Gift of Anger £150
Embracing My Shadow - The Gift of Anger - an Experiential, Expressive Art eCourse
8 x Hours of Continued Professional Development
If you are a Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Art Therapist and would like to develop your Tool Kit and discover more about my unique Expressive Arts Approach, I can offer you Skills, Understanding & Learning which you can integrate in to your own Clinical Practice through the experiencing of this eCourse. You will also gain 8 hours of CPD for your Annual CPD Requirement.
Depending on where we live in the World, we tend to have our own Cultural Norms regarding Anger and all of our Emotions. It’s a kind of shared expectation we learn as we grow up and is usually reinforced in our Home and Community.
When we are young, and also throughout our Lives, we quickly learn which Feelings, Emotions and Behaviours are Approved of and those which are not and we begin conforming & adapting
As well as learning about the incredible power of my Unique Approach to Expressive Art,
you will Learn so much more:
Learn how our Anger can be a Gift to solve problems and keep us safe
Learn how to Express yourself intuitively, allowing your Fingers and Body Wisdom to lead your way
Learn how to Reflect upon your Expressive Art
Learn about Suppression, Repression & our Shadow Side
Learn about Approval, Disapproval, Conditions of Worth & Attributes
Learn about your Inner Critic and those Must's, Should's, Ought's in your Family of Origin
Learn about the Power of our Authority Figures whether we are 2, 72 or 102
Learn about the Importance of Belonging and Survival
Learn about how we Adapt, Comply, Conform and Forsake our Truest Selves
Learn how everything changes when we begin to acknowledge our Shadow Side
Learn how our Relationships change for the better when we accept our Humanness, warts and all
Learn how we grow happier, more relaxed, contented, less stressed, less anxious or depressed when we come to know our Shadow Side
Appreciate the value in reflective journaling as a confidant.
Learn about the power of your Non Dominant Hand for an empowering, cathartic release as you access your inner truth.
Our Shadow Side: Where do we 'put' all the disapproved of 'stuff'?
I believe each one of us has a shadow side. It isn’t something we can get hold of, touch or see, but is a Psychological concept or theory. We can happily 'file' away or 'deposit' all those aspects of ourselves which we know with certainty, will be disapproved of.
As time passes we become very adept at Denial of such urges. We ignore and stuff down anything which gets in the way of our very Survival. Of course... who wants to be unloved or alone in the world?
Anger, jealousy, hatred, selfishness, sadness, greed and more cannot be 'allowed' under any circumstances to be seen, felt, heard or known by another.
Into the Shadow they must go, forever... or maybe not?
The Gift of Anger - Embracing Our Shadow
As a Therapist over the last 20+ years, I have discovered that the majority of us do not wish to admit or experience feelings of Anger. They don’t want to be faced with the Anger of another. They learned that in order to be Loved and Accepted by those around them, “Anger” is not OK. Therefore, avoid Anger at all costs or ....face the consequences.
A long time ago before I had personal therapy, I believed that to be Angry was “bad”. I believed if I became angry, especially as a woman, I would not be wanted nor loved and most definitely be disapproved of and even rejected. My Anger was quickly squashed down into my Shadow. I slammed down that lid and bolted the door!
How many of us, I wonder, have spent a lifetime suppressing our Anger in order to be acceptable, approved of, liked?
Here’s the thing however… Anger is something that exists in the oldest part of our Brain. Our Nervous System operates at an incredible speed, commonly known as our fight or flight response, an incredible, powerful, Energy. It is there for a very good reason. It exists so we can survive.
And so here we have an Impasse... Anger is naturally within us for survival purposes and in order to survive family, school, community we have to resist our Anger... What an inner turmoil...!
Our Anger, I believe, is a Gift
I have created an online experience which invites you to discover the incredible Gift that is absolutely priceless yet completely free to You. You were born with this Gift, yet through social conditioning we tend to be 'trained' to deny, ignore or repress our natural, fight or flight response. I can teach you how you can release and embrace your anger in ways which will offer you self protection and respect without harming yourself or another through my Unique Approach to Expressive Art.
Art Materials - please do not feel limited by my list below
Sturdy Paper for Mixed Media approx 15" x 12" or any size which feels 'right' to you
Oil Pastels, Pastels, Pens or Crayons
Old credit card or plastic palette knife
Acrylic Paints in colours which 'speak' to you
Sharp plastic to scratch
I use: Permanent Rose by Windsor & Newton, Glitter Paints, Metalic Paint in Teal, Green, Yellow, Blue, Gold, Paynes Grey, various Glitters,
A few Papers for collage (optional)
Pebeo Gel Medium Gloss for 'glue' or School Glue (if you choose to collage)
a small, fine paint brush (optional), a glue brush
As you scroll down through my Reflective Prompts and Videos you will be gently guided through my Process which you may wish to follow along with or trust in your own Fingers and Body Wisdom to intuitively create. There is no 'right' or 'wrong'.
Trust your fingers, allow your self to Be, to Flow, to Trust, to hear your own needs, wants, intuition...
Please bring Empathy, Acceptance, and all the wonderful Skills you already possess to offer to yourself as you work your way through this experience. I believe my Course can offer freedom and release from our childhood Psychological Conditions of Worth & Attributes offering you new perspective, stretch and challenge, illuminating your Unconscious Process and releasing you from old Wounds and Traumas.
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About Kassi Martin, Expressive Artist & Creative Therapist
I offer Unique Experiential, Expressive Art eCourses for Personal Development & Continued Professional Development for Counsellors, Coaches, Therapists, Leaders & Teachers.
Creating Intuitively & Unconsciously with open curiosity, Emotion and Personal Stories emerge in every colour, texture and mark we make, offering potential to know One Self more fully. The more ‘whole’ and ‘complete’ we are, the closer to our Truest Self we become with wonderful Mental, Physical & Spiritual Health benefits.
I bring 20+ years experience as a Professional Counsellor & Creative Therapist. I have Trained Counsellors in higher ed., Mentored with NHS & Facilitated Groups within the world of Counselling & Personal Development.
My Values: Empathy, Accompaniment, Acceptance, Witnessing, Vulnerability, Courage
To Encourage: Body Wisdom, Unconscious Process, development of Self Awareness & Relationship with Oneself to become our most Truest Self
Informed By: Carl Rogers, Client Centred Psychotherapy, Carl Jung, Relational Transactional Analysis, Somatic Experiencing & Psychodrama
I Celebrate everyone as Unique and Individual on their own Journey
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