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The Other Side of Masks

Gioia–Mask “I reveal myself one mask at a time”Stephen Dunn We have recently been using masks in our work. Although they’re often used in art therapy, we were both conflicted about what they represent. Are they meant to hide or

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Art Interpretation
Wilkinson Rebecca

Sometimes a Cigar Is Not a Cigar…

Rebecca–Path/Fuse Sometimes a cigar is not a cigar.  Perception is a tricky little creature.  We know that what we “see”, what we think is “reality”, is susceptible to all sorts of biochemical mechanisms.  What seems clearly obvious to some may be completely

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Gioia

Sweet Dreams

Gioia–Sweet Dreams “Sleep is the best meditation.” Dalai Lama Sleeping well has always been one of my super strengths.  I’m just really good at it, and I often feel that most of my best creative ideas are formed when I’m

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Angelina Jolie
Wilkinson Rebecca

Who Would You Be?

Gioia–Pensive Who Would You Be?I’d be Ghandi, I’d be Martin Luther King, Jr.,I’d be Me! If you could be like anyone, who would you be and why? We used to pose this question on the inpatient units, just as a

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Crafting a Life Full of Meaning

Gioia–Be You When we work with caregivers and therapists, we often find that when they bring up meaning in life as an aspect of happiness that their eyes really light up. Just last month, as we spoke to the staff

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Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

Getting Clear on Your Core Values

Rebecca–Love of People “When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier.” Roy Disney Seems pretty straightforward–we assume we know what our values are, right?!  But when we propose this activity in our workshops and groups, it often

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