The process is simple in application, yet dynamic in terms of its capacity to enliven many expressive possibilities. McNiff wrote, “‘stuckness’ is an absence of movement and the inability to perceive motion in the moment”. Stop motion animation offers a unique element to the therapeutic process in that it kick-starts the client’s artwork into motion while at the same time slowing down the process to moment-by-moment experience. This technique combines a series of photographs to create a continuous sequence of moving images. Witnessing the final film formulates a clearer perspective of one’s narrative. The healing potential in this technique is substantive in that there are many opportunities for clients to manipulate the way they perceive themselves and their stories with safe distance.

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