QUEM é QUE SONHOU??? 🙂

he was called “Devil in Red”

foi chamado de “Diabo vermelho”

About frederica cassis

My name is Frederica Dillen CASSIS, born of a Belgium mother and an Egyptian father, on the 3rd of January 1966 in Brussels, Belgium. I´ve travelled a lot, lived in many countries. Brazil is my seventh country and i live in Sao Paulo for 19 years now. Graduated in Clinical Psychology in 1991, I specialized in Junguian Psychology and in Hemophilia since then. LATEST PROJECTS: 1) Launching IN-HEMOACTION flash cards, where I added new topics like Inhibitors and their different treatments, physiotherapy and a some playful activities like video games! 2) HERO (Hemophilia Experiences Results and Opportunities) sponsored by Novo Nordisk since 2009, exploring through qualitative and quantitative analysis the psychosocial issues involving People with hemophilia, their carers and the health professionals in the treatment process. check this project in my blog www.blood4.wordpress.com Now, HERO is in Brazil! soon the results will be available. 2) P-TET (Pediatric Thrombosis Educational Tool) flash cards in evolution stage, for kids on anti-coagulant treatment...inspired on IN-HEMOACTION flashcards success. 3) I am a co-author along with psychologist Irene Fuchs and Edward Kuebler of a booklet called "Communication, love and sexuality for people with hemophilia, carriers and family" 4) an on going process of a systematic review for the Cochrane Collaboration about "psychological interventions for people with hemophilia and their families" On a more personal level i have 3 three great not anymore children :) Danaê 24, Rubi 18 and Iggy 15) and i love to jogg, dance and read. To walk and look for shells on a beach too and I discover that i love deserts...:)

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