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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 [...]

Art Therapy for Cancer patients and their carers

  The groups are run every Wednesday 1-3pm Near the Lismore base Hospital at “Our House” Communal Lounge Starting 17th of April- 26th of June for bookings call 66 294350 (The days will be run by different art therapists and Claudia will run the group on the 19th of June)  these sessions are funded by [...]

Art Therapy for women who have experienced domestic violence and trauma

I am pleased to let you know that I am offering an other Art Therapy Group through the Women’s Resource Service in Mullumbimby   When:       Weekly Commencing Wednesday 1st May  10am – 1 pm                    For 7 weeks until Wednesday 12th June.   Where:      Mullumbimby Neighbourhood Centre                    55 Dalley St, Mullumbimby                    RSVP:       contact [...]

Some Facts about Psychotropic Drugs

This video provides the facts about psychotropic drugs and the huge profits they create for the pharmaceutical industry. I am not saying that drugs don’t have a place in mental health but I do think that people get often too quickly treated just with drugs. This movie is a bit american but if you bare [...]

Healing Early Childhood Wounds Workshop

Diane Poole-Heller is teaching in Sydney 16th-18th of August 2013.  In her words about the workshop:”Learn effective approaches to healing childhood wounds with essential body based tools that help clients enjoy fulfilling relationships”. I can highly reckommend Diane Pooole-Hellers workshops for people interested learning more about childhood development, attachment styles and somatic experiencing. Her trainings [...]

2013 International Conference on Art Therapy/ China

Mixing Colors and Cultures: Art Therapy in a Melting Pot For more details visit the website below. http://www.asiartherapy.org/

One Billion Rising, ending violence against women and girls

Lismore & District Women’s Health Centre are organising a dance event – Lismore Rising – on Thursday February 14th from 4.30-6pm next to the Transit Centre, cnr Magellan & Molesworth Streets. It’s part of a global initiative: One Billion Rising, which is holding events across the world on V Day aimed at ending violence against [...]

PERSONAL SHRINE MAKING WORKSHOP

  Explore the many ways in which you can create a beautiful, personal home shrine from a pre cut template which is quick and easy to assemble. We will play with paint, different textures, papers, stencils stamps and embellish it with things that touch your heart. A wonderful opportunity to engage in a beautiful creative [...]