The Powers of Therapeutic Photography

It has long been recognised that the arts have potential healing and therapeutic effects.  For many years I have used photography as personal   therapy to help myself through some dark times in my life, when my camera, my dogs and walks were the main things keeping me sane.  As a person-centred counsellor, I’m interested in the increasing evidence…

Tree of Life Visualisation

This meditation is lovely to use to ground yourself when you’re feeling anxious or stressed.  The visualisation can help to calm yourself down, or to give you an energy boost if needed. Tree of Life Visualisation Begin by sitting in a comfortable position. You can use a chair if you like, but for best results,…

Catching the Sun – Making SunCatchers

How to Make SunCatchers In our Art for Wellbeing groups, we always combine making beautiful works of art with our discussion about mental health and wellbeing.  During this session, we talked about negative bias and how much easier it is to focus on the more negative aspects of our lives, especially with all the dreadful…

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