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Web of Life Art Therapy

Web of Life Art Therapy

6 bellevue park, Blackrock, Ireland

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About Web of Life is an art therapy service, helping children and adults connect to emotional health through creativity
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Description Web of Life is committed to supporting the holistic growth of our community by offering an Art Therapy service for children and adults who need support to manage a difficulty in their life.

Services offered are: 1:1 art therapy for children and adults, outdoor art therapy and art in the wild; and group art therapy sessions.

As part of the human race we are lucky to have a big capacity to change and grow. Each of us is a highly valuable, priceless, non repeatable model, with a unique ability to give something precious to the world that only we can. When we know ourselves and our value, we become agents for change in the world, and the benefit of our presence ripples out throughout the community. Art Therapy can enable us to find our own locus of change in our lives. We can use these creative skills everyday in exploring and interacting with our world. We can find creative solutions to challenges we meet, and walk with confidence and pride in ourselves and our ability to be us.

Art therapy is a form of psychotherapy that uses art as the main form of communication. As Art therapy is not dependent on spoken words it can be helpful for anyone who finds it hard to express their thoughts and feelings verbally. It can be helpful for very young children, children with communication problems, and children who are speaking in a second language. Children and young people referred for art therapy need not have previous art experience or skill.
The art therapist’s role is to facilitate communication of children’s thoughts and feelings through the use of art.

“others see the world as it is and ask why, I see the world as it could be and ask why not?” - George Bernard Shaw, (a well known Irish Art Therapist of the twentieth century).

Web of Life aims to support the growth of emotional intelligence and resilience in people so that they can be the best that they can be. We all have an innate need for connection. Working with both the head and the heart, W

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