An Art Therapy group for new parents dealing with loss of self-identity and stress related to the new role of parenting. Learn to use the arts as a coping strategy, honour the changes in your life, find your new centre with other new parents dealing with similar issues. We will focus on identifying and preserving the old self-image and assimilating the new.
Finding degrees of comfort in our new roles as parents and helping to shape the skills and perspective of our previous lives to help step in to our new roles. The group uses the strengths of the arts to allow for personal transformation, and the community of group works to provide each member support from those that understand us best, other new parents. In this group, each participant is both part of the support system and the supported.
Babies are an integral part of the group, as they are now an integral part of your life, it is deeply beneficial to learn how to be creative in their presence. Safe products used.
Moms and/or Dads are welcome. Feel free to bring a snack, please be mindful of the potential for allergies and help keep the environment nut-free.
To help maintain community safety and contain the spread of COVID-19, Artscape has temporarily closed its community cultural hub facilities to the public and cancelled all Artscape-led in-person programming. We are monitoring public health and government recommendations regarding the reopening of non-essential businesses and public gatherings to guide our decision on a re-opening date.
Meanwhile, we welcome you to attend our free virtual programming through Launchpad Learning Online. See What’s On.
Stay safe and we look forward to seeing you soon!
While numerous professional associations have created their own COVID-19 resource guides, Artscape’s compilation focuses on a collection of financial resources and supports to help creatives across all of our communities navigate this situation. Click here to access Artscape’s Resources for Creatives and Creative Entrepreneurs.