Arts Over Anxiety

Coming this Winter!  brushes

The Seville Arts Project, located at First Baptist Church of Seville, will host a winter-time workshop to help others deal with anxiety.  It will be 6 weeks long. Email me for more information.

Margarita Tartakovsky M.S. explains “Art therapy can be valuable in navigating anxiety. It can become another healthy tool in our collection whether your anxiety is occasional or chronic. One big benefit of art therapy is its ability to calm the nervous system: When we’re focused on creating, our attention shifts away from worrisome ruminations.”

“When our attention has shifted, our nervous system can begin to regulate. And we can have more access to the rest of our brains, thoughts, emotions, empathy and compassion,” said Doreen Meister, MA, MFT, a mindfulness-based, expressive art and depth psychotherapist in Oakland, Calif. This lets us process more difficult experiences, she said.

 

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