Art therapy is one of Epilepsy Society's most important rehabilitation services provided at our Chalfont site to the 90 residents of our care homes and patients of the Sir William Gower's Assessment centre. Participants gain tremendous benefits from taking part in weekly sessions which help them to overcome personal difficulties relating to communication problems, anxiety, behavioural issues, mental health and also enhances their well-being.
What is art therapy?
Art therapy allows people to explore their emotions and feelings through the process of creating, painting or drawing. This service is run by a qualified art therapist who offers individual and group sessions and forms secure relationships with the participants.
For more information or to book a course please contact Quentin J Bruckland Quentin.Bruckland@epilepsysociety.org.uk
Our qualified art therapist offers individual and group sessions and forms secure relationships with the participants. Our sessions are confidential and free from interruptions from outside the session space.
Art therapy and seizures
Developing epilepsy as a child, adolescent or later in life can leave a person experiencing feelings of uncertainty. Art Therapy can provide a way to make sense of what is personally felt about the adaption to living with a long term chronic illness.
Benefits of art therapy
Art Therapy can provide a dynamic way to make sense of what is personally felt when having epilepsy and seizures. Art Therapy provides the person with an approach to combat the associated stress caused and the impact on that person’s life.