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ArtHeals: Externalizing Cancer- I Am Not My Disease

  • InterUrban ArtHouse 8001 Newton Street Overland Park, KS, 66204 United States (map)
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For patients, caregivers, families or anyone dealing with the trauma related to health, wellness, and healing - InterUrban ArtHouse will be offering a variety of art therapy meetups that will help you through your difficult time! 

Through narrative art therapy techniques, this workshop will assist participants in externalizing the disease and separate it from becoming a person’s core identity. Using cigar boxes and tiny furniture pieces, participants will create a miniature healing spaces and learn about guided imagery techniques for self care and healing places.

Although an underlying theme of these sessions is breast cancer, all are welcome regardless of the type of illness you or your loved one might be experiencing.

April 21 - Externalizing Cancer- I am not my disease (Thursday 1:30-3 pm)

Sessions are led by Licensed Art Therapist, Sherri Jacobs, MS, LMFT, MA, ATR. 

Sherri received her master's degree in marriage and family therapy from Friends University in Kansas City, and her master's degree in art therapy from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has worked for many years as an art therapist with children, adolescents, families, elderly and people with dementia.

Sherri is founder of Heartland Art Therapy, a trained mediator, approved by the Kansas Supreme Court, past president of the Kansas Art Therapy Association, TEDxOverlandPark founder, and has held numerous civic leadership positions. Sherri is married and raising four children in the Kansas City area.

Later Event: April 26
Life Drawing - Open Studio