“Seeing Red” ~ Sara Roizen “Anyone can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person at the right time, and for the right purpose and in the right way – that is not within everyone’s power and that is not easy.”  – Aristotle The other day one of my therapy clients asked me...

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Sculpture by Jason deCaires Taylor I recently attended a 2 day workshop called The Wise Heart and the Mindful Brain. The workshop was led by Jack Kornfield and Dan Siegel. It was an incredible 2 day event and was attended by about 750 people – the majority of us in the healthcare and therapy field. Over the 2 days we...

May 13, 2011

I currently run a weekly open art therapy studio group at the organization where I work. Many people (and clients here) have never heard of the phrase “open art therapy studio.” Generally, there tends to be some confusion about what makes this type of therapy group different from other groups, and what the “open” part is all about. Below is...

April 13, 2011

Photo: Adam Farber I have been doing a 4 week long online mindfulness course. I would recommend this course for anyone who is looking for a simple way to bring more mindfulness into your everyday life. The course can be found here:   Be Mindful Online The course combines elements of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)....

March 20, 2011

My art therapy blog has officially moved to: www.arttherapyspot.com Although the name has changed, the blog content will not! I’ll still be exploring topics related to art therapy, creativity, art making, and other related themes.  If you are linked to my blog through your site, please remember to update the link. Stay tuned…more posts are coming right up! 🙂 Sara

March 16, 2011

I am excited to announce that this art therapy blog will be changing over to:  www.arttherapyspot.com within the next few days.  You can still access the blog easily by going to my art site at: www.sararoizen.com and clicking on “Art Therapy Blog” on the top of the page. Or, you will be able to go directly to my art therapy...

March 12, 2011

At the easel – about to make some hand print art Painting a group mural All children are artists.  The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. – Picasso  Discovering new ways to use a sponge brush! The joy of creating The studio wall – an accidental Jackson Pollock This evening I was looking through some...

March 7, 2011