From Trash  to Treasure

Applications of Object-Dynamics
in Psychological Healing

Jason McKeown,
MS, LMFT, CPE, DCC

Clinical Family Director,

Trails Carolina

Ross Laird,
PhD , RCC

Author, Clinical Supervisor,
Turning Point Recovery Society

Associating

Releasing/
Unburdening

Composing

Making

Giving/
Receiving

Objects

and Healing

Placemaking

J

Resonance

Value

Attachment

Emotion

Belonging

Associating

R

Empowerment

Surrender

Letting Go

Moving On

Healing

Releasing/
Unburdening

J

Orientation

Direction

Meaning

Sense-making

Initiation

Composing

J

Process

Resilience

Discovery

Confrontation

Mastery

Making

R

Continuity

Intentionality

Purpose

Safety

Initiation

Giving &
Receiving

R

Anchoring

Relevance

Memory

Belonging

Community

Place-
making

J

Examples

Themes

Experiences

Discussion

Possibilities

In the World

J

Interviews

Experiences

Reflections

The Museum

Possibilities

The 911 Study

R

Quotations

"I feel positive...freer.
I almost want to give them everything."

 

"You feel a little bit of weight was lifted off you. It was time. It kind of helped me to move forward a little."

 

"It helped me on the road to recovery.
All those little steps along the way."

Therapy

Programming

Curriculum

Challenges

Possibilities

In Treatment

J

Experiential Activity

R

Discussion

jmckeown@trailscarolina.com

ross@rosslaird.com

Thanks!

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By Ross Laird

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