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Transform Pain Into Healing: Access Flowing Energy With Purpose

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About this Event

Amanda Mitchell

Irania Macias Patterson

This workshop led by Amanda Mitchell, LCPC, BC-DMT – dance movement therapist, and

Irania Macias Patterson – biblio-poetry therapy facilitator

She is a dynamic speaker, storyteller, author, and educator who specialize in the subjects of arts integration in multicultural-bilingual populations, and the connections with literacy, mental health, and expressive arts. She currently serves as the Chair of Diversity for the National Association of Poetry Therapy.

As an ardent supporter of schools, libraries, and cultural organizations, she has spoken in many arts, education, and humanity base organizations promoting “out of the box” intercultural exchanges for social transformation.

She is a biblio- poetry therapy facilitator and a trained teaching artist from Wolf Trap and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. She has written several books and publications for families, librarians, and educators on the subjects of creative outreach strategies to reach marginalized communities. She is a Road Scholar for the North Carolina Humanity Council and the co-founder of Criss Cross Mangosauce, an edutainment company for families.

Details

This workshop led by Amanda Mitchell, LCPC, BC-DMT – dance movement therapist, and Irania Macias Patterson – biblio-poetry therapy facilitator and owner of Gates for Healing will help you explore how old wounds from the past can prevent you from being present with your purpose now.

Together we will take steps to recognize blind spots blocking healing and growth and learn what to do about them. With poetry, creative writing, and movement, explore ways to reclaim confidence and power in your journey ahead.

Learn how to:

  • Be grounded in the present moment with creative mindfulness and expression tools.
  • Shift awareness and find balance in reflecting on the past, grounding in the present, and engage hope and purpose in the future.
  • Find a sense of direction or intention.
  • Explore resilience strategies that can be easily implemented with creative arts practices.
  • Connect with people of many experiences and backgrounds around diverse populations.
  • Connect to internal sources of power and strength in moments of overwhelm.

Supplies needed:

  • Access to Google Meets platform
  • A comfortable and private environment
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Paper and pen
  • Colors or markers

This workshop will be held via Google Meets.

The link to the workshop will be sent to the email address used to purchase your ticket an hour before the event begins.

Note: This event is a wellness workshop and not a therapy service. However, therapy support is available and you are encouraged to reach out at info@intouchandmotion.com should you desire to explore individual or group therapy options.

Date: Thursday, August 12, 2021

Time: 6p – 8p CST

Cost: $55

Register HERE

Links:

Contact us: https://www.intouchandmotion.com/contact/

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/copy-of-transform-pain-into-healing-access-flowing-energy-with-purpose-tickets-161560787665

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