We provide Creative Writing for Wellbeing courses throughout the year in Bristol.

What is Creative Writing for Wellbeing?

Our current Creative Writing for Wellbeing course, entitled Stories and Reflections, is for adults who wish to explore themes from life using creative writing, conversations, and other creative approaches, playfully and seriously, in a supportive environment.

What can be achieved?

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

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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.

When is the next course?

The next course will take place from 18th October 2017 until 6th December 2017, and is open to anyone over the age of 18.

To register your interest in attending, speak to a member of the team on 0117 317 1482 or email enquiries@portlandcentrehealthcare.co.uk.

How much does it cost?

We are offering early bird tickets at £160 until 31st August 2017. Thereafter, the cost of the 8-week course will be full price at £180.

Where is the next course?

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

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