Zappacosta, Judy. THE BLACK MADONNA

Zappacosta, Judy. THE BLACK MADONNA 2017-05-05T12:44:17+00:00

THE BLACK MADONNA

Journal of Sandplay Therapy, Volume 25, Number 2, 2016
Judy D. Zappacosta
Monterey, California, USA

KEY WORDS: Sandplay therapy, “The Black Madonna”, mystery, rejected child, feminine godhead, positive shadow, religion, goddess, Marion Woodman, Dora Kalff, clinical example, creativity, meaning, cancer, adult, female.

ABSTRACT: This article is an exploration of the Black Madonna, as icon and symbol in the world at this time. History of her discovery in various religions, various meanings, multicultural examples are included. The relationship to sandplay and Dora Kalff is also discussed. A clinical example of a woman who came to therapy to deal with issues associated with creativity as well as her history. During the sandplay process the image of the Black Madonna became especially important to the patient. She was unexpectedly diagnosed with advanced breast cancer. The patient lived the last years of her life having reconnected with her creativity and inner meaning.

 

In German

DIE SCHWARZE MADONNA

Judy D. Zappacosta
Monterey, Kalifornien, USA

SCHLÜSSELWÖRTER: Sandspieltherapie, Schwarze Madonna, Mysterium, vernachlässigtes? Kind, Gottheit , Positiver Schatten, Religion, Göttin, Marion Woodman, Dora Kalff, Fallbeispiel, Kreativität, Bedeutung, Krebs, Erwachsener, weiblich.

ABSTRACT: Dieser Beitrag ist eine Untersuchung der Schwarzen Madonna, einer Ikone und einem Symbol in unserer heutigen Welt. Ein klinisches Fallbeispiel beschreibt eine Frau die Therapie suchte um mit ihrer Kreativität und persönlichen Geschichte besser umgehen zu lernen. Die schwarze Madonna war wichtig für die Patientin. Unerwartet wurde sie mit Brustkrebs diagnostiziert und lebte die letzen Jahre ihres Lebens erfüllt und kreativ.

 

In Spanish

LA MADONNA NEGRA

Judy D. Zappacosta
Monterey, California, Estados Unidos

PALABRAS SIGNIFICATIVAS: Terapia sandplay, “Madonna Negra,” misterio, niño rechazado, divinidad femenina, sombra positiva, religión, diosa, Marion Woodman, Dora Kalff, ejemplo clinico, creatividad, sentido, cáncer, mujer, adulto, hembra.

 

In French

LA MADONE NOIRE

Judy D. Zappacosta
Monterey, California, États Unis

MOTS CLES: Therapie par le jeu de sable, sandplay, “La Madone Noire”, mystère, enfant rejeté, divinité feminine, ombre positive, religion, grande mère, déese, Marion Woodman, Dora Kalff, creativité, sens, cancer, exemple clinique, femme, adulte, féminin.

 

In Portuguese

THE BLACK MADONNA

Judy D. Zappacosta
Monterey, California, USA

PALAVRAS CHAVE: Terapia de sandplay, “Madonna Negra”, mistério, criança rejeitada, divindade, sombra positiva, religião, deusa. Marion Woodman, Dora Kalff, exemplo clínico, criatividade, sentido, significado, mulher, adulta, câncer, feminino.