Caring for Self: A self-care workshop for therapists Nov 19 2016 10am-4pm With Petrea Hansen-Adamidis DTATI, RCAT, RP

  • 2016-11-19
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • VanDuzier Art Studio 196 Beverley St. Toronto, ON.

In the helping profession it is easy to get lost in the flow of helping others at the risk of overlooking or putting our own feelings on the back burner. We may feel such a strong need to guide and sometimes rescue our clients and patients that we overlook the toll it takes on our own mental health. In this workshop we will explore the many ways that art can help us stay centered, maintain healthy boundaries, and prevent compassion fatigue. Participants will utilize mindfulness based practices and positive psychology via art making to establish a sustainable self-care practice. No art experience needed. All materials provided.

Discover ways to honour your self and refuel

Key Learning points/Learning objectives:

  • Understand the impact of client’s narratives on the helper;
  • Learn specific ways to debrief using art after difficult sessions;
  • Experience self-care through art making;
  • Develop a sustainable creative self-care practice.

Location: VanDuzier Art Studio 196 Beverley St. Toronto, ON. Student rates available.  Early bird rate if registered before October 20th, 2016.

Fee:  Regular: $135 Early Bird rate before October 20/16 $125

Student (with ID): $85 Student (with ID) Early Bird rate before Oct 20/16 $75

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Petrea Hansen-Adamidis DTATI, RCAT is a Registered Art Therapist working in the field of art therapy for over 20 years. For the past 14 years she has worked as an Expressive Arts Therapist at The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, a children’s mental health, treatment and research centre. Petrea serves individual and parent child dyads, specializing in trauma assessments and treatment. Petrea is also a student supervisor and instructor at The Toronto Art Therapy Institute.