Saturday, March 5, 2011: 12:15 PM-2:00 PM
Point Hilton at Squaw Peak
The energy of drama brings creativity, and spontaniety together to impact adolesence in dealing with eating disorders and body image issues. A music, dance and drama team, A-Tomik 12, under the creative direction of Heather Lloyd will present a high energy drama about the self doubts experienced by adolescents that is presented in schools for grades 5-10.
1. Assessing Psychiatric /Psychological Issues that impact Adolescents
- Suicide attempts
- Eating Disorders
- Drug & Alcohol Abuse
- Family Dysfunction
- Quality of Life Issues
- Body Satisfaction
- Self-Esteem Issues
- Body Defenses
- Family Issues
- Responses of Activity Expectations
3. Drama Presentation
- Body and Self Esteem Issues
- Importance of self talk
The energy of drama brings creativity, and spontaniety together to impact adolesence in dealing with eating disorders and body image issues. The use of drama with adolescents is effective in breaking down barriers. The presentation is lively with music, dancing, and narrative and documents the journey of an adolescent from self doubt to the importance and impact of self affirmations.
Mary Bellofatto, MA, LMHC, CEDS, NCC, TEP
Mary is an award- winning national and international speaker who has been leading seminars, retreats and workshops for over 30 years. Mary
is a clinician known for her work in the field of eating diorders and addictions. Mary is a trainer, educator, and practitioner of psychodrama, sociometry, and group psychotherapy. She is listed in the 2004-2005 edition of Madison Who's Who registry of Executives and Professional, as having exemplary achievement and distinguished contributions to the community.