THE WEB OF SILENCE:
Storytelling’s Power to Hypnotize
Stories can literally enTRANCE listeners. In this interactive discussion session, experienced tellers and helping professionals are invited to analyze their experience with the "storylistening trance" in the context of theories based on research in psychology, neurophysiology, and psycholinguistics. Exercises will demonstrate the nonverbal components of storytelling.
Fran's scholarly article on this topic may be read on the Website of the Healing Story Alliance.