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Art Therapy workshops and accredited Art Therapy trainings

Dear All​ ​​Very exciting news!​ My art/art therapy studio will be finished by the end of the year! ​​It was well worth waiting for. A spot with the fantastic views, plenty of light and airflow, just five minutes outside of Mullumbimby on 10 acres of privacy and peace :-) I will run regular weekend half [...]

Intruduction to Art Therapy Day

                              This one day group has been running through the college for the last four years and offers an enjoyable day, connecting with each other, exploring and experiencing art therapy processes and learning about the many ways and areas it can [...]

Transformational Oracle Creation

Mullumbimby Art Therapy is offering a creative exploration Group for Women who have experienced Trauma and Domestic Violence. The images produced will be  developed into a tarot card set and be part of an exhibition in November (if participants agree). This is a strength based group focusing on our values and resources. The group is [...]

One Day Workshop about Cultivating your Compassiate Mind

The Power of Compassion: How to Manage Stress by Cultivating your Compassionate Mind In 2 weeks time (June 19th), the University Centre for Rural Health North Coast is bringing Professor Paul Gilbert (UK)to Lismore run a one-day low-cost workshop for the general community, assisted by a friend of mine, James Benette-Levy. Its a rare opportunity [...]

A Day of Art Therapy

This year I will run the popular ‘Intruduction to Art Therapy’ day again in Mullumbimby. The next workshop will happen on the Sunday the 29th of March 2015 10am-3:30pm with the wonderful support of the Byron Community College. For enrolement please contact the College on 02 66843374   I don’t get to update my website [...]

Attachment Styles and ways of Relating

The way we connected with our primary caretaker as small children has a big influence in how we relate to others later in life. To learn about our own attachment style can open new doors to understanding how we armour ourselves in relationships and how to relearn and reparent ourselves to create more fulfilling relationships [...]

Arts Therapy Group for Women who experienced trauma

I am running an other Art Therapy Group for women who have experienced trauma or domestic violence with the kind support of the Women’s Resource Service. This group has had overwhelmingly positive feedback from women who have been able to feel more confident, better able to cope with their fears, anxiety and stress. The group helps [...]

Art Therapy, An Introduction

This is the fourth year of running this popular one day workshop “An introduction to Art Therapy” at the Byron Community College. Participants will gain a basic understanding of the principles of Arts Therapy and its uses in different contexts. We will engage in some simple examples of experiential, interactive processes to give you a [...]

The Loving Brain – a free interview series by Dr. Rick Hanson

Dr. Rick Hanson is a neuropsychologist and is offering a free video interview series -  The Loving brain , he is offering through en*theos beginning July 15. He will talk with major experts on relationships, including (in order) Harville Hendrix, Ph.D. and Helen Hunt, Ph.D., Tara Brach, Ph.D., Paul Gilbert, Ph.D., Geneen Roth, Paul Zak, [...]

The difference between self-esteem and self-compassion

This is a beautiful presentation by Dr. Kristin Neff. During Kristin’s last year of graduate school in 1997 she became interested in Buddhism, and has been practicing meditation in the Insight Meditation tradition ever since. While doing her post-doctoral work she decided to conduct research on self-compassion – a central construct in Buddhist psychology and [...]