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Dragon's tail1813 viewsGlass mosaic tiles
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Detail of moon1811 viewsGlass mosaic tiles
birth_of_poppy.pdf
On the imminent birth of my daughter479 viewsAbout a week before my daughter was born, I woke up at 5 am with a sense of urgency, got up and wrote down this poem. I like the fact that it's open to all kinds of interpretation, from the idea of a genetic heritage spanning hundreds of thousands of years, to more mystical possibilities about reincarnation and rebirth.
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Untitled340 viewsAcrylic, Canvas and adhesive. Decoration for ritual space
Tavi_Paper_-_technical_approach___ethics.pdf
Ethical considerations for the use of ritual techniques in a therapeutic context295 viewsThis paper is the first ever - and long overdue - attempt by a psychologist to explore ethical issues pertaining to the widespread practice of using sacred ritual as part of a psychotherapeutic process.
I present the "Technical Approach" to ritual as an analytical tool, followed by a discussion of the ethical implications for ritual used in a psychotherapeutic process. After this discussion, I propose a series of best practice guidelines.
On_my_44th_Birthday.pdf
On My 44th Birthday291 viewsPoetic prose, musing on youth, middle age and beyond ...
Published_CV.pdf
Curriculum Vitae281 viewsExhibitions, events, teaching experience, publications, blogs, community involvement, qualifications, employment history, grants and scholarships.
4_realms.pdf
On the 4 great realms279 viewsA poem linking the cardinal points to our basic psychology as perceivers. Used to introduce ceremonies and the symbolism of different parts of the ritual arena.
Statement.pdf
Artist's Statement271 viewsUnpretentious and straightforward description of my motivations, influences and artistic direction.
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The Magic Songbird265 viewsAcrylic on Canvas with adhesive/Ink on Paper
On_my_growing_son.pdf
On my growing son265 viewsWatching my son playing in the garden, thinking back to my parents watching me play, and thinking forwards ...
PeopleoftheEarth.pdf
People of the Earth260 viewsWith melody. Expressing the sentiment of common humanity using ancient chinese symbolism of the Earth representing our physical form, and the dragon representing our inspired soul.
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