Theory and Practice weekend – Mindfulness-Based Art Therapy

Day One: Intro to Art Therapy and Mindfulness Day Workshop

Day Two: Theory and Practice 

10 am - 4 pm on 3rd and 4th October 2020 

Book for one or both days.

at London Art Therapy Centre, Pioneer House, 46 Britannia Street, London, WC1X 9JH


Day One: Introduction to Mindfulness Based Art Therapy (MBAT)

A creative and explorative workshop integrating therapeutic art making with guided mindfulness practices.

The session includes: art making as a mindful activity, guided mindfulness practices, mindfulness of the body, compassion-focused practices and group reflection.

This offers an opportunity for self-expression, exploring care for oneself and others, investigation into direct experience, and, practicing with others in a group context.

You are welcome to attend if you are a beginner, or more experienced, to either mindfulness and/or art making.


Day Two: Theory and Practice

This day is aimed at art therapists and other related professionals who wish to have a deeper understanding of the theory and practice of Mindfulness-Based Art Therapy (MBAT). It is intended to support your exploration in integrating mindfulness at your workplace.

The learning will take place through case studies, working groups divided into clinical areas, discussion and role play. The clinical areas to be explored will include mental health, children and learning disabilities.

You will already have some understanding and experience in MBAT - at a minimum having attended one MBAT introductory day.

Facilitator: Nicky Roland, is an experienced, HCPC registered Art Therapist, and a trained mindfulness teacher, with several years work experience in the NHS, voluntary sector and in private practice.

Fees: 2day weekend at £180 (incl. vat) students; £200 (incl. vat) self-funded; £240 (incl. vat) employer funded
OR book 1day either Sat or Sun at £108 (incl. vat) students; £120 (incl. vat) self-funded; £144 (incl. vat) employer funded

Book via London Art Therapy Centre Website:

Art therapy, Mindfulness and Climate Breakdown Workshop

Future dates - t.b.c

When: 2 – 4 pm Saturday 23rd March 2019­­­­

Where: Still Space, Studio 7 Mezzanine, Open Market, Brighton, BN1 4JU

Fee: £20

Facilitator: Nicky Roland, Art Therapist and Mindfulness Teacher


A creative workshop responding to climate breakdown: Pause - Enquire - Nourish - Collaborate - Act.

In recent months there have been several alarming reports about climate breakdown, including: temperature rise, species decline and that ‘we’re almost out of time.’

In this workshop there will be reflective and creative space to process and respond to this. There are benefits of sharing together in this way including:

  • being able identify our feelings as opposed to going into overwhelm
  • collaboration and sharing ideas with others
  • considering how we may wish to take action in our lives and our communities

The space to reflect and enquire created is provided by

  • An experience group facilitator
  • Grounding in mindfulness meditation practice
  • Theme-based art making

All art materials are provided. Open to all levels of experience.

For further information contact us on or call 07880 714 156


Book here:

Embodiment and Compassion Workshops

Session One: Art Therapy, Mindfulness and Embodiment

2 -4 pm Saturday 12th January 2019



Session Two: Art Therapy, Mindfulness and Compassion

2 -4 pm Saturday 26th January 2019



Welcome in the new year with two Art Therapy and Mindfulness workshops. Each session will includes a guided mindfulness practice and guided art making. Open to all levels experience.


Where: Stillspace Art Therapy Studio, Brighton Open Market


Facilitator: Nicky Roland, Art Therapist and Mindfulness Teacher.


Book below via event brite.


You are welcome to attend both days or individual days.


For further information contact us on or call 07880 714 156



Retreat Day

Art Therapy and Mindfulness Retreat Day

at London Art Therapy Centre, 25-27 Bickerton Rd, Archway, London N19

Please send us an email if you would like to attend the next retreat day.

In this day retreat we will be going deeper into therapeutic art making and mindfulness practices.

The day includes silent practice, guided meditations and group reflection. It intended for people with experience in mindfulness. Beginners to art making are welcome.

Booking: To reserve your place email
Course fees: £90 fully employed/employer funded; £80 part-employed; £60 students

Facilitator: Nicky Roland is an experienced, state-registered Art Therapist, and a trained mindfulness teacher, with several years work experience in the NHS, voluntary sector and in private practice.