Join art therapists, community leaders, artists, and mental health counselors from the Midwest to learn how art can inspire and promote community revitalization and personal empowerment. Keynote speaker, Holly Feen-Calligan, Ph.D., ATR-BC, will share how Detroit’s creative community plays a crucial role in bridging divides among people and rebuilding civic spirit.
All-day event of workshops, lectures, and discussions exploring how arts can be used to inspire and promote community revitalization and personal empowerment.
Art Therapy Symposium
Friday, April 7, 2017
8:00am - 6:00pm
Mount Mary University
About the Keynote SpeakerDr. Holly Feen-Calligan has directed the art therapy program at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. In this capacity she has negotiated art therapy internships and service-learning placements in neighborhoods all over the city and surrounding suburbs, allowing her to interact with numerous social service agencies, art centers, city leaders and citizens. In 2010 she co-founded ArtsCorpsDetroit, aimed at strengthening university-community relationships, service-learning and volunteerism for students, alumni and others who want to help revitalize the City of Detroit through the arts. A prominent speaker and published author, Holly’s diverse areas of research include effective models of service-learning, resiliency in African American homeless women, and community based art therapy models.
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Art Therapist Bevie LaBrie Presents:
Creative Art Journal Making Workshop
Art of Counseling, 275 4th St E. #301, St Paul 55101
Sept 10th, 2016! 9am-4pm $75
Join us for an energizing day of creative play. You will create a personalized journal using re-claimed materials, including cardboard, paintings, yarn, twine, fabric, and elements from nature. I will guide you through the group process. Experimentation with materials and supportive writing prompts will open up self-exploration, insight about your life journey, and resiliency against stress.
The simple process is one you can easily share with others at work, at home or with friends. The workshop is perfect for therapists, teachers, parents, writers, art journalers, gift givers and more.
Sign up ASAP! If minimum enrollment is not filled by Sept 5th the workshop will be cancelled and payments will be refunded.
Fostering restorative habits through artistic expression
April 30 – May 2
If we are perfectly honest, most of us could use a focused weekend to refresh and revitalize. The Art Colony is pleased to serve those in our community who are looking for that extra space, time, and guidance to consider the intersections between our inner and outer worlds through the vehicle of creative exploration. Connect in more meaningful ways with your own story and developing sense of self, dialogue with others in the helping professions, and acquire new artistic and therapeutic tools and vocabularies by which to deal with life’s challenges. Whether you are a caregiver, an educator, a health professional, a parent, or another type of professional, we invite you to take advantage of this opportunity. The mission of the Grand Marais Art Colony is to provide services to artists, promote art education, and nurture art in our community by providing an environment for creative excellence.
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