Ruta Januleviciene

Journey of the Heart: Finding Common Ground for prisoners and ex-prisoners by the Use of Psychodrama Method, Labyrinth Therapy & Meditations in Lithuania

Sunday, 10.30 to 13.30

Rūta Janulevičienė, is the internationally recognized Reiki Mercar Master Teacher. She is registered Karuna Reiki Master Teacher of the ICRT. Ruta enjoys working with energy who draws on her gifts of clairvoyance, clairaudience and channel. It helps intuitively identify the root cause of patterns keeping individual attached in recurring life or health situations.

Ruta Januleviciene was a Project Coordinator and Volunteer of the EU Grundtvig project „Psychodrama and Creative Education in Prison“ at the Panevėžys Regional Probation Service from 2013 till 2015. Since 2015 she is a psychodrama practitioner and a member of the Lithuanian Psychodrama Society. She continues to study this art at the Lithuanian Psychodrama Society. On 24th of February she was elected to the Board for a 4-year term at the Annual Meeting of the Lithuanian Psychodrama Society.

Since 2012 she is a member of the Labyrinth Society. Since 2017 she is the Regional Representative in Europe for Lithuania of the International Labyrinth Society organization.

Ruta facilitates various practical workshops by the use of labyrinth therapy, meditations and warm –up techniques of psychodrama. Scientific interests are: psychology, coaching, the Silva method, psychotherapy & psychodrama.

The Workshop will be divided in two parts:

One part will aim to present theoretical part of my work with prisoners and ex-prisoners in Lithuania. Once a month I hold practical workshops cycle „Self-knowledge and Strengthening Through Labyrinth Therapy“ at the Siauliai Remand Prison those began in June 2018 and ended in December 2018. The seminar cycle consisted of workshops, practical exercises, psychodrama warming exercises, meditation, and most importantly labyrinth therapy. More specifically, this cycle consisted of 7 practice sessions:

1. Self-Knowledge and Strengthening through Labyrinth Therapy.

2. The Cycle of Emotions: Sadness (depression, melancholy, despair, grief).

3. How to create positive relationships?

4. Cycle of Emotions: Anger (frustration, rage, hatred, resentment, jealousy).

5. Labyrinths and Dreams.

6. Cycle of Emotions: Fear (tension, panic, anxiety, horror).

7. How to Love Yourself and Be Happy?

Since December 2018 till now I am working with ex-prisoners in provision individual and motivational consultations to seek legal employment and their integration into the labor market.

Another part I would like to invite you to explore by yourself the walk of the labyrinth, meditations and the use warm up of psychodrama techniques those have been offered in my work with prisoners and ex-prisoners and sharing. We will discuss the fruits of my work and your personal sensation in it. Please come prepared to be open to the new experiences.