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WellBeing - Creative Self Care Workshops - Vision Boards/ Creative Journalling/ Beyond Black and White/ Magic Garden / Body Alive

Event number: 19289
5 CPD hours
Workshop
Presenter(s): Jacki Short MAPS

Vision Board Workshop

Saturday, 27 January, 2018

 

 

 

Imagine and create the year you want in this day of making your own vision board. A vision board is tool used to help clarify, concentrate and maintain focus on specific life goals. We will engage in practical exercises to reflect on the year ahead before using collagé and art materials to create individual vision boards. Your vision board will display images that represent whatever you want to be, do or have in your life this year. Discover the fun and focus in vision boards for self care, goal setting and inspiration. 

 

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Identify your vision and give it clarity
  • Keep your attention on your intentions
  • Create your own vision board for 2018
  • Reflect in ways that are comfortable for you
  • Work in the safe environment of a small group

Methods will include:

  • Interactive presentations
  • Large group discussions
  • Pair and small group discussions
  • Experiential collagé exercise 
  • Use of reflective cards and sentence starters
  • Reflection opportunities for application of methods

Creative Journalling - Reflective Writing Workshop


Saturday 3rd February, 2018

Embark on a day's journey of creative writing exercises designed for self-reflection and awareness. Embrace your love of words and writing and experience how creative writing can be inspiring, nurturing, stimulating and generative. Practice easy-to-use journaling exercises you can use in on-going self care practice. Discover the possibilities of creative writing to reconnect with yourself, deepen work and build relationships.

 

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Explore 10 different creative writing exercises 
  • Build skills in reflective writing use
  • Reflect in ways that are comfortable for you
  • Work in the safe environment of a small group

Methods will include:

  • Interactive presentations
  • Large group discussions
  • Pair and small group discussions
  • Live demonstration of methods
  • Experiential writing exercises 
  • Use of reflective cards and sentence starters
  • Reflection opportunities for application of methods

Beyond Black and White Workshop

 Saturday 3rd March, 2018

 

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.

Danny Kaye

 

See beyond extremes and be curious about the middle ground. Using ink, charcoals, oil pastels and paint, we will explore the shades of grey (not necessarily the 50!) and colour in our personal and professional lives. Art methods can provide a deep and powerful means of expression that transcends words. Learn art methods to enhance your self-awareness and build your self-care tool kit.

 

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Experience a range of art exercises for self reflection 
  • Build skills in use of art methods
  • Use ink, charcoals, paint and pastels in structured art exercises
  • Reflect in ways that are comfortable for you
  • Work in the safe environment of a small group

Methods will include:

  • Interactive presentations
  • Large group discussions
  • Pair and small group discussions
  • Experiential art exercises 
  • Practice with ink, charcoals, pastels and paint 
  • Reflection opportunities for application of methods 

Magic Garden Workshop

 

 Saturday 7th April, 2018

 

 

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.

Henry David Thoreau

 

Be inspired by colour and creativity. If you enjoy colouring but can't carve enough time for it, this is the workshop for you. On the strength and popularity of Johanna Basford's book, Secret Garden - we will be exploring a range of colouring and simple drawing exercises for personal reflections. Enter the magic garden of colour and imagination to play with and be inspired by possibilities for new bursts of growth, places of fallow rest and safe nests for holding. Art methods provide a window between our inner and outer worlds. Discover how simple colouring and art exercises can relax and inspire, enhance your self-awareness and provide tools for reflection and new directions. 

 

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Experience a range of colouring and drawing exercises for self reflection, relaxation and fun
  • Build skills in art methods
  • Have time for structured art therapy
  • Reflect in ways that are comfortable for you
  • Work in the safe environment of a small group

Methods will include:

  • Interactive presentations
  • Large group discussions
  • Pair and small group discussions
  • Experiential art exercises 
  • Practice with colouring, drawing and reflective writing
  • Reflection opportunities for application of methods

Body Alive Workshop

Saturday 5th May, 2018

 

Move and connect with your body in creative ways. Experience an active day of drama games and movement exercises designed to reconnect you to your body, spirit and purpose. We will be exploring a range of gentle exercises drawing on Gestalt and body-orientated methods. Frtiz Perls challenges us to "lose our minds and come to our senses". Discover how simple movement exercises can relax and reinvigorate the chair-bound professional and enhance your physical and mental health.

 

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Experience a range of drama and movement exercises for self reflection, relaxation and fun
  • Build skills in drama and movement based exercises
  • Learn practical, easy movement exercises to use every day
  • Reflect in ways that are comfortable for you
  • Work in the safe environment of a small group

Methods will include:

  • Interactive presentations
  • Large group discussions
  • Pair and small group discussions
  • Experiential drama and movement exercises 
  • Practice with group work
  • Reflection opportunities for application of methods

Workshop Venue

Burwood RSL, 96 Shaftesbury Rd, Burwood. Free onsite parking and walking distance to trains and buses.

 

Who should attend?

Men and women interested in a warm and friendly non-pathologisingly space for thinking about, "How am I?", "What do I need?", "'Where am I going?". This day offers self reflection, self care, relaxation and self recognition. It is open to all who are interested in self discovery and self expression in safety and with fun and joy.

 

Play therapists, art therapists, psychologists, social workers, counsellors, case workers, child and family workers, pastoral workers, other allied health professionals and students who are currently working or intend to work with creative media in counselling and group work could especially benefit and use for CPD. No artistic experience or skill is necessary.

 

Workshop Details

Included in the workshop price of $197:

  • Certificate of Attendance
  • All art supplies 
  • Morning & Afternoon Teas
  • GST
  • 10am - 4pm
  • 5 CPD points/hours (10 hours for AASW members)

Workshop Facilitator

Jacki Short - Counselling Psychologist and Registered Play Therapist and Supervisor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Work Paying?

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Send us an email requesting an invoice via the contact page with your name, the dates and name of course/courses you'd like to do and the name of your organisation who you want us to invoice and we will send you an organisational invoice and a registration form.

 

Wellbeing Workshops 

 

Workshops Overview:

Open to all adults, these one day workshops provide reflective and active opportunities to imagine, create, write, colour, draw, collagé, move and play. All of us have our areas of professional expertise and intense personal focus. Day after day we work intently at our own miniature paintings. These workshops help us look up and see the broader landscape.

 

These WellBeing Workshops provide creative tool kits for self care, time for tuning in and tuning up and a friendly space to ask and answer, "How am I travelling"? Join other like minded people who wish to fill their  tanks with nurturing, energy and inspiring new ideas.

 

These interactive days will be among the most fun you could have gaining personal and professional development!  Enrol for all five or choose the ones that grab, draw or speak most to you.

 

Wellbeing/ Creative Self Care Workshops                                                  

Vision Boards

Sat Jan 27, 2018

Creative Journaling - Reflective Writing 

Sat Feb 3, 2018

Beyond Black and White 

Sat Mar 3, 2018

Magic Garden 

Sat April 7, 2018 

Body Alive 

Sat May 05, 2018

   

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About the presenter(s)

Jacki Short is the Owner and Director of Sydney Centre for Creative Change. She is a registered Counselling Psychologist and Play Therapist with over twenty five years of clinical experience with children, young people and adults. Her work involves counselling, supervision, education and research.

As an experienced and Masters qualified adult educator, Jacki has trained thousands of students and course participants in Australia and internationally and remains committed to the safe and expressive growth of all those with whom she works. She gives her training participants practical, evidence-based techniques to help their clients talk about their lives more easily, feel better understood and find solutions that are right for them.

Website

Downloads

Vision Board.pdf [99.2 KB]

Online registration

Burwood, Sydney

Vision Boards Workshop
96 Shaftesbury Rd
Burwood, Sydney, NSW 2134
Australia
Venue is wheelchair accessible
Start date: 27/1/2018
End date: 27/1/2018
Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Burwood, Sydney

Creative Jounalling/ Reflective Writing Workshop
96 Shaftesbury Rd
Burwood, Sydney, NSW 2134
Australia
Venue is wheelchair accessible
Start date: 3/2/2018
End date: 3/2/2018
Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Burwood, Sydney

Beyond Black and White Workshop
96 Shaftesbury Rd
Burwood, Sydney, NSW 2134
Australia
Venue is wheelchair accessible
Start date: 3/3/2018
End date: 3/3/2018
Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Burwood, Sydney

Magic Garden Workshop
96 Shaftesbury Rd
Burwood, Sydney, NSW 2134
Australia
Venue is wheelchair accessible
Start date: 7/4/2018
End date: 7/4/2018
Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Burwood, Sydney

Body Alive Workshop
96 Shaftesbury Rd
Burwood, Sydney, NSW 2134
Australia
Venue is wheelchair accessible
Start date: 5/5/2018
End date: 5/5/2018
Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Cost

Each Workshop Regular Price $197

Organiser

Sydney Centre for Creative Change
We are an Australian based training company providing high quality, experiential training to small groups of clinicians and students. Training is offered in a range of creative therapies suitable for clients of all ages and many presenting issues in both individual and group settings. The evidence-based, hands-on training makes it highly suitable for Continuing Professional Development for psychologists, social workers, counsellors and other mental health workers.
Contact Jacki Short
0411 209 802