Media Release: Talk to examine use of colour in art therapy

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THE role of colour in art therapy will be examined by Jennie Tanser, art therapist at Camphill Medical Practice, at a free talk in Aberdeen on Tuesday (March 29) evening.

During her talk, Jennie Tanser will give examples of how colour can be used in her therapy sessions.

“We take colour for granted,” Jennie explains. “I want to make people more conscious of colour, how it affects us and how it can be used to interact with people through art therapy.”

Her talk, ‘Colour in Art Therapy’, is at 7.30pm in the Newton Dee Café on Old Ferry Road, Bieldside, Aberdeen.

Camphill Wellbeing Trust, the charity arm of Camphill Medical Practice, is one of seven charities in Camphill Aberdeen City and Shire.

Trained initially as an art teacher, Jennie initially taught art within adult education.

Then, following a four-year training, Jennie gained a Diploma in Anthroposophical Art Therapy. She has been an art therapist since 1989, joining Camphill Medical Practice in 1992.

Camphill Medical Practice, located on the Murtle Campus of Camphill School Aberdeen in Bieldside, provides NHS primary care services to the local community along with the intensive professional care required by the children and adults in Camphill Aberdeen City and Shire communities in the Aberdeen area.

More than 700 people live and work in Camphill communities in the Aberdeen area and there are more than 100 centres in 23 countries around the world.

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