Practicum for Integrous Artists

This innovative 7 session psychotherapeutic programme integrates restorative yoga, self-compassion skills, and mind-body medicine to cultivate resilience in artists and cultural workers. The Practicum is led by Dr. Chase McMurren, Medical Director, Psychotherapist and Restorative Yoga Teacher, who also designed the programme.

Each week you will participate in:

  • developing a restorative yoga practice (no yoga experience or supplies required)
  • learning and practicing self-compassion skills
  • crafting a personal self-care stewardship practice, incorporating mind-body medicine approaches (ex. acupressure, visualisation and emotional-freedom technique)

While participating in the practicum is covered by OHIP, an $80 deposit is required. The fee will be refunded if you attend all sessions.

The Practicum will run on the following dates. Each series will have a few days of intake meetings in the week or two preceding.

  • 26 July – 6 September
  • 4 October – 15 November

For any questions, please contact Matt Eldridge, Clinic Coordinator, The Al & Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre at 416-603-5263.

Upcoming Workshops

STRESSED! Workshop Series

May 02, 2019

Stress is a tricky part of life. Too much of it, and you’re a blob on the floor. Too little of it, and you’re a blob on the floor. For artists, stress comes not only from the normal pressures of life, but also from the precarious nature of the arts sector which usually means too little time, ...

OVERWHELMED! Strategies to Regain Clarity ***Rescheduled***

February 13, 2019

Please note: New date/time ***February 13, 2019 4:30-6:30 pm    What’s this got to do with stress? Feeling overwhelmed is a particular aspect of stress. In this workshop, gain perspectives, tools and techniques to help overcome this specific stress experience. In this workshop, you can ...

COMPLEMENTARY! Live Well with Stress

March 06, 2019

What’s this got to do with stress? Explore a range of complementary care strategies such as Shiatsu Therapy, a Japanese massage involving pressure points, as well as acupressure, mindfulness and more to help you live well with stress. In this workshop, you can expect to: Understand how it is ...