Artsy Techniques & Creative Ideas
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Creating a Self Regulation Comfort Kit >> Relaxation Bottle | creativity in motion : My long term goal is to create some kind of comfort kit that includes a variety of these hands on tools that I can use in my group work with school age youth impacted by trauma.
Art response journal to active listening. This was a process I used to "digest" the experiences of others. Through it, I found I felt more connected to the speaker as well as larger humanity. I also found that if a particular story really stuck with me, this was a good process of letting go. **The dialogue in the image is not an actual dialogue. It is completely made up and exaggerated.
Creative Planning: Mind Mapping | creativity in motion >> Over the last year, I’ve started to use this visual technique to organize ideas and thoughts and have found it super helpful for projects, meetings or presentations, and things I need help in better understanding or making sense of.
Belly casting celebrates baby and pregnancy: Registered art therapist Emily Boyce started offering pregnancy belly casting services in 2011. She already worked with pregnancy and pregnancy loss art therapy groups, and belly casting seemed like the natural next step.