Teens and Adults
The Blind Contour Mirror Drawings
An Art Therapy Group which is geared towards reducing depression, increasing self-awareness, improving self-acceptance/self-identity, and fostering a sense of connectedness.
Trauma Survivor's Art Therapy Support Group
The structure of this program is based on the art therapy exercises as outlined in "Managing Traumatic Stress", by Barry Cohen, Mary-Michola Barnes, and Anita Rankin. Goals are to identify, manage, and heal from the traumatic stress, explore new coping strategies, improve day-to-day functioning, and increase the quality of life.
Areas covered are:
1) Developing Basic Tools for Managing Distress.
2) Acknowledging and Regulating your Emotions.
3) Being and Functioning in the World.
Other resources for the group would include"The PTSD Workbook" by Mary Beth Williams and Soili Poijula.