Our Creative Writing for Wellbeing course is for people aged 55+ who wish to explore their wellbeing through creative writing. It provides a chance to look at themes of later life using creative writing, conversations and other creative approaches, playfully and seriously, in a supportive environment.

Who teaches the course?

Our Creative Writing for Wellbeing teacher is Fiona Hamilton, the co-founder of The Orchard Foundation. She has wide experience of working with groups using arts for wellbeing in the community, education and in healthcare settings.

Fiona has extensive experience of working in the NHS and complementary care with people affected by cancer and other health challenges. She has also worked with young people on interactive art projects, such as Bited Sized, and teaches an MSc in therapeutic writing with Metanoia Institute. You can find out more about Fiona’s professional career and achievements here.

What can be achieved?

Visit the Out of Our Heads website to see an example of what can be achieved through art therapy.

When is the next course?

The next course will take place in Autumn 2017. To register your interest in attending, please email enquiries@portlandcentrehealthcare.co.uk or speak to a member of the admin team on 0117 317 1482.

Our Creative Writing for Wellbeing courses run from the Redland Quakers Meeting House on Hampton Road, Redland, Bristol.

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