About Yehudit

Yehudit is committed to the arts as a method for inquiry, creative expression, therapy, and social change.

 

Publications

 

Silverman, Y. (2020). The Story Within- myth and fairy tale in therapy. London, UK: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Silverman, Y. (2018) Choosing to Enter the Darkness  – A researcher’s reflection on working with suicide survivors. Qualitative Research in Psychology, April 2018

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14780887.2018.1442766 

Silverman, Y. (2017). Drama therapy -theoretical approaches. In Brooke, S. Creative arts therapies modalities a guide to the history, theoretical approaches, assessment, and work with special populations of art, play, dance, music, drama, and poetry therapies (updated chapter) New York: Charles C Thomas

Silverman, Y., Smith, F., Burns, M. (2013). Coming Together in Pain and Joy: A Multicultural and Arts-Based Suicide Awareness Project. The Arts in Psychotherapy. Vol 40 pp. 216 – 223

Silverman, Y. (2013).   We need to talk more not less about suicide, Opinion piece, Montreal Gazette, May 7, 2013

Silverman, Y. (2006). Drama therapy with adolescent survivors of sexual abuse: the use of myth, metaphor and fairy tale. In Brooke, S. The use of the creative therapies with sexual abuse survivors. New York: Charles C Thomas

Silverman, Y. (2005). Drama therapy -theoretical approaches. In Brooke, S. Creative arts therapies modalities a guide to the history, theoretical approaches, assessment, and work with special populations of art, play, dance, music, drama, and poetry therapies New York: Charles C Thomas

Silverman, Y. (2004). The story within – myth and fairy tale in therapy. The Arts in Psychotherapy. Vol 31/3 pp. 127-135

Awards

2009 NADTA Research award

Award of Excellence in Filmmaking – Canada International Film Festival

Best Documentary, North America, under 60 minutes – Heart of England International Film Festival

Curriculum Innovation Award – Concordia University