Art & Mindfulness : Found Poetry
creative exercises to develop self-awareness and facilitate personal growth
Art & Mindfulness is a collection of creative exercises designed to develop self-awareness and facilitate personal growth. These have been developed with art therapy and neuroscience ideas in mind. Our brain is capable of growing and changing through practice. When you purchase the course, you have access to these videos to use anytime that fits in your schedule. It is my hope that incorporating these Art & Mindfulness exercises in your self-care routine will help improve your overall wellbeing.
Kelly Darke, M.Ed., ATR, BFA is an accomplished artist, registered art therapist, certified K-12 art teacher, wife, and mother of two. Over the past 10 years Ms. Darke has worked with adults and children with various developmental and emotional needs through the use of art therapy. She has provided art therapy services to adults with traumatic brain injury as a way to help improve their cognitive functioning and improve coping skills, including stress management. She has also worked with children as young as five years old learning to cope with anxiety. Ms. Darke has presented at local and national conferences on the use of art therapy with transgender youth published articles on the benefits of art therapy using digital art with TBI clients. She is co-author of book “Art Therapy with Transgender and Gender-Expansive Children and Teenagers, written with Shannon Scott-Miller.
Ms. Darke earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts as well as a Masters of Education from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. When she is not helping others, Ms. Darke spends her free time with her family and making art of her own.