An Introduction to Art and Neuroscience


Date/Time 
May 23, 2020
 10:30 am - 12:00 pm 


Learn how viewing and engaging in the arts can impact brain based on current research.

Learn art exercises that promote relaxation.

Learn why “art therapy” is being used in hospitals.

This is a free event – Email carlos@epilepsynorcal.org to register

Join Zoom Meeting
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This program will be led by expressive arts counselor Xan Morris.

Alexandra Morris is a counselor, expressive arts therapist, life coach, clinical hypnotherapist and artist. Alexandra received her B.A. at UCLA, and her M.A. at the California Institute of Integral Studies in Counseling Psychology and Expressive Arts Therapy. Alexandra facilitates 1:1 sessions, workshops, and support groups focused on the therapeutic, healing use of the arts. Over the past 18 months, Alexandra has created and launched several arts- based support groups and workshops as a grief counselor, including “Soul Collage and Grief”, “Exploring Grief through Sand Tray”, “Creating a Sacred Altar Space for your Deceased Loved One” and an 8-week “Art and Grief” support group.  Alexandra also developed a 4-week expressive arts therapy summer program for adolescents/teens living with Epilepsy through the Northern California Epilepsy Foundation in 2019. Alexandra utilizes many expressive art mediums/modalities, including visual arts, movement, music, drama and writing. Alexandra has worked with several populations, including individuals in addiction recovery, traumatic brain injury survivors, inmates, grieving adults and children, adults and children living with Epilepsy and families in Sonoma, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco and Alameda counties.

Alexandra believes in the power of the arts as a catalyst for healing the mind, body and soul.

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