Category Archives: Art for Wellbeing

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…

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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