Organizational Consulting & AT Brief Group Therapy, Mental Health at Work Tools for Preventing Work-Stress & Anxiety Frontline Workers can benefit from learning Art Therapy exercises to manage daily work-stress concerns. Brief-MAT © Workshops -Non-Clinical/-Clinical Brief Mindfulness Art Therapy © demonstrates how to build personal resiliency, self-compassion, and practice mindfulness art-making for self-care, while at work, with peers, at home, independently, or with family members. Recently awarded the 2021 Gilda Grossman Prize for Best Major Project for contributing an innovative and unique brief art therapy protocol (Brief-MAT © Workshop) to the field of art therapy and organizational consulting for workplace mental health. The prevention of work-stress and anxiety is critically important in the workplace, as well as in recent changes in the workplace due to the pandemic. Employees will feel motivated , engaged and empowered in sharing a vision of how their own workplace(s) can support mental health and organizational resiliency. Employees are able to participate and share artwork in a small group setting, and readily create and identify areas of concern, while sharing positive mental health solutions for their workplace with fellow peers. The workshop ends with a final artwork creation in a break-out session. Workbooks are provided. Organizational, positive mental health is possible if it can be championed by staff through positive, meaningful and constructive art-making approaches during a brief therapy intervention. This is a 3-hour workshop which provides innovative tools and methods to help an organization prevent and manage employee work-stress and anxiety. This program is an aid to achieve positive mental health for the individual and for improving the overall mental health of a work culture. Six modules are based on proven art therapy directives within a positive psychology framework , utilizing a self-compassion and mindfulness approach. Who can benefit? This is an intervention which engages frontline staff (non-clinical or clinical workplaces) in learning how art can heal mild-to-moderate incidents of work-stress/anxiety. This process is meaningful because of their own experiences of working through work-stress and anxiety in this workshop. They experience resiliency and healing through participation and engagement with peers.
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