Fusion Art Therapy - Confused?

Fusion Art Therapy - Confused?

27 March 2015

The early days of professional art therapy focussed on developing a theoretical base, usually after noticing the astonishing beneficial effects of art-making with clients. Since World War 1 when Adrian Hill coined the term Art Therapy, the profession has been growing, by and large mirroring parallel developments in psychotherapy, and[...]

Draw Yourself Happy: Drawing, Creativity + Your Brain  By: Robin Landa | December 3, 2014      

Draw Yourself Happy: Drawing, Creativity + Your Brain By: Robin Landa | December 3, 2014      

06 December 2014

      Forget Sudoku. Draw. We do lots of things to promote our well being, become more resilient and ward off decline—we eat our veggies, exercise regularly, and imbibe green tea and red wine. Some of us give our brains a workout, as well, doing crossword puzzles, playing games, learning new skills or languages,[...]

The Internet - Art for the Heart Workshop, December 2014

The Internet - Art for the Heart Workshop, December 2014

02 December 2014

In art psychotherapy we explore the internal world of our feelings, thoughts, memories, physical sensations, movement, well-being and so on. The relationship between the inner and outer worlds is continually evaluated and reflected upon - how our inner and outer worlds meet each other and interact.   The internet introduces a new[...]

2015 Dates for Art for the Heart Workshops

2015 Dates for Art for the Heart Workshops

28 November 2014

These are the dates for 2015 workshops. Jan 12, 19, 26; Feb 2, 9, (not 16 or 23); Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 (10 sessions) April 13, 20, 27, May (not 4), 11, 18, (not 25); Jun 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 (10 sessions) Sept 21, 28; Oct 5, 12, (not 19), 27;[...]

Fairytale Land - Art for the Heart workshop

Fairytale Land - Art for the Heart workshop

25 November 2014

  Art for the Heart workshop theme this week was to invite participants to make an image entitled 'Fairytale Land'. This was such a dreamy workshop with everyone getting lost in liminal space and thoughts. Everything is possible in fairytale land so we had flying dragons, princesses, magic spells, finding love,[...]

Black Feathers - Art for the Heart Workshop

Black Feathers - Art for the Heart Workshop

25 November 2014

Art for the Heart Workshop on Feathers 10 November 2014Each participant was invited to take a single black feather from the box and to take more if desired. They were to use the black feathers in anyway they like and incorporate it into an image or artwork. Feathers evoke feelings of lightness,[...]

Time workshop - Art for the Heart

Time workshop - Art for the Heart

09 October 2014

Following a workshop on space, the Art for the Heart group was invited to make images about Time. Each person brought a different and personal perspective to the theme: A Biological Time Clock Machine; Timelessness; Ageing and Entrapment by Time.    [...]

Circle Workshop - Art for the Heart

Circle Workshop - Art for the Heart

09 October 2014

The very first marks or drawings made by a young child are often circular scribbles, being the first stage of creating the visual form of a human face. At the beginning of another Art for the Heart term I invite participants including several new group members to think about the[...]

Japan 2014

Japan 2014

03 September 2014

In January 2014 the Japanese Society of Homeopaths invited my partner and I to present our work in Tokyo. As a medical doctor and homeopath, Dr. Brian Kaplan lectured on his specialist subject on how to take a homeopathic case history while I was invited to run a workshop on[...]

'Painting is by nature a luminous language' - Robert Delaunay

'Painting is by nature a luminous language' - Robert Delaunay

03 September 2014

If you would like to post an image with some words about art therapy, please email me.[...]

Autumn 2014 > Art for the Heart workshop details

Autumn 2014 > Art for the Heart workshop details

06 August 2014

Art for the Heart workshops take place every Monday evening during term-time from 7.15.pm-9.15.pm at London Art Therapy Centre 25-27 Bickerton Road, London N19 5JT (Nearest tube- Archway; free parking on street after 6.30pm)           Autumn 2014 - 12 workshops September 15, 22, 29 October 6, 13, (not 20), 27 November 3, 10, 17, 24 December 1, 8   Booking   The workshop[...]