Transforming Your Inner Critic
Date: June 9, 2018 10-4
Location: @ Sanctuary Counselling 79 Joseph St., Kitchener Ontario
Cost: $250.00 includes all materials and light lunch
Registration: Register via this Facebook Page or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Join Sanctuary Counselling and Edge of Grey Encaustics as we dig deeply and explore our inner critic. What if we could transform this relationship from a source of stress to one of empowerment? In this unique workshop blending encaustic art and therapy in a healing circle practice, we will learn how to connect with the critic, deconstruct our fears and gain a greater sense of freedom and courage to explore our creative and intuitive self.
We all know that pesky inner critic – that internal voice that tells us we aren’t smart enough, brave enough or good enough and better not try anything new or step outside our comfort zone. These thoughts can range from moderately cautious to completely debilitating. But, what if we could transform this relationship from a source to stress to one of empowerment? In this unique workshop, that blends art and therapy in a healing circle practice you will learn how to connect with the critic, deconstruct your fears and gain a greater sense of freedom and courage to explore your creative and intuitive self.
This workshop promises to delve deeply and not only explore our inner critics, but also look at how engaging in creative practices can actually change the brain, leading to a sense of well-being, increased productivity, and new pathways to creative solutions. We will spend time learning the process of encaustic art; layering and fusing of the wax, embedding, gouging and mark making techniques, and more, while being mindful of the changes in the mind and body as we engage in this amazing artistic process.
This full day workshop is perfect for anyone looking to examine and transform the relationship with their own inner critic, for artists and creatives looking to explore their practice from a new perspective, and for professionals looking to open new creative pathways and release self doubt.
Sunna Murphy, H.B.A, M.S.W., R.S.W., is a licensed clinical social worker with specialties in the area of trauma, sexual abuse, domestic violence, PTSD, and adolescent psychology. Sunna has over 10 years of experience working with diverse clients on issues related to sexuality, gender, race, disability, and equity. Her unique therapeutic approach blends art based methods, circle practice, and narrative therapies. She is passionate about helping people find their authentic voice and using creative pathways to healing. She owns Sanctuary Counselling.
Kim Kool is an encaustic artist with a passion for community development and engagement. She holds a BA, a Certificate in Conflict Management and Mediation, a Certificate in Trauma Counselling for Front-Line Workers, and as well traiing in facilitating personalized planning documents. She specializes in community engagement and is passionate about connecting individuals with their creativity. She owns Edge of Grey Encaustics.