Current Groups I Facilitate: Painting with Parkinsons

‘Song Bird’ by Sue

Painting with Parkinsons is an innovative art therapy program designed specifically for people living with Parkinson’s which supports them to improve their wellbeing and to bring about relief of symptoms, including a reduction in tremor. The methodology is based on Art Therapy and Occupational Therapy principles. 

Sessions include music, poetry, literary readings, meditation and gentle exercises to warm up prior to painting. Artists work from ‘within’, are not instructed or directed, nor do they work from still life. Each painting session concludes with respectful reflection and discussion on the work produced, with artists invited to participate in this discussion. There is no requirement to be proficient in art and rather than being taught or directed, the program supports participants to become absorbed in their own work which results in beautiful, individual artworks. Further information can be found here:

For members of Uniting please contact your support person for intake.
10am-11amOnline Zoom
Contact Ian Bignall for intake.
10am-12pmLDK in Greenway
Contact Ian Bignall for intake.
10am-12pmBanksia Centre at the Australian National Botanic Gardens
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