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A Prescription for Caregiver Burnout: Finding Balance Through Art

02may8:00 pm9:00 pmA Prescription for Caregiver Burnout: Finding Balance Through ArtVirtual Creative Workshops With Dr. Marsha Nelson, PHD

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“If you can hold a crayon, you can do this work” 
~ Lucia Capacchione, PhD

At Kensington Senior Living, we understand the unique and complex needs of being a caregiver. Many times, as caregivers, we are overwhelmed with caring for our loved ones and end up neglecting ourselves.  That is why it is so important to learn to love ourselves as caregivers before we can care for others.

We are thrilled to partner once again with Dr. Marsha Nelson for this seven-week series, Rx for Curing Caregiver Burn-Out, based on Recovery of Your Inner Child by Lucia Capacchione, PhD, ATR, REAT.

During this series, you will be introduced to creative tools to help us a caregiver to build awareness of ourselves such as breathing techniques, drawing, and writing prompts that will reduce your tension level, teach you how to relax quickly and effectively and in the end nurture our minds and bodies.

Monday, May 2nd: Burn-Out Begins with Ignoring Your Inner Self

Monday, May 9th: Caregiving Calls for a Strong Inner Self

Monday, May 16th: Giving from an Empty Cup? Tools for Self-Nurturing

Monday, May 23rd: Drawing Out Your Own Inner Healer

Monday, May 30th: Settin Boundaries & Limits to Make Time for You 

Monday, June 6th: Caregiving Requires Quieting the Inner Critc

Monday, June 13th: Caregivers Deserve Personal Dreams: Collaging Your Dream

What You’ll Need:

  • Unlined journal (minimum of 8 1/2″ x 11″)

  • Blank paper

  • Colored markers

  • Pens

  • Magazines

  • Scissors

  • Glue (stick or bottle) 

  • Relaxing music without words

About Marsha Nelson, PhD

Dr. Nelson is the co-founder & training supervisor of the Creative Journal Expressive Arts & Visioning® Certification Training Programs www.LuciaC.com and www.visioningcoach.org

Contact Dr. Nelson @ Marshanelsonphd@gmail.com and/or 956.802.9993 cell/text.

Time

(Monday) 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST

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