Art Therapy

Feel the Fear with Peachy Dublin All Posts / Art Therapy / Street Art

ART collective Peachy Dublin invite you to a three day festival of art, music and ideas in Dublin’s Templebar Studios this weekend, based around the concept of Fear. It features artwork by established and new names, including street artist Maser and a collaboration with the Repeal the 8th Project. Here Peachy’s Clare O’Hanlon explain what it’s all about… Q. What’s the idea behind Peachy and...

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2013 at the First Fortnight Centre for Creative Therapies. All Posts / Art Therapy / Blog

As we get further into 2014,  the First Fortnight Centre for Creative Therapies looks back on a very successful first year in 2013. We have set up a brand new service, delivering art psychotherapy to individuals within homeless services for group, or individual art psychotherapy. We have had invaluable support from Genio, Crosscare, Dublin City Council, the HSE and everyone who supports First Fortnight throughout...

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What are the Creative Arts Therapies? All Posts / Art Therapy / Blog

Back in September Bill Ahessy a music therapist wrote an excellent article in the Irish Psychologist, giving a comprehensive overview of the Creative Arts Therapies in Ireland. Bill Ahessy trained as a music therapist in Australia and Spain. He works with children with emotional and behavioural disorders, visual impairment and multiple disabilities and with older adults with dementia and mental illness, at the Meath Community Unit,...

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