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2016, October 21, 22 & 23 ART CAMP

2016, October 21, 22 & 23 ART CAMP - GESTALT ART THERAPY CENTRE

Psychologists, Counselors, Artists and any person who wants to use Art techniques in a Therapeutic way, all are welcome!




 At this Art Camp, You will be able to learn and enjoy creative ways of working with clients and groups, using Clay, Paintings, LandArt, and more.

Enjoy this ART CAMP in a SPECIAL natural venue near MULLUMBIMBY! NSW.

Sharing Rooms, Healthy Food, plenty of Nature, relaxing time and art work, they are the best ingredients to experience an amazing weekend!

Facilitated by Yaro Starak & Gemma Garcia, Artists and Directors of the Gestalt Art Therapy Centre.


Do not miss this opportunity!


At this ART CAMP you will study:

  • A variety of  Art materials.
  • Get some ideas from this Art Camp like how to use Art Techniques with clients in an GESTALT Art Therapy sessions
  • Discover different ideas and adapt them in the therapeutic context.
  • Express yourself, play, investigate with techniques and materials, this is the only way you will gain ways of working creatively with a client or group.
  • Learn when, why and how to use specific techniques in the context of the client's age, situation, level of the therapeutic process or working theme of your client.

At this ART CAMP you will practice:

  • Working with Acrylic painting & Water Color
  • Using Clay
  • Exploring Land Art
  • Mixed media
  • Performance
  • Spiritual Rituals
  • The Art work as the focus of Art Therapy:
  • Working with Self-esteem
  • Working with the polarities of the light/ shadow aspects
  • Working with the family
  • Working with kids
  • Group work

Note: We are not doing Individual or Group Therapy. This Art Camp has the purpose of training in Art skills. We have a Gestalt focus, but the goal of the Art Camp is investigating materials used in Art Therapy sessions that can apply to any style of therapy.

All the participants are welcome, if you are Psychologist, Counsellor, Therapist, teacher, Artist, this ART CAMP would offer you the Art therapy skills. If you are not, you will be able to experiment with Art as a Therapeutic approach.



Anahata is in a lush bush setting beside a bend in the river. It has its own private waterhole complete with platypus, turtles, many water birds and butterflies. A Balinese pavillion next to running water is for yoga, meditation or just relaxation and a magical tipi for getting in touch with your mystic spiritual side next to the fire at night. Anahata is home to a beautiful waterfall, a glow worm grotto and rolling lawns dotted with fruit and nut trees and gorgeous green bush.

Within this setting is a magnificent 5 bedroom pole house surrounded by a wide wooden veranda where the retreats are held. Accommodation is shared rooms both twin and triple and there are also alternatives to provide your own tent. Maximum number of participants is 12 people. There are plenty of private places to sit or make small walks on the property or go for a swim in the fresh waters of Wilsons Creek.

The location is 15 minutes from Mullumbimby, 30 minutes from Byron Bay and 2 hours from Brisbane airport. The closest airport is Coolangatta/Gold Coast or Ballina (both 45 minutes away) and an airport shuttle bus can be arranged to get you here.


The full Cost included:

  • Accommodation in a sharing room, two nights.
  • Linen, Towels, blankets
  • Meals: Friday dinner, Saturday all meals, Sunday until lunch time, (lunch included)
  • Art materials (Paintings, paper, Clay, glue, etc)
  • Art classes
  • Morning Yoga Classes

EARLY Bird: $800.00 Payment before September 30th. Click here to pay


Extended early bird until October 16th!!


Payments made after October 16th will be: $1000.00


  • Payment by paypal has a 4% of commission, applied to the cost
  • Available Transfer Bank (Ask us for the Bank details to:
  • Each price is per person
  • The amount is in Australian Dollars


  - Download the Registration form

- Download the Art camp Programme

- More Information- Phone Number: 0421 514 907


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