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 /

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.