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The Self in Performance Book Reading + Opening of The Center for Healing Shame

Please join us as we celebrate two wonderful creations!

The Self in Performance Book Reading
and Opening of The Center for Healing Shame

Monday, April 9, 2018
6:00 – 8:00pm
Book reading at 6:30pm

Location: Sheila Rubin and Bret Lyon’s office
830 Bancroft Way, Suite 102, Berkeley
(off I-80)

Fun snacks and a drawing to win a free copy of the book Ritual Theatre!
Space is limited to 30 people.

We are so excited that Sheila is going to have a chapter published in this amazing book, edited by Renée Emunah, Susana Pendzik and David Read Johnson! The book is a celebration of Renée’s creation of Self-Revelatory Performance—a cross between theater and therapy. Sheila's chapter, called “Embodied Life Stories: Transforming Shame Through Self-Revelatory Performance” is the culmination of her experience directing others’ self-revelatory performances as well as her own.

Renee Emunah, co-editor of The Self in Performance and Director of the CIIS Drama Therapy Dept., will be there as well as Armand Volkas, Director of Living Arts Counseling Center, who wrote a chapter in the book called “Autobiographical Therapeutic Performance as Individual Therapy” and who writes about healing the wounds of history through story.

Please come and help us celebrate!

 For information, please contact Sheila Rubin at (415) 820-3974 or

Earlier Event: March 24
Sex and Shame - 13 CEUs
Later Event: April 21
Healing Shame in Couples - 13 CEUs