Online Art Therapy and Mindfulness Group (via Zoom)

New! Weekly art therapy and mindfulness group: a supportive space during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Description

Join this therapeutic group for deepening mindfulness practice and enhancing well-being. Helping you feel resourced and resilient during these challenging times.

Through mindfulness practice, inner inquiry, and creative expression you can learn to open up to life with all its challenges and delights and to find new ways to accept and live with them.

  • Learn the foundations of Mindfulness-Based Art Therapy (MBAT) and Mindfulness-Meditation practices.
  • Express yourself using art materials in a non-judgmental space
  • Discover your creative potential
  • Find space in the business of your life
  • Establish a daily mindfulness practice
  • Develop self-care and compassion for yourself and others
  • Learn ways to skilfuly respond to the thinking mind in mindfulness meditation
  • Cultivate spaciousness, ease and embodiment
  • Inhabit the present moment
  • Engage with others in a therapeutic group

You will be encouraged to practice mindfulness and art-making between sessions, supported by online meditations and a free 20 page e-book .

Who is it for?

The group is open to all levels of art ability and experience in mindfulness. We encourage everyone to have a 'beginners mind'  - no technical art skills are necessary and you do not have to be good at art to benefit from art therapy. You may be join the group to support your overall well-being or have a specific need, such as: helping with stress, anxiety, depression, and coping with the current pandemic.

Commitment

This group is ongoing, with a minimum commitment of eight sessions required.

Initial Meeting

Before joining the group you will be invited to have a thirty minutes initial one-to-one meeting with Nicky, as a way of introduction to the sessions

Taster sessions and Workshops

You are welcome to attend a taster session or workshop before joining the group. Find out more on our Calendar here.

Further information

You will find further information on art materials, video set up, absence policy under further information here. Please contact us if you have any additional questions.

Facilitator

Nicky Roland, Art Therapist and Mindfulness Teacher.

Fee

£25 per session.  Initial eight session block: £200

The group is ongoing, with a minimum commitment of eight sessions required.

Payment of £25 (non-refundable) reserves your place in the group, includes a thirty minute initial one-to-one meeting with Nicky and your first session. The remainder to pay is £175.

Low cost places are available for people who may be experiencing financial constraints at this time (low or no income). Payment via instalments is available. Contact us  if you require a low cost place.

4 - 6 pm Tuesdays
Weekly, Ongoing group

Next Intake:

3rd November 2020

Potential benefits include

• reduced stress and anxiety 
• a greater sense of ease and well-being
• improved mood and self-esteem
• more fulfilling personal relationships
• deepening insight