MAKING SPACE FOR YOUR MENTAL WELLNESS
Rosita Chun Nor LUI, (MA, BA)
COST: $25/session (Includes materials)
These 3-sessions are a safe space where you can freely express yourself through art. It helps you connect with others in the community by creating art together. This sharing of creativity also brings in extra knowledge to strengthen communities. Through art, you will also explore important issues in society and feel more empowered as individuals. This shows how art can make positive changes in both people and communities.
Note: Due to the nature of this workshop, no walk-ins are allowed. You must register to participate.
SESSION 1: Connection and Communications
The process of self-expression through art will allow you to confront emotions and thoughts that might have been hidden or elusive. As you create, you can also see your growth and discover new dimensions of yourself. Art Therapy serves as a powerful catalyst for nurturing self-esteem and promoting positive thinking. Through artistic expression, you will learn to embrace your strengths, acknowledge your worth, and foster a compassionate relationship with yourself. Ultimately, Art Therapy provides a transformative journey toward self-discovery, empowerment, and well-being.
Saturday, September 30
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
SESSION 2: Love & Joy
This session engages in the process of self-exploration, We will nurture an environment to increase self-esteem and develop a profound understanding of one’s positive qualities. Through creative expression, you can freely explore your feelings and emotions, giving you a voice beyond words. You will dive into the artistic process, and unlock a realm of self-discovery, enabling you to recognize your strengths and acknowledge your unique attributes. Embracing this newfound self-awareness, you can foster a deeper appreciation for your own worth, leading to heightened self-esteem and a more positive outlook on life. This will be a transformative journey of self-empowerment, where emotions and artistic creations come together to promote healing and personal growth.
Saturday, October 28
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
SESSION 3: Celebration & Closing
As we come to the final Art Therapy session, we will reflect on our journey together. Throughout this process, we have embraced the power of creative expression, delving into the depths of our inner selves. In this session, we will gather to share our experiences, both through the artwork we have created and the contributions of our thoughts and feelings. Through this artistic journey, we have not only discovered the beauty of our own emotions but also witnessed the profound impact of connection and empathy. As we openly shared our vulnerabilities, we learned that we are not alone in our struggles and triumphs. Our individual stories converged, forming a supportive and caring community. We will acknowledge the strength we have found within ourselves and the courage to express our innermost thoughts and feelings through art.
Saturday, November 4
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
ANXIETY & STRESS WORKSHOP
Tools for Managing Anxiety and Stress Through the Teen Years
Cherisse N. Doobay, M.Sc.
Designed for families and youth grades 7-12, this workshop will teach you how to recognize signs of stress and the flight/flight response. You will learn tools and hacks to deactivate the stress response and bring the mind and body back into balance presented in the framework of a deeper connection with the Holy Spirit.
Friday, October 6 // 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm