Pondering self care…

In Tuesday's Mindful Art Therapy session, seven residents reflected upon how and what they do, to nurture and look after themselves. Firstly, we practiced focusing on our felt sensing, and followed this with a guided visualization.  I decided to broaden the classic art therapy 'Rosebush' activity to encompass 'a plant' because in the past I … Continue reading Pondering self care…

Moments in recovery

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.  

Metamorphosis

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