ART & HEALING GROUPS FOR CANCER RECOVERY

UPLIFTING THE SPIRIT
 

The following groups were created with the intention to support healing in cancer by offering connection with others, mindfulness based art therapy and psycho-social skills for coping with the experiences of cancer.


Patients in medical treatment or those who have ended medical treatment and are in the survivorship phase of healing along with caregivers are welcome to register for the art and healing group.
The structure of the group offers time for sharing your experiences and concerns, supporting others, making art and learning body-mind skills to manage stress in cancer recovery.


The creative expression or art making portion of the group requires no additional fine art training. Basic art instruction and art materials are provided. Read more about Art Therapy 

 


DROP IN ART AND HEALING GROUPS
Drop in groups are offered bi-weekly  
Group size: 6 people to a group
Time: 2 hours
When: Monday’s mid-morning 10: 30 to 12:30 or mid-afternoon 1 to 3 pm 


SURVIVORSHIP GROUPS
Survivorship groups are designed with the intention to offer mindfulness based cancer recovery and body-mind counseling methods for those stepping back into life after medical treatment.
Survivorship groups are offered in the Fall, Winter and Spring
Group size: 6 to 8 people
Time: 2 hours   6 weekly meetings


COMMUNITY ART AND HEALING GROUPS 
Learn how your organization, society or school can benefit from an art and healing group. Groups are offered by Lee Crawford RCC , ATR registered clinical counselor and registered art therapist and Jan Crawford, Secondary School fine art teacher and artist. Lee and Jan are long term cancer survivors. Learn about their story titled “sister survivors” in Forward Magazine Spring 2016 issue. Read more... 


To register for a group, fill out the form below, or contact Lee Crawford  leecrawford@shaw.ca

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