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Postcards From the Edge, a three week creative arts group

This is a 3 week creative arts group funded through The Buttery Bangalow and facilitated by Claudia Gyr/Creative Arts Therapist and first session co-facilitated with Jenni Cargill-Strong. Please note time has been changed to 12:30-15:30 pm  

Creative Arts Counselling with Children

Using creative means for expression is a really essential skill when working with children who often don’t find the words to express their feelings and emotions. Below is some information about a great couple of training days up at the Sunshine coast on the 22. and 23. of November facilitated by one of my leturers [...]

Art Therapy for Women who experienced Trauma and Domestic Violence.

The Women’s Resource Service will be offering another Art Therapy Group for women who have experienced trauma or domestic violence. 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 also provides women with an opportunity [...]

23rd ANZATA Arts Therapy Conference

Kinship Ties of Creativity: Past, Present and Future 19 and 20 October (with a Masterclass on 18 October) University of Western Sydney, NSW (Parramatta campus)   The conference which will be held in October at the University of Western Sydney, NSW (Parramatta campus). This event marks the 20 year anniversary of Art Therapy Masters education [...]

Free talk about the Power of Self Compassion

This is a free evening talkby Professor Paul Gilbertfor our local community at the Lismore Worker’s Club on Thursday July 4th, entitled Strengthening the Mind through the Power of Self-Compassion.Please come along if you think you might be interested in being a little more self- and other- compassionate in our rather stressed out world. See [...]

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 [...]

A Personal Shrine, a unique Gift for Christmas

Having a personal home shrine is a reminder and focus of what really matters in our life. A daily ritual to burn an insence or put a flower helps you to keep that focus alive and encourages self reflection and moments of just being with yourself. Treat yourself to a personal shrine or give unique [...]

Art Therapy Healing Trauma

Art therapy is still in the process of getting more accepted and integrated in the mental health system. This short video is full of testimonies and comments from experts in the mental health field to validate the healing power of Art Therapy.

2011 ANZATA Conference

Here is a link to information about the next Australina and New Zealand Arts Therapy conference held in Brisbane. The conference will be held from the 11th – 13th of November 2011. http://www.anzata.org/assets/Uploads/professional/conferences/qldprogram.pdf

Arts in Healthcare Conference

Here some information which may be of interest about this area. The people who sent this information have a very informative website regarding arts in healthcare. Arts in Health Conference: Call for Papers The Society for the Arts in Healthcare is now accepting abstracts for presentations at our 23rd annual international conference, Arts & Health: [...]