Gratitude journaling combines mindfulness with creative expression to help you slow down and tune into your mind, body, and spirit. Allowing you to focus on the “here and now,” cultivating gratitude is a great way to reduce stress and promote positivity. During these workshops, you will learn how to be more conscious and appreciative of the good in your life, even in times of stress.

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The Art of Gratitude Journaling – Summer Celebration

Gratitude journaling combines mindfulness with creative expression to help you slow down and tune into your mind, body, and spirit. Allowing you to focus on the “here and now,” cultivating gratitude is a great way to reduce stress and promote positivity. During this workshop, you will learn how to be more conscious and appreciative of the good in your life, even in times of stress.

Join Sharon Itkoff Nacache (The Art Therapy Practice) and Leandro Carvalho, Kendall Svanda, and Mairead Fogarty (Mountainside)for an introduction to the Open Art Studio method of Art Therapy, where you will use both creative writing and drawing as your guide to the arrival of summer.

Materials Needed:

All you need is whatever you prefer to write, draw, and color with. Your imagination will provide the rest!

  • Pens, pencils, crayons, or watercolors
  • Some paper (notebook, construction, printer, etc.)

To register for the event, please click here

Upcoming Dates

June 16, 2021

September 15, 2021

December 15, 2021

 

About Our Events:

Events for the Community:

We welcome you to join the Mountainside community and participate in a variety of events from game nights to art lessons. These events are open to everyone, whether you are in recovery or not.

Events for Mountainside Alumni Only:

The keys to a sustainable long-term recovery are holistic wellness, support, and fun.  We have created these events to help our alumni stay firmly planted in their recovery journey.

Events for Professionals:

Staying up-to-date on the latest research and industry trends is critical to professional development and personal growth. That’s why we offer a variety of workshops and networking events for the community, as well as continuing education opportunities for addiction treatment professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, and family therapists.

Events

From open mic nights to life skills classes, we provide those in recovery with opportunities to have fun, make connections, and discover new ways to cultivate wellness.