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Lecture and workshop with Shaun McNiff in Candler/Emory University

posted Oct 5, 2010, 11:33 PM by Annalisa Ippolito   [ updated Oct 5, 2010, 11:46 PM ]
                        WELCOMING SHADOW

CREATING HEALING SPACE FOR RECLAIMING THE CREATIVE with SHAUN MCNIFF

 

AUTHOR OF: ART HEALS: HOW CREATIVITY CURES THE SOUL and ART AS MEDICINE: CREATING A THERAPY OF THE IMAGINATION

 

                                                    Sponsored by

 

                                                     GEORGIA ART THERAPY ASSOCIATION and  

OFFICE OF STUDENT PROGRAMMING

CANDLER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY

EMORY UNIVERSITY

 

An exploration of what leaders do to create safe spaces where participants can practice letting go of inhibitions, cultivating responsiveness to the creative force, and learning how to witness and support the expression of others. Learn how to accept the threats and fears of expression as vital partners in remaking and revitalizing ourselves and our communities through infusions of imagination.

 

LECTURE:         OCTOBER 14, 7-9 PM

LOCATION: CANDLER/EMORY UNIVERSITY

2 CE’S for lpc’s and lcsw’s (applied for)

 

WORKSHOP:      OCTOBER 15, 9-4:00

LOCATION: EAST LAKE COMMONS CO-HOUSING; DANCING FOX ROAD

5 CE’S for lpc’s and lcsw’s (applied for)

 

Shaun McNiff is an internationally recognized authority on the arts and healing, creativity enhancement, creativity and leadership, and art-based research which was first formulated by his writings. He is an exhibiting painter and author of many books that include Art Heals: How Creativity Cures the Soul,! Trust the Process: An Artist's Guide to Letting Go; Art as Medicine: Creating a Therapy of the Imagination; Creating with Others: The Practice of Imagination in Life, Art and the Workplace; Art-Based Research, Depth Psychology of Art, and The Arts and Psychotherapy. His most recent book, Integrating the Arts in Therapy: History, Theory, and Practice, was published in 2009. McNiff established the first expressive arts therapy graduate training program at Lesley University from which the discipline of expressive arts therapy emerged.

 

Sign up Information:

 

Cost: Lecture: $15: Workshop: $110   

Make check payable to “GATA” and mail it along with the registration form below to:

 

Hertencer Sheppard

4662 Garden Hills Dr

Stone Mountain, GA 30083.

 

Email questions to Tori Tinsley, the GATA program chair at: victoriatinsley@gmail.com.

 

To learn more about Georgia Art Therapy Assoc, go to www.georgiaarttherapy.org.