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ECArTE – European Arts Therapies Education – 2017
Call for Papers, performances, posters, panel discussions and workshops

13-16 September 2017, Krakow, Poland

Traditions in Transitions – New articulations in the arts therapies
Tradycje w przemianie – nowe artykulacje w arteterapii

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The Conference will be hosted by kind permission of Akademia Ignatianum w Krakowie

Movement – Brain • Body • Cognition
International Conference at Harvard University, Boston 

27 – 29 July 2018 
Among the other institutions involved in this event include the Harvard University School of Medicine's affiliated hospitals Spaulding Rehabilitation, McLean, and Beth Israel-Deaconess, as well as the M.I.N.D. Institute at M.I.T., the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the University of Haifa, the Wingate Institute for Sports and Exercise Science, the National Institute for Brain and Rehabilitation Sciences, Nazareth, Israel, the Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Havana, the University of the Medical Sciences Facultad 'Manuel Fajardo' Havana, the School of Public Health of the University of Havana, and Bielefeld University in Germany. 
The purpose of the conference is to share knowledge of all those whose interests lie in the nature of human movement and its relation to cognitive function. The abstracts of the conference as well as selected principal papers will be proceedings will be published in volume 8 of the journal Functional Neurology, Rehabilitation, and Ergonomics. Among the broad topic areas in this call for abstracts include Cognitive-Movement applications in: rehabilitation, sports, human development, gerontology, genetics/genomics, technologies and measurement, science of aesthetics, behavioral and communication sciences, occupational and physiotherapy, and biomedical engineering. 
We welcome your participation in this event that addresses the relationship between movement and cognition and I personally welcome your enquiries and suggestions. 
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ATHP is an online interactive workshop that combines the principles of positive psychology and the creative process. We focus around the four positive forces of wellbeing, Connection, Compassion, Contribution and Courage.

Art journaling, mixed media creations, mindful photography and yoga will all be part of the mix! We will be experimenting with new materials and techniques that you can then continue to use to increase creativity in your life.

New workshop content that is all linked to research that has been shown to increase wellbeing will be added as the year progresses, keeping the site alive and full of fresh inspiration to fulfill your creative needs throughout the remainder of 2015 and beyond.

Art swaps were very popular in past projects and new swaps are part of ATHP2015. These enable the chance to deeply connect with other creative friends from around the world. Some material from 2013 and 2014 projects is archived within the 2015 Project so will be available for all participants to access and download. These are valuable resources for personal and professional use. One day we may put them all into a book but for now they are freely available for participants to download and use.

Click here to read more about the project or register 
You can also email Janet McLeod at

Workshops and Seminars

Square the Circle

Symbolism and Creativity Retreat
Bali, Indonesia

24 March to 1 April 2017

This Symbolism and Creativity Retreat in March 2017 is designed to help a personal, creative journey, through an understanding of symbolic thought and its significance to who we are and what motivates us. What better place to do this than the beautiful island of Bali, steeped in artistic cultural heritage and rich, vibrant symbolism?

The retreat includes yoga by the pool, and daily workshops exploring symbolism facilitated by qualified Art Therapists,based around the symbolic festival of Nyepi. We are located at the beautiful Indies Estate, with luxury ensuite rooms around our own pool, meals and trips included. The creative elements are intense and fulfilling, but there is also plenty of time for yoga, massages, beauty treatments and swimming and sunbathing. For more information on the workshops and to find out more about the Bali retreat, go to

Contact: Jackie Hall –

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