art therapy

Creative volunteers needed at St Andrews in Ballina

Creative volunteers needed at St Andrews in Ballina

Are you an artist or a musician or a singer? Are you interested in volunteer work at St Andrew’s Aged Care Village in Ballina? There is an opportunity to be involved as a volunteer in creative projects. It might be painting, singing, life storyboards, art therapy – and you may…

New art therapy approach to healing trauma

New art therapy approach to healing trauma

Very few specifically focused art therapy courses are available online, but a well-known Australian art therapist is offering a new accredited course in the cutting edge work of Guided Drawing. Cornelia Elbrecht, Founder and Director of the Institute for Sensorimotor Art Therapy, holds workshops both here and overseas and has…

What is art therapy?

What is art therapy?

by Liz Dowling, Art Therapist If you’ve ever looked up at clouds and recognised shapes in them you would have been working your intuition and imagination by association. Images seen in random marks or shapes is one of the processes used in art therapy to tune in to the ‘true…

Art Therapy Workshops

Art Therapy Workshops

With Liz Dowling, MMH(Art Therapy), AThR No special ability or disability required, non-judgmental, confidential, no right or wrong way of creating as it is the experience of working with media which is revealing. Sessions held once a month on Saturdays, 9.30am – 12pm Morning tea included, at 35 Cathcart St…

Art in the Heart

Art in the Heart

Art in the Heart – flood recovery event Where words fail to express an emotional response to the flooding in Lismore, on Saturday 29th April in Lismore CBD, people have spoken using art. Three art therapists – Liz Dowling, Derek Tys and Katrina Joy – discovered an amazing number of…