ZagZum – Visual art by artists who have a lived experience with a mental or physical disability.

ZagZum Visual Art Exhibition | Conference | Reception | Sale Visual art by artists who have a lived experience with a mental or physical disability. EXHIBITION Saturday | September 10, 10:00 AM until 9:00 PM. Admission is Free RECEPTION Saturday |September 10, 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM, Must RSVP at Eventbrite CONFERENCE Visual art by artists who have a lived experience […]

“Minneapolis, I am home.”

“I have written a song that says: If you ever lose someone dear to you, never say the words, “They’re gone,” and they’ll come back” – Prince Prince dead at 57: Legendary musician found at Paisley Park Worldwide grief over sudden death of musical genius By Pam Louwagie and Chris Riemenschneider Star Tribune April 22, […]

Start by Believing: A Community Dialogue

Ramsey County Hosts –  Start by Believing: A Community Dialogue Start by believing is a public awareness campaign uniquely focused on the public response to sexual assault.  Because a friend or family member is typically the first person a victim confides in after an assault, each individual’s personal reaction is the first step in a […]

Creative Art Therapies Week, 2016!

In honor of Creative Art Therapies Week, March 13-19, 2016, I would like to spotlight Art of Counseling, pllc, whose mission is to create a unique specialty using Creative Art Therapies to foster emotional healing, encourage internal resiliency, enhance personal relationships and give a unique perspective to human storytelling and expression. Art of Counseling is […]

Introducing our newest clinician!

Introducing our newest clinician Hannah Kleese, MA, AT. Now accepting new clients. Hannah specializes in art therapy and utilizes meditation, various art mediums, and writing in her work with clients. Areas that Hannah has worked with include clients that struggle with PTSD, depression, life transitions, grief/loss, anger management, codependency, Anxiety, Autism, and dual diagnosis. Hannah uses a strength-based […]

World Suicide Prevention Day 9/10

It’s World Suicide Prevention Day, Take 5 to Save Lives. Join the movement by visiting and updating your status with this message. Join the virtual Facebook event as your Pledge to Take 5 to Save Lives on World Suicide Prevention Day. Invite others to join!

Pet Therapy: How Animals And Humans Heal Each Other – Reblog

Pet Therapy: How Animals And Humans Heal Each Other March 05, 2012 3:44 AM ET Julie Rovner Those of us who own pets know they make us happy. But a growing body of scientific research is showing that our pets can also make us healthy, or healthier. That helps explain the increasing use of animals […]

Pets grieve too

Recognizing the symptoms of missing a departed owner or pal July 23, 2013|By William Hageman, Tribune Newspapers When a family pet dies, people grieve. But the reverse is also the case: When you go, your dog, cat or rabbit may grieve over losing you. And when a pet dies, a surviving pet may take it […]

Color Therapy & Healing – An Introduction

From Art Therapy Blog… It is everywhere you look, and everywhere you don’t look. You delight in its marvels both consciously and sub-consciously. You see color all the time, but how often do you think about its origins and effects? In a series of articles, we are going to explore this topic further. With this […]

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently – ReBogg

By Carolyn Gregoire Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly out of nowhere and then fail to show up when we most need them, and creative thinking requires […]