Art Can Heal
In the creative and safe
environment of the art studio, and with a trained art
therapist, children, teenagers, and adults can be helped to
cope with such difficulties as:
Strong feelings of
loss, grief, depression or anger.
conflicts, trauma, and life stresses.
Learning to use a
variety of art materials, relaxing and focusing on recording
one’s experiences in a non-threatening visual form can
constructive management and self-control over those
things that are difficult and painful to acknowledge or
Insight into and
validation of one’s feelings.
A way to recharge
and nurture your own needs.
The opportunity to
discover strengths and authenticity, leading to a
stronger sense of identity.
Help with problem
solving emotionally difficult choices and decisions
through creative expression.
The recovery of a sense
of enjoyment, peace, and well-being.
Engagement of the
whole brain, keeping the mind fit through the stimulated
integration of cognitive, feeling and sensory processes.
Visionary Soul Journey
A meditative process, using rhythmic drumming. This workshop allows
participants to learn how to access creative realms through
spontaneous art expression, life review, and personal
journal dialogue.Body Mapping
A full-sized outline of your body is explored in painted
form, allowing for insight into how you relate to your
physical form and beyond.
Sacred Circles of Nature
Moving from an appreciation of the Medicine Wheel, this
workshop explores this ancient symbol, relating it to our
everyday life today, utilizing a variety of media.Medicine Painting
Find your own power symbols, painting from
the heart and delving into your creative well to create
images of deep
significance. Our intuition can provide truth and guidance
when we learn to access and acknowledge our ‘Wise Self.’
Participants will learn to use their own visual imagery,
dreams and intuitive self- direction
through art experiences that will guide this exploration.Transformational Action
Learn to express strong emotions safely through making
a 6” – 8” soft cloth
sculpture doll. Using simple materials in a meditative,
calming and focusing process, allows you the opportunity to
work through a transition with life passages. This process
can also help address physical challenges and body-image
issues.Honouring our Heart
Listening to the truth and wisdom of our heart takes
practice. The drum will be used to bring an awareness of the
heartbeat of Mother Earth and all She can offer for our
healing and wellness. You will have the opportunity to
become more heart-centered through this art exploration,
using a variety of media.
Customized workshops to meet the specific needs of your
organization may be designed upon request.