Guaranteed confidentiality (groups are also confidential but there is more certainty in individual counseling)
Level of exploration may be more comprehensive and tailored to the individual.
Appointment times and session parameters have more flexibility.
Great for peer support and building mutual understanding.
Includes the integration of many diverse perspectives and viewpoints.
Encourages development of communication and socialization skills.
Sharing experiences and engaging in creative pursuits in the presence of others is in itself therapeutic.
I enjoy offering community workshops, team-building sessions and presentations on art therapy, where I usually incorporate an experiential component so participants can get a feel of what the art process is all about. All workshops and presentations are tailored to the needs and interests of the organization or group.
Below are some of the organizations I have worked with in the past:
St. John's, NL:
Namaste Women's Organization
St. John's Women's Center
The Boys & Girls Club of St. John's
Calgary Dayhome Agency
Operational Stress Injury Clinic
Health Upwardly Mobile Inc.
Moss Postpartum House
Hull Family Services
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Centre