DBT AND POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY STRATEGIES

Including art making exercises for clients to develop resilience and distress tolerance.

 

All participants will be sent a list of Art Materials required.

Expressive Therapy Clinic offers a unique opportunity to participate in a one day workshop using creativity and Art Therapy in association with other therapies:

 

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Positive Psychology

 

The knowledge gained is especially helpful for Health Care Professionals, Teachers, School Counsellors, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Counsellors, Art therapists and people interested in gaining more skills to increase general wellness for themselves and for others they work with.

 

NO ARTIST TALENT REQUIRED!

PROGRAM OUTLINE

Saturday

 

Session 1

Introduction to Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and States of Mind.

How to get to ‘Wise Mind’ Artwork – Pencils and paper (10am – 11am)

 

Session 2

Distress Tolerance – Distraction and Self- Soothe.

Artwork – Collage (magazines, paper glue and scissors – perhaps texters)
(11am – 12.00pm)

Session 3

 

Emotion Regulation – How do I maintain health emotions

Old Box, magazines Glue, scissors
(12.00 pm – 1.00pm)

 

Lunch – 1pm – 1.30pm

 

Session 4

Introduction to Positive Psychology – Savouring and Remembering 

Art Work – Find a momento or a photo that brings you joy – construction from found objects in the home symbolizing this event and the joy.
(1.30pm – 2.30pm)

 

Session 5

Expressing Gratitude and Finding Meaning

Art Work – make a survival box
(2.30 – 3.00)

 

Session 6

Developing Strengths and Resilience

Artwork – symbol of inner resilience
(3.00–3.45pm)

 

Reflections and Questions 3.45 – 4.00pm

Location & Details

Facilitator

Megan Shiell Grad Dip Ex.Th, M.A AThr – Dialectical Behaviour Therapist

 

Where

Through Zoom

 

Time

10 am till 4 pm (NSW Time)

LIMIT of 10 participants

PAYMENT/REGISTRATION OPTIONS

$220 full rate (GST included).

ART THERAPY

WEEKEND TRAINING WORKSHOP

$220.00

COURSE DATES

Clear

All participants will be sent a list of Art Materials required.