Art Therapy: a safe way to express loss

Whilst working with drug and alcohol affected adolescents, I was asked to reflect on Art Therapy and the benefits that might be gained from using art to safely express emotions. Read the article on Art Therapy and how it might help dealing with loss, as published in the Illawara Mercury. Tina Pitsiavas is a Counsellor, Art Therapist and ... continue reading

The Colour of Life

Last summer had been unseasonally wet and cool. If I could select a colour to describe this past summer, I would be hard pressed picking a bright, lively colour. Instead, I would probably select a dark bluish-grey to describe the cloudy and wet conditions. After weeks of this bluish-grey summer, I decided to cast my mind back to the last time I ... continue reading