Facilitated Growth: Experiential Activities for Recovery and Wellness

Author(s): Michelle Cummings , Marc Pimsler, Diane Sherman

Edition: 1

Copyright: 2017

Pages: 388


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Facilitated Growth: Experiential Activities for Recovery and Wellness is designed for those facilitators and professionals who work with people in the process of recovery and wellness. It is filled with useful tools and activities that are sure to liven up your programming.


Facilitated Growth: Experiential Activities for Recovery and Wellness by Michelle Cummings, Marc Pimsler, and Diane Sherman offers:

  • A new energy and excitement for your recovery and wellness work.
  • Experiential activities to provide an opportunity to intentionally surface behaviors or scenarios that happen in the real world in a more controlled environment.
  • A process to walk participants through what happened, why it is important, and how it impacts the future as an important part of the recovery process.


7 Up

As If

Body Part Check-In

Bull Ring Cup Stack

Clean and Messy

Conflict Animals

Coping with the Stuck Points

Digital Contract

Emotional Jenga

Fabric Check-In

Group Juggle


Have You Ever

Helium Pole

Human Camera

Human Knot

Icebreaker Thumball

Jacobson’s Progressive

Relaxation Technique

Knee Coup

Knot Exchange

Labyrinth Walk

Look Up, Look Down

Lycra Tube

Mask Making

Mousetrap Trust Sequence


Promenade Tag

Protector Destroyer

Serenity Prayer Shuffle

Spot It! Cards

Switch, Change, Rotate

Tell a Story Cards

Toxic Waste

Traffic Jam

Turning over a New Leaf

Two Truths and a Lie

UFO Ball, The Value of


Wizards and Gelflings


1st Things 1st

The Bison and the Cow

Body Part Debrief

Breaking Up is Hard to Do

The Butterfly Story

Change Debrief

Coping Skits

Crunch Time

Feeding the Two Wolves

The Fences and Wells Analogy

The Gem Story

Grief Timeline

Group Guidelines

Growth Zone

I Am Grateful

I Am Group Affirmations

Junk to Jewels

Learner’s Permit

Me, Myself, and I

Metaphor Cards

My Coat of Arms

No Two Snowflakes

Picture This

Reel Recovery

Serenity Prayer


The Starfish Story

Stigma—A Mark of Disgrace

The Dance of Surrender

The Inukshuk

The Other Side

The Voices in My Head

These Two Things

Tree of Hope

Vital Signs of Recovery

Walk the Talk

Weather Report

Who Am I?

Write My Eulogy


Michelle Cummings

Marc Pimsler

Diane Sherman

Related ISBN's: 9781524920777, 9781524942182




ISBN 9781524920777

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