Every Wednesday morning I facilitate a 'collage therapy' workshop at Directions Health in Woden, ACT. A small group of women started a six week closed group structured psycho-educational program and it has now morphed into a 'collage open studio'; with everyone working on what's interesting them on the day! I can't wait to see what emerges … Continue reading ‘Collage’ Open Studio
Last week, inquirers in the Arcadia House Mindful Art Therapy group expressed their emerging experience of recovery by creating representations using drawing, collage, found poetry and conversation. I am always astounded by the courage, insight and honesty that is expressed as everyone shares what they have have to know.
This year seems to have sped by at the speed of light! I can't believe it's already the end of November and the Restorative Supervision Group has also come to an end for this year. For those that don't know, my Restorative Supervision groups are based on the premise that practitioners need not only to be aware … Continue reading Final Session of Restorative Professional Supervision Group for 2018
This week the inquirers in Arcadia House (short-term residential rehab program) expressed what was emerging for themselves in the moment, after a short meditation and a discussion about 'becoming and change' ....
I love Wednesday afternoon SoulCollage(R) group; time to sit in a peaceful healing space and discover a little more about ones self! In SoulCollage(R) group, we create collage cards that represent some aspect of ourselves or experience. We make a mess, sifting through magazines and boxes of pictures, seeking images that resonate with our … Continue reading Wednesday SoulCollage
An inquiry into change... one eye on the changing feeling naked linked to spreading wings arteries drawing life away from crippled limbs. A poetic response to representation of personal change. Ink blot and collage, 2018
He placed his emerging team in a line. I noticed the blank card and the space between the images. I smiled to myself; his representations often contain ‘space’. When I turned again to look his way, I noticed he had glued an image to the blank card. He sat quietly, looking down at his … Continue reading The inner team: a moment of emergence…