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Studio Upstairs: artistic resources & education within a therapeutic community
setting. Image: Georgina Ann Gregory

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Studio Upstairs: artistic resources & education within a therapeutic community setting. Image: Georgina Ann Gregory


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Free Mental Health Training (monthly talks)
Monthly on Tuesdays 10:30am - 12:30am, from 28th Feb to 29th Aug 2017

FREE Monthly courses and discussions to help broaden knowledge and understanding of specific conditions, issues and barriers to engagement for those experiencing mental ill-health and long term mental health conditions. 1-hr lectures followed by discussion.


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New Exhibitions at Art at the Heart of the RUH
31st March - 12th July 2017; Mon-Sun 8am-8pm

Find Another Bath and SWIII: An Exhibition by South West Illustrators. Read the full article for images and more details.

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How are you healing? An exhibition about healing
27th April 2017 - 8th August 2017

Healing means wholeness: wholeness of our body, mind and spirit, as well as the community and environment we live in. This exhibition shares highlights which have come out of research into healing by a team at Exeter University

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Running Writing Groups - online course
Starts 1st May (6 weeks)

Discover how to design, launch and facilitate your own writing group. This new 6-week online course will furnish writers, academics and counsellors with the skills and confidence to run writing workshops.

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Mindfulness: Cultivating Presence (with RAMM)
Fridays - 2 Jun to 7 July, 10.30am to 1pm

Train your senses and awaken your creativity. Learn techniques to help deal with stressful situations and the demands of everyday life. In collaboration with Mind in Exeter & East Devon.

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Conference: 'Connecting through Creativity: Facilitating relationship, healing and wellbeing in the therapeutic and helping professions'
Saturday 8th July 2017, 9.15am - 6.30pm.

Iron Mill are now now taking bookings for their 1st Annual Conference. Bookings made before 31st March receive a £35 saving on relevant standard offer fee.

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Creative Bridges Conference 2017
29 & 30 July 2017, 10.00am-5.30pm

A collaborative and interdisciplinary conference drawing on the experience of researchers, practitioners, and participants to explore and expand the diversity of Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes (CWTP) 

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Introduction to Therapeutic and Reflective Writing
Begins 11th September (8 weeks)

8-week course focusing on writing for personal and professional development, with an introduction to journal writing, life writing, poetry therapy, reflective writing, techniques and resources for personal exploration and for use with clients and groups.

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