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Introduction to Initiatic Art Therapy Workshops

Workshop Part 1

Thursday 3rd October, 2019

Workshop Part 2

Friday 4th October, 2019

GIGS Artist Studios

Lincoln Causeway,

Wodonga, VIC



$260 pp per workshop per person

You can attend one workshop or both! Both workshops give you different techniques for your tool box. Workshop 1 is the same workshop that was run in 2018, so attending workshop 2 will give you new skills for your tool box.

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 (3rd year) and Janene (2nd year) are studying for their Masters in Therapeutic Arts Practice at MIECAT.

Mel and Janene are now offering these opportunities for professionals to experience an Introduction to Initiatic Art Therapy skills.

By the end of each 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 (each workshop) Introduction to Initiatic Art Therapy Workshops which will involve the following:

• Experiential initiatic art therapy techniques which may be used to engage with a variety of clients, including children and young people.

• Learning beginning art therapy strategies as part of a calming and regulation toolbox.

A certificate of attendance will be provided.

Investment: $260 (including GST), limited places available.

Morning and afternoon tea provided, please bring your own lunch.

For more information and to enrol, please download this form and email to Mel:

Mel - 0458 382 569 or

Janene - 0412 053 485 or