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February 23, 2019

Article from Life Mental Health by Irish Independent 


Two years ago, Orna Cunningham was in a very dark place. Unemployed and lonely,  she felt trapped in a spiral of negative

thoughts. Then she found an old roommate’s paints

Orna Cunningham says art boosted her confiden...

First Fortnight in collaboration with Social Art Ireland  showcases  “Louder Than Words” an exhibition created by 3 art therapists. The exhibition reflects their own process, using art therapy.  These images show personal yet universal expects of the human experience i...

The purposes of “Louder than Words”  is to showcase the many benefits for using  Art for Mental Health and Well-being.

Created by 3  art therapist’s  this exhibition reflects their own use of art therapy during training and in a reflective practice.  The images are...

Workshop Overview 

Using basic art therapy techniques, and combining them with journaling you can connect with our inner world.  This is a powerful form of  “active meditation” when using paint brushes and art materials. The purpose of this type of creativity is to inte...

““The Bully inside your Head.” How can Art therapy help in the treatment of anxiety and depression?

We all know what a “Bully” is. We hear about bullies in the schools and bullies in the workplace, and the new policies and supports available to help stop or prevent bul...

Social Art Ireland in collaboration with the Galway Fringe Festival 2017 will be Exhibiting at the Loughrea School of Art 58A  Main Street Loughrea Co. Galway July 15th to July 30th. 


The exhibition opening will run from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, July 14.

Art The...

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