CPD Programme

"A scapecoat is a coat that details in painting, writing, and with all manner of things pinned and stitched to it all the name calling a woman has endured in her life,

all the insults, all the slurs, all the traumas, all the wounds, all the scars"

Working with art in an ancient creative tradition allows processing of emotional material, and enables reconnection with our instinctive nature.   

 This workshop day is a deeply healing and nurturing experience.

The next Scapecoat day is on 22nd September. 

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 Some of the feedback I received from last years Scapecoat Retreat Day...

"For me it was a truly amazing day. The environment you offered enabled me to sink back into the womb. The music, the food, the drinks all held and nourished me while I went back to my battles to sing over the bones and to then birth (bring new life to) my healing"
"The love, support and respect in the room created a very special space. It was a privilege to be a part of such a powerful and empowering day." 
"“What a special day! Once again I am blown away by the strength of women, and I am proud to be a woman!"

Places are limited and need to be booked in advance so that I can arrange for coats and materials. If you're interested, please get in touch ASAP!

 

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ENROLLING NOW for  October 2018! 

Person centred art  therapy certificate   

This is an amazing intensive experiential course that enables you to develop skills for working therapeutically with art in a variety of settings. 

Dr. Carl Rogers wrote that this course, developed by Liesl Silverstone is ‘An effective course in person-centred art therapy based on the philosophy which empowers the person and helps to make them more self-directed. Please contact me or visit the Person-Centred Art Therapy Association website for further details.

To find out more why not come to a taster session;

PCATs Taster and Information session;

• On Saturday 1st September 10.30am – 12.00pm FREE

 

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FULL!  Let Food be thy medicine

Saturday 1st September 1-5pm  

This workshop will explore the connection between what and how we eat and mental health.

Understanding the impact of food and nutrition can be really important when working with mental health issues.  The day is designed to enable you to explore your own relationship to food, and will introduce you to ways of using food to nourish mind, body and soul. We will engage in exercises using mindful eating, and participants will also have the opportunity to make and eat food as art via the creation of a smoothie bowl.

£55 including all refreshments and materials.

CPD certificate provided

This is now full but you can register your interest for the next date. 

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BOOK NOW!  scapecoat retreat day         

Saturday 22nd September  2018

"A scapecoat is a coat that details in painting, writing, and with all manner of things pinned and stitched to it all the name calling a woman has endured in her life, all the insults, all the slurs, all the traumas, all the wounds, all the scars" Women who run with Wolves

Following the work of Clarissa Pinkola-Estes, you will be invited to create a scapecoat, working creatively within a supportive group to provide the opportunity to access your inner 'wild' self, and to draw on feminine archetypal knowledge and wisdom. 

The day is scheduled to last for 12 hours, ending with a celebration and a shared feast of nurturing food.

Cosy £135. All creative materials, coat, refreshments, lunch, and dinner will be provided. A CPD certificate for 12 hours will be supplied. 

 

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Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

Saturday 28th July 1-5pm

If you think you can’t draw – this workshop is for you!

The right side of the brain is creative, visual and spontaneous. Working with simple exercises using art to show you the potential of working with the right side of your brain, you will discover that you can draw. More importantly you will also discover that there are hidden skills, knowledge and creativity that you can access easily when using this part of your brain.

This workshop is a powerful, fun and exciting experiential session designed to inspire you personally and professionally. It will enable you to discover  your potential, and also to begin to understand the hidden potential of your clients too.

This workshop is open to anyone - counselling experience not necessary!

£55 including all refreshments and materials.CPD certificate provided