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Body Change Session 5

FEED BACK ON SESSION 5 Today we finished up our art work and hung the exhibition. There was a great feeling of achievement and “overcoming “. We felt we have accepted what we went through more since being part of this group, supporting each other and expressing our journey in art. “I […]

Body Change Session 4

16/2/18 In this session we put the finishing touches to the images we had created to illustrate our journey through illness. We discussed how we would feel about exhibiting our pictures and agreed that it may be of help to others. We decided to show are pictures at the Lisheens […]

Free Training: SMA Centre Wilton 25th April

Many of us are unsure what to do when we have friends or relatives who seem depressed or anxious.  Doing and saying nothing can feel like the safest thing to do, but anyone can learn some simple steps that will provide support and make a difference, and may save lives. […]

QPR Training, Wilton, Cork, Wednesday 25th April

Many of us are unsure what to do when we have friends or relatives who seem depressed or anxious.  Doing and saying nothing can feel like the safest thing to do, but anyone can learn some simple steps that will provide support and make a difference, and may save lives. […]

Body Change Session 3

Session 3   26/01/18 Today we started working on the images to do with the onset of our journey We are all choosing different media to work with, acrylic on canvas, textiles and digital images  FEEDBACK FROM SESSION 3 “I thought today was fabulous because it took me out of the […]

Body Change Session 2

SESSION TWO  19/1/18 We returned to group feeling more empowered  this week Continued to relate our individual stories  and offer each other support Beginning the process of choosing an image which will symbolise what we were going through at the time of the illness Thinking about materials to use …painting […]

Body Change Session 1

“BODY CHANGE” MAPPING A PSYCHOLOGICAL JOURNEY This group consists of four women who have all had a physical condition that required medical intervention. We are interested in what our bodies went through in terms of anatomy and physiology as well as the emotional side of recovering from illness. We are […]

Free Suicide Prevention Training Open to All

Many of us are unsure what to do when we have friends or relatives who seem depressed or anxious.  Doing and saying nothing can feel like the safest thing to do, but anyone can learn some simple steps that will provide support and make a difference, and may save lives. […]

Charity Horse Show with Grace Santry

Grace Santry rides again for Lisheens House.  After a fantastically successful event last year Grace is  running another Jump for Fun and Showing Day at the Tullineaskey Equestrian Grounds near Clonakilty.   The event takes place on Sat 6th and Sun 7th January 2018, with some great prizes on the day.  […]

Music in Art Exhibition – Opening 1st December

Another innovative art exhibition from Lisheens House, the home of a unique and much-loved music library.  Following on from her successful series of music listening sessions, artist and support worker Karen Billing put out a call for paintings about music. Come to Lisheens House from 1st December to view the […]