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New art therapy group for bereaved young people aged 17-21

A hospice is inviting bereaved young people to come along to a new art therapy group so they can express their feelings and emotions through creativity. 
Anna Green and Stella Christou
Art Therapist Anna Green and Child and Family Therapist Stella Christou, who are part of our Family Support Services team, are facilitating the group, which is for people aged between 17 and 21 who have lost a loved one under its care in the past two years.  
Anna Green and Stella Christou
"We hope to introduce the idea of art therapy as a therapeutic approach in bereavement as this hasn't been offered before to this age group," said Anna.      

"This is a different outlet and will give bereaved young people an opportunity to see how art therapy can help them as they may find talking 1-2-1 too difficult.    

Anna Green and Stella Christou

"We also hope that this shared experience of loss will create a supportive and non-judgemental environment for those attending."    

The sessions are free of charge and will take place here at the hospice every fortnight, beginning on Tuesday, May 22 from 5.15pm to 6.45pm.  

Click here to download the form which should be completed and emailed to Anna at annagreen@sfh.org.uk by 11th May or to find out more please call the hospice on 01708 753319 and ask to speak to either Anna or Stella.