Therapeutic Art as Self-Care: Self-Reflection through Collage
May 25, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm| Free
Hands-on art activities in this virtual experiential event on the benefits of using collage techniques to cope with work-related stressors.
Art-making can be a powerful self-care tool to prevent burnout in providers working with individuals who have experienced trauma. This hands-on workshop will explore the benefits of using collage techniques to cope with work-related stressors, enhance self-awareness, and strengthen resilience.
By popular demand – this event is focused on doing the activities.
What to have: You will need a flat surface to build upon such as heavy-duty paper, cardboard, or canvas, as well as some magazines, scissors, glue, and a writing utensil.
Your choice of available art materials – such as pencils, markers, and paint – is optional.
No artistic skill is needed!
Presenter: Eve J. Cannon, LPC, LPAT, ATR-BC, LPC, NCC is a licensed professional counselor, licensed and board-certified art therapist, trainer, and health coach with a Master of Arts in Counseling from Caldwell University and Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Performance from Marymount Manhattan College.
Supported in part by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health
This Resiliency Series is specially offered for community members and organizations who through their work are First Responders or are involved with those affected by the Substance Use Crisis in Philadelphia. The stress of caring for others can affect our bodies and minds. This free virtual series is here to support our workplaces and community and is open to anyone.
For information on Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS), visit #TakeCarePHL at https://www.philadelphiaaces.org/sts. Visit the Events page to sign up for notifications of future events.
Please only submit your event once.