Redefining The Creative Process

The ongoing conversation and dialogue that take place as a result of the creative process is the method by which focus on self shifts to focus on connecting to and making sense of the world; It is in this way art-making is therapeutic, the creative process is transformative, and engaging with others is what makes it dynamic.

The Wolfpack Mentality and the Rise of the Alpha Female

The female alphas indoctrinated and imprisoned by false beliefs cannot remain so for long and will eventually fight their way out of captivity to reclaim what is rightfully theirs: their identity, their strength, their independence, their birthright.

The Greatest Thing I’ve Never Written

We seek to steady ourselves with egocentric pursuits in a futile effort to separate from the herd and disappear into it simultaneously…we expand outwardly and separately away from one another, in a constant state of uncontrollable motion and eternal chaos, grasping for one another in the darkness as we furtively conceal ourselves behind masks of guilt, ego and shame. What is it that has you running circles inside your head? Do you even know anymore?

Life Transitions and New Blog Missions…

In the coming months, I am going to attempt to shift the focus of my blog from the search for self to the service of helping others…my blog will transform into more of an actual resource for art therapists and those interested in art therapy rather than personal thoughts…

A Short History of the Word ‘Serendipity’

Originally posted on Interesting Literature:
The curious origins behind one of Britain’s favourite words – and its link to Gothic fiction The word ‘serendipity’ was invented on 28 January 1754. It was one of two literary creations by its inventor, Horace Walpole, that would achieve widespread popularity. Indeed, both inventions are still with us: when…

Unfinished Business: Bringing Others into The Light

I consider days I leave work feeling as though I still have unfinished business to be “long” days. I love my job and I know with absolutely every fiber of my being I am in the right field. I just sometimes feel powerless when I leave work knowing I have left someone untouched. I seek…