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Oak Tree Therapy and Consulting Services
Art Psychotherapy Experiential Workshops for Practitioners:
For more information please access the flyer and registration form as a PDF or Word document and email your registration request to sonia@oaktreetherapy.com.au

Past Experiential Workshops and Therapeutic Groups
26/09/2016 - "Sculptural Lifelines" Experiential Workshop for Practitioners, in Parramatta at Information and Cultural Exchange.

"I found the case study information very insightful. The Sculptural Lifeline making technique was well explained and it was helpful to have the opportunity to create one during the workshop."



04/07/2016 - "Therapeutic Doll Making" Experiential Workshop for Practitioners, in Parramatta at Information and Cultural Exchange.

"I thoroughly enjoyed this experiential workshop. The pace was set perfectly, timing was spot on, and I felt it was a safe space to share and create. Thank you Sonia!"



22/04/2016 - "Sculptural Lifelines" Experiential Workshop for Practitioners, in Katoomba NSW at the Blue Mountains YHA.

"It has been a lovely 'day out' to do professional development. The course was so engaging. There was a great balance held by you Sonia between our personal work and self, and professional learning and application for our clients. I feel so confident about being able to apply the learning in a clincial situation with clients. Thank you!"

"Thank you for another wonderful workshop. I am developing a real love for art therapy work - thank you for making it so accessible, and such fun!"



26/10/2015 - "Sculptural Lifelines: An Art Psychotherapy Group for Carers of People with a disability", in Parramatta at Information and Cultural Exchange.

"It was very therapeutic. Thank you, it was wonderful".



12/10/2015 - "Therapeutic Doll Making: An Art Psychotherapy Group for Carers of People with a disability", in Parramatta at Information and Cultural Exchange.

"I would absolutely recommend therapeutic doll making to other carers. I loved it and Sonia was lovely and let us explore freely".



02/10/2015 - "Therapeutic Doll Making" Experiential Workshop for Practitioners, in Eastwood NSW at Brush Farm House.

"The workshop was professionally helpful and also personally therapeutic. I feel enthused about the therapeutic process I have learned today. Thank you so much Sonia, it has been an amazing experience".



13/07/2015 - "Sculptural Lifelines" Experiential Workshop for Practitioners, in Eastwood NSW at Brush Farm House.

"I thoroughly enjoyed this workshop. The 3D aspect of lifelines give so much depth to the process. This will certainly help with my practice. Thanks for the day."

"Delicious opportunity to engage in self-care / self reflective art making. Very useful, informative and most of all fun! Great array of media, lovely venue, safe and nurturing environment. Excellent facilitation, clear, thorough, very well prepared, professional. Good value for money. Thanks Sonia."



20/04/2015 - "Sculptural Lifelines: An Art Psychotherapy Group for Carers of People with a disability", in Eastwood NSW at Brush Farm House.

"It is so helpful to stop and think about yourself for a change and do a little life check-up on where you are at. Thank you."



16/04/2015 - "Therapeutic Doll Making: Connections to the Self" Experiential Workshop for Practitioners, in Katoomba NSW at the Blue Mountains YHA.

"Thank you for such a valuable experience. I will certainly be adding these ideas into my work. I really enjoyed making my doll and found it very healing".



30/03/2015 - "Therapeutic Doll Making: An Art Psychotherapy Group for Carers of People with a disability", in Eastwood NSW at Brush Farm House.

"This was a supportive and enjoyable group. A safe place to express myself. A luxury."



09/03/2015 - "Sculptural Lifelines: An Art Psychotherapy Group for Carers of People with a disability", in Eastwood NSW at Brush Farm House.

"I would recommend that other carers make a sculptural lifeline...it was very rewarding and very enjoyable"



22/01/2015 - "Therapeutic Doll Making: Connections to the Self" Experiential Workshop for Practitioners, in Marrickville NSW at the Addison Road Community Centre.

"Therapeutic doll making was an inspiring workshop. I'm eager to start incorporating the techniques taught into my practice".



14/01/2015 - "Therapeutic Doll Making: Connections to the Self" Experiential Workshop for Practitioners, in Canberra ACT at the Belconnen Arts Centre.

"Great workshop - very satisfying - loved the creative process and the outcomes. I found it a really great experience. I learnt heaps and feel energised and inspired to use therapeutic doll making in my work. Very much appreciated your care, support and expertise. Thank you so much Sonia."



13/12/2014 - "Sculptural Lifelines: An Art Psychotherapy Group for Carers over 70", in West Ryde NSW.

"It was fantastic, enjoyable, and really meaningful"



14/04/2014 - "Therapeutic Doll Making: Connections to the Self" Experiential Workshop for Practitioners, in Katoomba NSW at the Blue Mountains YHA.

"This workshop taught me that doll making can be extremely healing and can bring alive the experience of living. Thank you for the holding space you provided..."



30/03/2014 - "Therapeutic Doll Making: An Arts Psychotherapy Group for Carers of Children with Disabilities", in Kenthurst NSW at the Creative Arts Cottage.

"I felt that the pain I have been carrying has been able to find a place to rest".



20/02/2014 - "Therapeutic Doll Making: Connections to the Self" Experiential Workshop for Practitioners, in Glebe NSW at Glebe Town Hall.

"I thoroughly enjoyed this workshop on both a personal and professional level...I am also looking forward to sharing this technique with clients as I know it will be highly beneficial. Thank you Sonia!"



17/02/2014 - "Therapeutic Doll Making: An Arts Psychotherapy Group for Carers of Children with Disabilities", in Glebe NSW at Glebe Town Hall.

"Highly recommended to other parents! Very beneficial and helpful session for coping and healing while raising a disabled child"



03/01/2014 - "Therapeutic Doll Making: Connections to the Self" Experiential Workshop for Practitioners on the Central Coast NSW, at The Entrance Community Centre.

"I loved having quality materials to work with...I felt supported and validated, and Sonia has a nice calm style of presentation".




Contact: Sonia's mobile 0419 124 951 & email sonia@oaktreetherapy.com.au
Free Art Psychotherapy Groups for Carers of People with a disability:
Sculptural Lifelines
Venue in NSW and dates to be advised


Therapeutic Doll Making
Venue in NSW and dates to be advised

When making a sculptural lifeline or a therapeutic doll the emphasis is on the process of creating a three-dimensional artwork and reflecting on the meanings held within your sculpture or doll.

No artistic skills are necessary!
Sculptural Lifelines

Venue and dates to be advised


Therapeutic Doll Making

Venue and dates to be advised