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Art Therapy Day workshop
This Day workshop offers therapists and counsellors in practice and in training an introduction to, or an overview of, Art Therapy theory and practice.
In the morning participants are offered a presentation of basic concepts of art therapy theory and how this applies to practice. Participants are welcomed to comment, discuss, and ask questions pertinent to their training and (future) practice.
In the afternoon, art materials are offered for participants to experience the potential of using art making as a powerful medium for exploration and expression.
Through the production and the sharing of their art work participants were able to explore themselves in relationship to their practice or training.
Emphasis is put on the therapist or counsellor's safety and self care in order to maintain or develop contained professionals and heir practice.
"I found this very effective to identify how self awareness is attainable."
"By the end, I discovered about me and what I needed to do to protect me."
"I thought it was a fantastic workshop with lots of important messages and different perspectives to counselling."
Question: What did you find most helpful about the workshop?
Participant: "Seeing how using materials and art can be more powerful than talking."
Participant: "The discussion of the doll."
"Loved every minute of it."
Question: Did this workshop meet your expectations?
Participant: "There was a lot more to it than I thought there would be."
Question: Will you be able to apply what you learnt in this workshop in your practice?
Participant: "I think I will use this personally and professionally."
Question: Would you recommend this workshop to others?
Participant: "It is eye opening and adds to the toolbox of any counsellor."