Walking … Talking …. Making …..

Facilitators
Robbie Breadon PhD – Psychotherapist
Robbie has worked in health care for 25 years. He has worked as a psychotherapist in private and NHS settings. He has experience in working with both individuals and groups. He has been developing his experience in Nature Based Therapies since 2012.

Fionnuala O’Neill – Artist and Art Therapist Trainee. 
Fionnuala is a experienced screen printer. She has worked as an art facilitator with groups for 5 years. She is now studying to become a fully qualified Art Therapist and will be completing her placement at Common Ground.

The Walking-Talking-Making programme is designed to use each participants creativity levels and joy of the outdoors to help improve mental health and general wellbeing. Taking time to talk within the group or individually with the facilitators will enhance the therapeutic benefits of being outdoors and creating art. A range of mindfulness techniques will also be included. The Spring 2019 programme is being offered to people with anxiety and depression. The group will meet every week for 10 weeks and will be led by a Psychotherapist and an Art Therapist Trainee.

There is an extension to the programme, two participants will have the opportunity to experience a series of 1-1 sessions with Fionnuala in her role as the Art Therapist Trainee.

For a full description of the programme open this leaflet – Walking-Talking- Making-Fin

If you would like to make a referral for this service see the referrals page. There is also the option of self-referral.

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