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New Art Therapy Group for Bereaved Children

It is often said that a picture paints a thousand words.  

And that’s why our Family Support Services team is setting up an Art Therapy Group to help children who are bereaved or struggling to cope with the prospect of losing a loved one.  

Art Therapist Anna Green will lead the sessions, which are free and will take place at the hospice after school, to give children the chance to express and explore their feelings through play and experimenting with art materials.  


“Losing a loved one is difficult to come to terms with at any age, but it can be particularly challenging for children,” said Anna.  

“The Art Therapy Group is available to children aged between 5 and 18 and is a safe, non-judgmental, sensitive and warm environment for children to express their emotions.”  

The weekly sessions will run from Monday, November 6th to Monday, February 26th.  

If you think your child would like to attend the group, receive 1-2-1 sessions or you would like to register your interest, contact Anna via email or by calling the hospice on  01708 753319.


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