Create - Connect - Reflect Workshop (via Zoom)

Course Date: Mon 11 Oct 2021

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Description

We are all fighting two invisible enemies – Covid-19 and mental health challenges. Each one of us has experienced significant life changes and loss – whether it is of a physical, emotional, financial or social nature. We have all been affected.

Many of us are in a state of stuckness, confusion or in limbo. Uncertainty, isolation and loss have exacerbated mental health challenges resulting in an increased sense of loneliness, anxiety, depression and disempowerment.

A healthy outlet for emotions and experiences is essential, especially now. It has been proven that taking time out to promote self-care and wellness can be achieved through a safe, creative and therapeutic workshop and in an online setting. Through the medium of art – engagement, communication and connection is possible.

Art Therapy in a group format

Join this shared safe space with Sam Davis, who is a trained and registered Art Therapist with 20 years’ experience in facilitating groups. In Art Therapy there is no judgment on artwork, there is no good or bad, and no right or wrong way to be creative.  No artistic skill is required. Suitable for adults of all ages.

Benefits

  • Release tension and stress
  • Personal reflection
  • Accessing internal resources
  • Mindfulness
  • Connection with self and like-minded people
  • Building resilience
  • Cultivate curiosity
  • Problem solving
  • Fun… need I say more 🙂

Outline

  • Introductions
  • Experiential art-making
  • Reflection and discussion

Workshop Details

Date: Mon 11 Oct 2021

Time: 9:00am-12:00pm (SAST)

Please indicate the date and time you'd like to book for, when making your booking. Please also indicate if you are flexible for any of the other dates/times, as not all options will be run (dependent on bookings).

Art materials – a suggested list of easily accessible art materials will be emailed to you upon registration.

Note: This workshop may be facilitated in-house and adapted for existing groups / educators / teams / organizations upon request. Please find more info and request a quote here.

Costs

Full Fee: R580 p/p
Early Bird: R550 p/p (payments made before 20 Sept 2021)

Fee fully claimable from medical aids.

Please email me if you have any questions or queries.

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How to Make a Booking

  1. To book, click the "Book Now" button.
  2. Complete the booking form and make payment securely with your debit/credit card (VISA or Mastercard), Bank Transfer or with Zapper.

ONLY 2 PLACES LEFT!

Full Fee: R580

Questions or queries

Samantha Davis
Tel: 083 326 6655
Email: info@arttherapy.co.za

Groups: Space is limited – book early to avoid disappointment!

Facilitator: Samantha Davis, internationally trained and registered Art Psychotherapist (HPCSA #AT0000469 - view verification document here) with almost 20 years’ experience. Learn more about Sam here.

PLEASE NOTE: This course does not equip you to practice as an Art Therapist. Art Therapy is a 2 year full-time Masters training only available internationally. Following this, one needs to register with the HPCSA to practice Art Therapy in South Africa.

This course/workshop may be facilitated in-house and adapted for existing groups / educators / teams / organizations / groups upon request at convenient times.

For more info on other upcoming Art Therapy courses, go here.

Click here to also find upcoming workshops on the Art Therapy South Africa Facebook page.

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“I grew more than I thought possible.”

- Alfred -

“For the first time in my life I have discovered my true identity and can now answer the fundamental question of who I am!”

- Nonhlanhla -

“The magic that Sam unleashes through her knowledge is beautiful.”

- Charmaine -

“An inspirational, wonderful, creative self-exploratory journey, Thank you!”

- Robyn -

“Thank you for a thought-provoking and inspiring class! You are a fantastic therapist with a very caring and compassionate approach to listening! You made each and every person feel important by allowing each one the opportunity to feel safe enough to open up! Thank you for that.”

- Candace -

“Sam, you are so experienced and it is evident in your facilitation. You are really good at your job and do it with such professionalism.”

- Meryl -

“The course went beyond my personal expectations. I came thinking that we would mainly be learning about Art Therapy, which we did, but it was a big transformational experience for me which I was not expecting.”

- Megan Main-Baillie (Honours Psychology Student) -

“The Art Therapy was a gentle, creative and fun way to build trust and deliver outcomes. It was enjoyable and an extremely valuable experience in our Strategy workshop.”

- Daniella: Business Connexion -

“I didn’t realize how much I NEEDED Art Therapy. It was like rain falling on desert soil. And I have grown so much. My heart feels alive again. I will be back!”

- Heather (Owner of a Montessori Nursery School, Degree in Television) -

“It was a time to forget about the problems and the world around me. Sam is a brilliant facilitator. Even though I was nervous, it was a time for me to reflect and to enjoy how therapeutic art can be. It calmed the storm that reigned inside of me. The Mandala Art Therapy workshop is like having a picnic next to a quiet river. You granted time to reach that point where you can become quiet and can experience the Universe.”

- Anonymous -

“A very comprehensive and thorough intro into Art Therapy. Covered a lot of ground in 5 days and left with a priceless manual and a warm glow.”

- Kat -

“It was the best week of my life, I learnt that I could always be happy as long as I was in a happy and comfortable space, and if I wasn’t I needed to create that space. I learnt that I was in control and all I had to do was to take charge and have fun and paint on a bigger board i.e. see the bigger picture. I am so grateful for the opportunity that came my way and that I was able to embrace and savor it.”

- Anonymous -

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