July 13th, 2019.
Program: Saturdays, July 13th, 20th, 27th and August 3rd
Franklin Street, Suite 450. Oakland, CA 94612
Participants must be between 9-17 years old.
This is a free program limited to 8 children
will be led by expressive arts counselor and associate therapist Alexandra
provide children with both verbal and non-verbal means to communicate, express
emotions, and relieve tension.
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.
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.
"Xan" Morris Bio
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.