specialising in wellbeing, life and career transitions

anxiety, depression, grief, trauma and PTSD

 
individuals
  • stressed out or on the brink of burn out and looking to build your resilience?

  • hit a rough patch - a period of grief/loss, going through divorce, midlife crisis - and looking for a way ahead? 

  • you're the 1 in 5 currently experiencing anxiety or depression and looking to cope better and still your mind? 

  • want to explore your creative side but not sure where to start?

  • living with PTSD and want to increase your coping skills? 

  • going through a transition - watched the children leave home and feel like what next, who am I? or know you need to make a career shift but not sure?

  • feel like you're a robot who gets up- goes to work - comes home - does it all again the next day, as you watch your well-being suffer and quality of life slip slowly away?

  • lost your edge, vitality or struggling to find the joy in your life?

  • plagued with tension in the neck and back, suffer from migraines and restless sleep and looking for some relaxation??

If you fit any of the descriptions, it may be time to try a creative approach.

Tap into the wonderous benefits of mindful art therapy. 

Individual sessions 

  • One hour face-to-face - $125 (includes all art materials)

  • One hour online (via Zoom) - $120 (does not include art materials)

 
groups

Using a creative arts-based approach is a unique way to engage staff, fire up their innovation and creativity for increased wellbeing and happiness. 

Workshops are designed with the individual client's needs in mind. Generally I run 2hr, 1/2 day and full day sessions for groups.

 

Topics vary and include:  

Women's wellbeing

designed to support women in promoting their wellbeing through creative expression and connection with others

- increases creative confidence and expression beyond the art room

- supportive and safe environment to build self esteem and resilience 

- leverages off art therapy, positive psychology, and mindfulness 

 

Creative debriefs

designed to assist teams who are facing transitions and change

- builds individuals awareness and understanding of the impact on them

- helps individuals to map a path through the change that can support their wellbeing

- supports increased resilience and ownership of the future 

 

 

Create positive work relationships

designed to improve communication and connections within your team 

·        building mindful pauses into team time 

·        identifying team strengths 

·        creating the environment for respect and inclusion 

·        heightening generosity and positivity

Improve team well-being

designed to improve well-being within your team 

·        understanding the full health and wellbeing continuum

·        enhancing positive emotions 

·        identifying the importance of recovery time and self-care practices

·        building better connections within the team

Harness creativity @ work  

designed to spark heightened sense of play and creativity in you and your team 

·        creating the space to play

·        censoring the inner critic 

·        making a mess and learning from mistakes/failures

·        taking the lead from your pen and heart

·        learning to listen to alternative views 

Prices for groups vary depending on the size and materials required.

Happy to discuss, just send me an email to get a proposal. 

 

public sessions in Moreton Bay Regional Council Libraries

Mandalas for Relaxation (adults)

Mandalas are simple, require no technique, and can be a powerful means to facilitate meditation and feelings of calm. Learn how to create your own. 

  • Thursday 2 April Caboolture - 2.00pm - 3.30pm               

 

Creative Alchemy (teens) 

Our level of happiness is directly related to our level of self-acceptance. Explore different sides of yourself using collage, in a transformational art-making process that supports self-compassion and acceptance.

Ages 13-16.

  • CANCELLED DUE TO COVID -19 RESTRICTIONS        

 

Wisdom of the Heart (adults)

Explore a transformational art making process. Experience the benefits of creativity and gain empowerment as you move into the wisdom of your heart.

  • CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

Sign Up 

All sessions are FREE to the public. All materials supplied and no artistic experience required. Just openness and curiosity !

Bookings required through Moreton Bay Regional Council Libraries Events page    https://www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/libraries/Events. 

Contact me

For any questions you have, please reach me at:

Katherine Winlaw

5% of all proceeds of my creative wellbeing work is donated to FHEAL a non-profit foundation that supports creative arts therapy for refugee students in Queensland schools. This means when you improve your wellbeing it helps the wellbeing of those less advantaged.

Mobile: 0413 610 800
Email: kwinlaw@netaus.com.au
Web: www.katherinewinlaw.com
ABN: 84 927 072 980
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