I have been very keen to expand my therapy practice to include art therapies and to demonstrate to the mainstream public the value of exploring the emotions though individual creativity. Here is a sample of what is on offer at the Open Studio in Gippsland.
It has been quite a daunting task to have my own work on exhibition after so many years, I have been an active therapist and a closet painter.
We are not officially open yet, but already there have been a number of interested visitors and so many people have offered encouragement and support, it is quite uplifting.
The task now is to try to get other artists and therapists interested in opening up their facilities. It is time to demystify the processes of therapy. Moving forward with one’s life and goals doesn’t have to be clinical and laborious. It can be exciting and fun. Therapy is not a treatment it is a pathway to self-discovery.
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