NEAR responds to local, regional, national and global events. We listen, design and create platforms and workshops for expression via visual arts, music, writing, theater, dance, ceremony, and the symbolic.
We provide trauma-informed expressive arts focused workshops to individuals, families, communities, and schools. We offer clients a variety of integrated expressive arts modalities to discover, tell their stories, and create healthy living narratives.
collage, sculpting, clay, painting, building
playback theater, storytelling, writing and acting in plays
MOVEMENT AND SOUND
body awareness, music, dance, movement, breath and sound therapies
sandtray, play therapy, metaphor
poetry, writing, journaling, stories
seasonal, personal, cultural, familial, transitional
Expressive arts in therapy support healing in the areas of anxiety, depression, trauma, fear, anger, stress, relationship issues, family and cultural challenges, and help celebrate healthy change and achievement.