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Benefits of Group Art Therapy for Kids

Kids Art Studio Group
Details:

Who is this for:

- An Art Therapy group for children aged roughly between 8-11 with disability or social needs.

- For children who enjoy using art and sensory art materials

Facilitated by:

- Lead Registered Art Therapist: Alana Stewart of Finding Wellbeing Art Therapy & CounsellingAlana is passionate about arts role in children's development and emotional learning. She has a degree in Psychology and Masters in Art Therapy. She has been working in community service/disability field for around 10 years.

- Supported by Art Therapy assistant, Laura who is a current final year Masters of Art Therapy student. Laura is highly educated in psychology and has earned a bachelor and postgraduate in this area. She is experienced in the disability field through her support work experience. Laura has completed the equivalent of a postgraduate certificate in Art Therapy and is currently finishing her masters with a supervised placement in a primary school for children with disability. 

Group size:

- Group size limited, smaller groups to support children who have disability needs.

- Two facilitators will be present and there will be no more than 3-4 kids per facilitator. 

Materials: 

- Located in an Art Therapy studio with lots of paints, pastels, pens, crafts, slime, play dough and more.

- All materials provided.

- Please dress children in clothes suitable for messy play.

Goals:

- For social & emotional regulation capacity building.

- Focus is given to self-directed art making for self-expression, building social confidence, relationship skills and positive self esteem.

Starting when:

Mondays after school, starting late May.

Time:

4:30pm - 6pm

Term period:

Requires a commitment to join for a term period of 5 weeks.

How to book:

- Book a free 15 minute meet and greet to ask any questions! 

- Intake assessments occurring now.

Email: hello@yellowgum.art

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