Dana Sitar (Blog Writer)
Nov 26, 2011
An Interview with Sherri Lynn Wood
Part 2/2: Sherri explains how her artwork evolved into healing work
DANA: Do you explain the parallels between the quiltmaking process and the grief process in your workshops or with clients, or do you just let people have the experience?
SHERRI: I bring it up in a matter of fact way. I don’t explain it too deeply. I might say a couple of things about the benefits, like I’ll invite them to be present in the process. I’ll say something like, “Pay attention to the way you’re forming these patterns, it can teach you a lot about what’s going on internally.” But, I want people to have their experience. As a facilitator, I don’t think of myself as a counselor. My role is just to be present and give guidance, in terms of the skill.
Read the full article at SevenPonds Blog