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Residencies & therapy sessions:

  • Sessions are led by credentialed art therapists

  • Narrative therapy approach is the central modality employed

  • Scope of sessions are based on client need

Group: We provide family centered, youth centered and adult centered art therapy sessions where participants share their collective life processes and resonate with emotional experiences.

One on One (individual): Take part in customized writing therapy sessions where participants re-encounter potent experiences in guided exercises.   

Youth Outreach:

  • Conferences: Youth and adult presenters speak on the impact of spoken word as a potent vehicle for art therapy

  • Film screenings: Short poem poem films become the backdrop for events focused on raising awareness about dire situations

  • Youth performances at Community Based Organization events: Young people advocate for other youth to share their stories and engage in the creative process of emotional and psychological healing

  • School presentations: Youth and adults poets speak and perform on topics such as bullying, body shaming, stress, heartbreak and substance abuse

  • Judiciary clients: We work with incarcerated youth and wards of the state to provide narrative therapy to those in dire situations

Creative Writing workshops:

  • Led by nationally ranked performance poets

  • Focus on building life skills such as coping mechanisms, social emotional learning, self-efficacy building, positive body image, assertion

  • Navigate and give language to complex emotional states, in a safe and supportive group-writing environment.

  • Residencies can span 1 – 10 sessions depending on the needs of clients.

  • Longer residencies include performance and public speaking workshops

  • Residencies of 6 sessions and longer include a culminating event where participants and local professional poets share the stage.    

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