Art Therapy 2019 Application  

Start date: July 13th, 2019. 


4 Day Program: Saturdays, July 13th, 20th, 27th and August 3rd


Time: 10am-1pm


Place: 1736 Franklin Street, Suite 450. Oakland, CA 94612


Age: Participants must be between 9-17 years old. 

This is a free program limited to 8 children



This program will be led by expressive arts counselor and associate therapist Alexandra Morris.


The arts provide children with both verbal and non-verbal means to communicate, express emotions, and relieve tension. 


No art experience necessary. Youth will be provided with developmentally appropriate expressive art projects which honor their diverse emotional and physical needs. This is a strengths-based program, meant to assist participants in building their confidence, increasing their self-awareness, developing their coping skills while building meaningful relationships with their peers. This expressive arts program will include a variety of art materials and modalities, including but not limited to: watercolor paint, ink, pastels, collage, decoupage, mosaic, sand tray, and much more. 


Don’t miss your chance to enroll your child in this meaningful art therapy program.

Depending on each child condition, a parent presence might be required.

The program is limited to eight children, it is on a first come first serve basis and requires the commitment to attend all four sessions.

Alexandra "Xan" Morris Bio


Alexandra Morris received her Masters in Counseling Psychology with an Emphasis in Expressive Arts at the California Institute of Integral Studies. Alexandra currently works as an associate therapist in hospice, providing grief counseling to bereaved children and adults. In addition, Alexandra works in hospitals, homeless shelters and psychiatric wards, utilizing therapeutic expressive arts throughout Contra Costa county. Alexandra works with multiple art modalities, including the visual, literary, musical, and movement-based arts. Alexandra has worked with children, neuro-divergent adults and diversely-abled populations for the past six years as an educator, art teacher, support group facilitator, and associate therapist. 


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*Any medication that needs to be given to the child during the time of the program A PARENT MUST BE PRESENT AND GIVE THE MEDICATION TO THEIR CHILD.