East West Center for Counselling & Training | Indian Institute of Psychodrama | Magdalene Jeyarathnam | Eric Miller

Art from the heart- Every Wednesday

The counsellors at East West Center for Counselling and Training have seen an increase in people dealing with anxiety, frustration, loneliness, panic, grief and despair over the last year since the lock down in March 2020. We have responded by doing several groups and individual sessions during this crisis, especially for the vulnerable population in the community. Continuing in our effort, we are resuming a free weekly arts therapy session to help you get over the present situation of COVID-19. For those who have received our services in the past, currently working with us and those in need of our services please reach out to us.

This is a safe space to express yourselves through the medium of art. Expressive Arts Therapy is the practice of using storytelling, singing, instrumental music, movement and dance, drama, and visual arts, all together; in an integrated way, to foster human growth, development, and healing. Expressive Arts Therapy is a gentle non-judgmental approach, enabling the client to become aware of what is happening in his/her unconscious. It enhances self-awareness and facilitates change, including the relation to personal growth and community development. Expressive Arts Therapy can be practiced with individuals, couples, families, and group.

Date: (Every Wednesday) starting from 12th of May 2021

Time: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

PLATFORM: Zoom

Kindly Register only if you are able to keep your camera and mics on due to the therapy sessions being online for the safety of the group and the need of building trust among the group members

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Requirements: (A list of requirements will be sent prior to each session)
1) Basic art materials (color pencils, crayons, pencils, eraser, few sheets of paper)
2)An open mind, a will to express yourself and your co-operation.

  • NOTE: This venture requires a weekly registration for the next session, hence the form will be closed for responses, EVERY TUESDAY at 1:00pm. Kindly make note that those who register will receive the zoom link for the session *

These are personal therapy sessions where participants are requested to sign a confidentiality agreement before participating. This is the time for us to process our feelings and ways in which we can cope with the current pandemic.

We also run art therapy sessions for children from the age 10 to 15 years every Saturday from 10 am – 11.30 am. For more details CLICK HERE

For further queries and clarifications kindly contact us on 9884700104/ 106

Email us : centerforcounselling@gmail.com/ training@centerforcounselling.org

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