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Wed, Jul 17

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Denver

Creative Exploration and Expression: An Experiential Healing Retreat for Victims of Trauma

Join me for a transformative retreat harnessing the power of creative expression for trauma healing. Discover my cutting-edge techniques, explore the NeuroNarrative Approach I developed, and tap into your innate creativity to process trauma and heal!

Creative Exploration and Expression: An Experiential Healing Retreat for Victims of Trauma
Creative Exploration and Expression: An Experiential Healing Retreat for Victims of Trauma

Time & Location

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Jul 17, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM MDT

Denver, Denver, CO, USA

About the event

Discover the transformative power of creative expression in this immersive healing retreat for trauma survivors. Led by renowned trauma expert and expressive arts therapist Trey Malicoat, M.S., this experiential workshop combines cutting-edge techniques from neuroscience, narrative therapy, and embodiment practices with the healing potential of creative arts. You'll explore the NeuroNarrative Approach, the Restoration Model, and practical strategies for harnessing creativity to process trauma, cultivate resilience, and reconnect with your authentic self. Through guided exercises in writing, visual art, movement, and music, you'll learn to release traumatic experiences, reframe your narrative, and embody post-traumatic growth. Whether you're new to creative expression or a seasoned artist, this retreat provides a safe, supportive space to tap into your innate creativity and reclaim your wholeness. Join us in the inspiring artistic community of Denver, Colorado, and embark on a journey of healing, self-discovery, and creative awakening.

Learning Objectives:

1. Understand the neurobiology of trauma and how creative expression can facilitate healing and integration

2. Learn to use writing, visual art, movement, and music as tools for processing traumatic experiences and emotions

3. Explore how creative expression can help reframe trauma narratives and cultivate post-traumatic growth

4. Gain practical strategies for using creative arts to regulate the nervous system, build resilience, and promote self-care

5. Master techniques for harnessing the power of metaphor, symbolism, and embodied storytelling in trauma healing

6. Discover how to create a safe, supportive space for creative exploration and vulnerability

7. Learn to integrate creative expression into ongoing trauma recovery and personal growth practices

Benefits of Learning the Materials:

1. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the healing potential of creative expression for trauma survivors

2. Acquire a diverse toolkit of expressive arts techniques and practices for processing trauma and promoting resilience

3. Develop the skills to use writing, visual art, movement, and music for self-reflection, emotional regulation, and personal growth

4. Learn to reframe trauma narratives and cultivate post-traumatic growth through creative exploration

5. Master techniques for creating a safe, supportive space for creative vulnerability and healing

6. Expand your knowledge of the NeuroNarrative Approach and Restoration Model for trauma recovery through expressive arts

7. Join a community of trauma survivors and expressive arts practitioners committed to healing, growth, and creative awakening

Training Areas Covered:

1. The neurobiology of trauma and the role of creative expression in healing and integration

2. Using writing, visual art, movement, and music as tools for processing trauma and promoting resilience

3. The NeuroNarrative Approach and Restoration Model for trauma recovery through expressive arts

4. Practical strategies for harnessing the power of metaphor, symbolism, and embodied storytelling in trauma healing

5. Techniques for using creative arts to regulate the nervous system, build resilience, and promote self-care

6. Creating a safe, supportive space for creative exploration, vulnerability, and healing

7. Integrating creative expression into ongoing trauma recovery and personal growth practices

Who Should Attend:

This retreat is designed specifically for trauma survivors who are seeking to harness the power of creative expression for healing, personal growth, and reconnection with their authentic selves. Whether you're new to creative arts or a seasoned artist, this workshop provides a safe, supportive space to explore the transformative potential of expressive arts for trauma recovery. Participants may include survivors of childhood trauma, sexual assault, domestic violence, military combat, and other traumatic experiences.

Location: 

The retreat will be held in the vibrant artistic community of Denver, Colorado, known for its thriving creative scene, inspiring galleries and performance spaces, and beautiful natural environments conducive to healing and self-expression.

What Participants Must Bring: 

Participants are asked to bring a journal and pen for reflective writing exercises to fully immerse themselves in the creative healing process. Please also wear comfortable clothing suitable for movement, embodiment practices, and engaging in various art forms. We recommend bringing a water bottle, any personal items needed for your comfort throughout the retreat, and an open heart and mind ready to engage in the process of creative exploration and self-discovery. Participants are encouraged to leave judgment and self-criticism behind and embrace the freedom and joy of creative expression. Art supplies will be provided, but participants may bring any favorite tools or materials they wish to incorporate into their healing journey.

Tickets

  • Creative Expression to Heal

    Ticket good for entry and all meals, snacks, and all learning materials

    $89.99
    +$2.25 service fee

Total

$0.00

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