Art Therapy

Guided by a trained art therapist, participants use a range of materials to produce drawings, paintings, sculptures and collage.

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What are the details?

Art therapy is different from traditional art classes because the emphasis is on the process of creating, rather than the end product. The process of art making can be relaxing, healing and help relieve stress. It may offer insight into your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. No art skills are necessary to participate in these classes.

Art therapy sessions are available to individuals and small groups throughout the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre.

Art therapy - Open Studio

Open Studio is an weekly drop-in art session that gives ONJ Centre patients and their carers access to time, space, art materials and the support and assistance of our art therapist. It is an invitation to create as you wish and at your own pace. No artistic skills or experience are needed.

Learn to work with different art materials (for example watercolour and acrylic paints, pastels, collage and mixed media) alongside a community of others to enhance self-expression and relaxation.

We are delivering weekly open studios via Zoom on Wednesdays from 2pm - 4pm and Fridays from 1pm - 3pm. Contact us for more details.

Who do I contact?

Art Therapists

Fiona Scottney  and Sonia Donnellan

+61 3 9496 9972

arttherapy.onj@austin.org.au