9:30 AM09:30

Introduction to Initiatic Art Therapy Workshop

Melanie Kilo has a Masters in Social Work, and is an accredited mental health social worker in private practice at Phoenix Wings Wellness in Wodonga, Corowa, and Wagga.

Janene Castillo holds a Diploma of  Fine Arts, is a professional artist, and runs
The Artspot Wodonga, a local art school. Her activities include
Creativity for Wellbeing workshops and private sessions.

Mel and Janene have both completed the 2 year course of Initiatic Art Therapy, and the 1 year course of Clay Field Therapy through the Institute for Sensorimotor Arts Therapy. Janene has also completed her Diploma in Sensorimotor Art Therapy.
Currently both Mel (2nd year) and Janene (1st year) are studying for their
Masters in Therapeutic Arts Practice at MIECAT.

Mel and Janene are now offering this opportunity for professionals to
experience an introduction to Initiatic Art Therapy skills.

By the end of the workshop, you will have experienced how Initiatic Art Therapy practice may be used to engage with your clients, as well as have an opportunity to learn more about yourself.

Participants will attend the 6.5 hour Introduction to Initiatic Art Therapy workshop, which will involve the following:

· Experiential initiatic art therapy techniques to engage with a variety of clients,
especially children and young people.

· Learning initiatic art therapy strategies as part of a calming and regulation toolbox.


As a result the participants will be able to:

· Use initiatic art therapy methods for engagement, resilience, and calming.

· Build a initiatic art therapy toolbox for regulation and calming

· Experience their own personal growth through the processes


A certificate of attendance will be provided.

Investment: $220, limited places available.
Morning and afternoon tea provided, please bring your own lunch.

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For more information and to enrol, please contact:
Mel - 0458 382 569 or mel@phoenixwingswellness.com.au
Janene - 0412 053 485 or janene@theartspot.com.au


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1:30 PM13:30

Vision Board Circle

Ready to create your future?

Want to try something creative, but don't consider yourself to be arty? Why not try an afternoon of collage and fun, with some goal setting strategies thrown in. 

Join us Sunday 11th February from 1.30pm to 5.O0pm to build your 2018 vision board.  We will dive into your intentions and dreams to build goals and manifest your desires this year.

Cost: $60.00 (payments due by 8th February, and direct deposits details will be provided upon booking). 

Location: GIGS Artists Studios; Gateway Village - Lincoln Causeway. Wodonga. 

RSVP: Email Mel on mel@phoenixwingswellness.com.au to book.  

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6:30 PM18:30

From The Heart - Art Exhibition Grand Opening

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Exciting news!

I am part of an art exhibition starting this week at GIGS Art Gallery! Included are several art therapy works that I’ve completed during my first year of Masters in Therapeutic Arts Practice, as well as an experimental ink painting, and painted grounding stones I’ve been working on for a while. I’ve never considered myself to be an artist, merely a creative type, so this is super exciting!

The grand opening details;

Date: Thursday 8th February

Time: 6.30pm

Location: GIGS Exhibition Studio, Lincoln Village Causeway, Wodonga.

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