The Healing Muse: Therapeutic Writing - 07/16/2014

  • Presented By: Wisdom From Within Holistic Counselling Centre in cooperaation with Seventh Heaven
  • Speaker / Facilitator: Mercedes Baines
  • Topic Area: Individual Growth and Development, Spirituality & Faith, Health & Wellness

  • Start Date: 07/16/2014
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Daily Schedule: 7:00PM - 9:30PM
  • Registration Deadline:

  • Location: 12185 BEECHER ST SURREY, BC V4A 2Z8 Surrey, British Columbia, V4A 2Z8
  • Fee Info: $65
  • Open To: Mental Health Professionals, General Public

  • Contact Information: Explore & Uncover the Wisdom of Your Inner Voice July 16 & 23 7-9:30pm Seventh Heaven 12185 Beecher St (upstairs), Surrey Cost: $65 To Register: For more Information: (604) 721-5399 / Mercedes@wisdomfromwithincounselling.com

This workshop helps you connect with your creative, imaginative source to give voice to your inner wisdom. Each session explores different ways to access your inner voice and give her/him an active role in your healing journey. Dreams, Early Memory & Visualization will be engaged in this process group workshop. Participants will be asked to write/draw between sessions. No prior writing experience is required!!
 
“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.”
~ Maya Angelou    

 
 
About the Facilitator


Mercedes is a Registered Clinical Counsellor & a Certified Adlerian Therapist with 20 years’ experience as a group facilitator. Before becoming a counsellor, she spent 25 in the performing arts as a director, teacher, writer, producer, actor & performance poet. She infuses her theatre, voice, movement and writing training into her work with groups. 

Mercedes views each person as a unique whole being (body, mind & spirit) influencing & influenced by social contexts such as family, friends, work, environment, & culture. She is passionate about the unique meaning you make of the world & your circumstances & your ability to make positive changes in order to live a more fully embodied life. She believes that when you pursue fully embodied living you feel a greater sense of belonging, empowerment & purpose in your life.

She is also an associate counsellor at Wisdom From Within: Holistic Wellness Counselling in Crescent Beach. She runs Mind In Body Integrated Counselling Services a private counselling practice in Vancouver.  Her areas of practice include: grief & loss; body image; creativity; relationships; communication; trauma; identity; sexuality & issues related to race & culture.