This free online Mindfulness Art Therapy workshop is a partnership between EACH Family Relationship Support for Carers Service and Empowered Art Therapy, that invites you to take time out from your caring role, focus on your essential self-care and learn practical mindfulness through creative, expressive processes.
Dates: 20th August 2020
Time: 10am – 11am
Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87036654437?pwd=M0lJbmdIT0NSOVJQKzJTNEh1R2ViQT09
Meeting ID: 870 3665 4437
The list of materials below can be sourced from your garden or nearby park or beach:
Art Therapy focusses on the process of creating rather than an art outcome. Therefore, it is not about creating a ‘masterpiece’, nor it is creating something that is aesthetically pleasing. Rather it is just about the process of expressing emotion and doing so by becoming more aware of our body felt sense and the wisdom it holds. The art created has a two-fold effect. On one hand, it acts as a release of emotion. On the other hand, the art acts as a visual representation of that emotion of which the art-maker can dialogue with and gain further self-awareness.
More about your presenter: Kerryn Knight is an Art Therapist & Founder of Empowered Art Therapy and Kindred Art Space. She uses the creative expressive process as a vehicle for self-care and self-awareness. With these tools, she empowers you to navigate towards meaning-making and develop new and healthy coping skills.