Nov 21, 2013 Mississauga Support Group Presentation

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Nov 21, 2013 Mississauga Support Group Presentation

Mississauga Support Group Presentation

Art therapist, Jodie Godfrey

Wednesday November 21, 2012

Location:

Loblaws Heartland Market, 5970 McLaughlin Rd.,The Cooking School,

(Upstairs- accessible by elevator), Mississauga

Art therapist, Jodie Godfrey was trained at Concordia University, receiving a Masters of Arts.  After Concordia, she was employed at a large Forensic Hospital and worked there for seven years. For the past five years, she has been working at CMHA (Canadian Mental Health Association) Halton Region as a case manager. 

Definition of Art Therapy

(American art therapy association) Art therapy is a mental health profession that uses the creative process of art making to improve and enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of individuals of all ages. It is based on the belief that the creative process involved in artist self-expression helps people to resolve conflicts and problems, develop interpersonal skills, manage behavior  reduce stress, increase self-esteem and achieve insight. Art therapy integrates the fields of human development, visual art and creative process with models of counselling and psychotherapy. Art therapy is used with a wide variety of population to assess and treat the following: anxiety, depression and other mental and emotional problems and disorders; substance abuse and other addictions; family and relationship issues; abuse and domestic violence; social and emotional difficulties related to disability and illness; trauma and loss; physical, cognitive, neurological problems; and psycho-social difficulties related to medical illness. Art therapy programs are found in a number of setting including hospitals, clinics, public and community agencies, wellness centers, educational institutions, businesses, and private practices.

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