Art therapy is a healthcare profession that uses artistic creation as a tool to facilitate the expression and resolution of emotions and emotional or psychological conflicts. Art therapy is practised in individual sessions or in small groups under the guidance of an art therapist. Sometimes it is difficult to find the words to describe your emotions or how you are feeling. Art has the potential to heal. The art-making process and creative therapies can be a reparative and a h
EXPRESSION and MOVEMENT Express yourself in this fun and fluid workshop ‘Merging Senses’ led by Art Psychotherapist, Eden O Shoro, and Drama, Dance and Movement Therapist Christina Anderson . Discover and re-awaken your creative spirit though the Expressive Arts: voice projection, dramatic expression and physical flow with all be explored in this workshop.
I thought I’d share my first experience with art therapy. It was a group session with Eden O Shoro at an exhibition called #spiralofcontainment . We were asked to create marks inspired by our ideas of “self care”. All different coloured paper and art materials were offered , I chose a circular, flesh coloured page.... in the centre i drew a bright figure, surrounded by her own source of light and energy, with fruiting apple trees surrounding her in a mandala-style pattern...m