Bread and roses: supporting refugee women in a multicultural group

Ley, K. (2006). Bread and roses: supporting refugee women in a multicultural group. Intervention, 4(1), 47-52.

This field report describes the support and reconciliation work in a weekly multicultural and multilingual therapeutic group of African refugee women in a shelter in Johannesburg, South Africa. The problems of the participants, the therapeutic approach (which includes team building exercises, guided imaginations, story telling, drawing, modelling and discussion) as well as the impact on the participants, are all discussed.

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