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Are you interested in learning about art therapy and being given the opportunity to discover yourself through art? 🎨 ⁠

In this virtual workshop, you are invited to reconnect with yourself through art and the creative process in a gentle and caring way. The goal is for you to gain understanding and awareness of your needs, strengths, and uniqueness. Come take this time for yourself in a secure and non judgemental environment. ⁠

✨ NO ARTISTIC KNOWLEDGE OR ABILITIES ARE REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE 😊⁠

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This event is free with a suggested donation of $10. You must reserve your spot at the Eventbrite link where you can also give a donation.

Reserve your spot now 👉 bit.ly/3XmLynq

Donations go towards supporting Vent Over Tea initiatives like this one.⁠

We will email you the link to the event before the event!⁠

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What you’ll need to bring to the workshop 📚🖍️:⁠
- Paper or a journal with blank pages (Dollarama has budget-friendly ones)⁠
- Pencils (your choice between markers, ballpoint pens, coloring pencils, etc.)⁠

Optional material to bring ✂️:⁠
- Old magazines⁠
- Glue stick⁠
- Scissors⁠
- Watercolors (& watercolor paper)⁠
- Pastels⁠
- Silk paper, cotton balls, feathers⁠

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About your facilitator 🧑‍🎨⁠
Samantha Dobbin holds a Master's degree in Art-therapy from Concordia University since May 2021. She has gained experience working with adults, children and teens. She currently works as an art therapist in a school, a CIUSSS, different community centers and in her private practice as well. ⁠

To Samantha, Art-therapy is the use of art for self-expression, for accessing, soothing and empowering ourselves through the creative process. Through this process facilitated by an art-therapist, one can gain awareness, better understanding, peace and acceptance as well as transformation.⁠

To learn more about Samantha and her practice, visit her website samanthadobbin.com
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We are very excited to announce the return of this popular series - starting next week!

Meditation and Sound Therapy with Paul Arcand

This 10-week series will explore different mindfulness techniques and is open to all experience levels! Several themes will be developed during these workshops (ex: letting go, happiness, suffering, gratitude, neuroplasticity, emotions, impermanence, aging, karma, etc.). With the help of Paul's singing bowls and simple instructions within everyone's reach, you will journey towards more serenity and inner peace in your daily life. Sign up by email at programs@ldwc.ca or with the link below. Hurry - places are limited!

When: Every Monday, starting January 16th until March 20th
Time: 7:00PM - 8:15PM
Where: Amédée Beaudoin Community Centre
Cost: 40$ for the whole series, payable in 2 installments or bi-weekly

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