Ceramics

Ceramics We had a  lecture from Michael Moore . MA, Pg.Cert. Mc.IAC. who over the year has lots of experience of taking many different groups with many different abilities at Stewards hospital in Dublin which is close to where he grew up and where his relatives worked. http://michaelmooreceramics.com/bio/ Had a health and safety demo of…

Terminology

This is a list of words related to art therapy and art psycho-therapy. Repressed and beyond the field of awareness. Instincts, impulses, desires, Freudian slips (an unintentional error that has psychological meaning and intentions), bodily sensations, symptoms, dreams. The unconscious is also called the id. Chronic – persisting for a long time or constantly recurring….

Belfast Exposed Photography

Mervyn Smyth Community Engagement Manager at Belfast Exposed. “Belfast Exposed has over 30 years’ experience delivering photography projects with communities across Northern Ireland. Whether building new skills or community capacity, we design our projects side by side with community partners to enable creativity and critical thinking, where the camera becomes a tool for driving and…

Facilitation Techniques

Art Studio and Workshop Session Studio Group: Date 17/10/18 Focus of the session/topic Weaving in art therapy. Facilitator Kevin Burns done H&S and intro to weaving Stacy spoke about her work the Pamela done book club then I gave my talk. What I experimented with today (e.g. style, technique, art media)? To be honest this…

Studio Workshops

Belfast castle forest Started the session off in silences we had to walk thought forest and observe everything picking up things that drew our attention. On the way we had different stops Draw the trees Drew the lines meeting the sky Drew the river Drew the lines on the ground around the tree Final stop…

Book Club

Chapter 1-4 Art therapy David Edwards I found these chapters difficult to read there was a lot of information that i found difficult to process a lot of terms and words that where new to me. These chapters are about the development of art therapy and some of the main people involved in the life…