WISDOM CIRCLES OCEANIA METHODS & TOOLS

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Our programs are rooted in a cultural and trauma-informed model, utilizing well researched methods for facilitating self-discovery, change and reparation.

Our creative tools provide expressive arts healing experiences like eco-art therapy & traditional observation practices to reconnect to our innate abilities to create natural working systems with respect to ʻāina and each other.

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craft making during wisdom circles community workshops

Kaizen-Muse Creativity Coaching supports people in working through creative blocks like procrastination, overwhelm, perfectionism, and self-sabotage. This coaching methodology is based on extensive research on the brain and creativity. It helps us learn techniques for building new muscle habits that feel good and help us to continue showing up for ourselves.​​  Its about having fun, starting with what's easy, and utilizing tools that help us allow creativity to flow.  Through gently acknowledging patterns, habits, and fears we learn to know ourselves, and to treat ourselves, with our own innate wisdom.   

Wisdom Circles Oceania coaching and workshops teaches clients to think, feel and relate by observing and experiencing Natureʻs wisdom working.
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​Eco-Art Therapy blends traditional Art Therapy with the emerging science of Applied Ecopsychology - an experiential modality, which teaches us to think, feel and relate by observing and experiencing Nature's wisdom. This experiential art-meets-nature process helps us to identify and release underlying and conditioned beliefs more easily than conventional verbal counseling. We're able to witness nature's wisdom through a process of creation and art, observation, feeling, and journaling, giving us deep, powerful revelations and understanding of wholeness.  Ecopsychology studies the affects of nature on our well being and its natural ability to release and heal trauma. Through this process we're also remembering our connection back to our ancient wisdom.  

Creative Expression through art, movement, poetry, and music creates 
a positive brain-body connection to support us in feeling more joy and
creative flow and help us do the work of shifting old conditioned beliefs.
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​Trauma-informed Expressive Arts Therapy 

integrates neurological research on how the brain processes trauma with the sensory process of art-making in supporting healing and recovery. This process provides participants in active opportunities to experience their capabilities in learning to self-regulate and build new positive sensory memories and relationships. Uplifting strengths rather than labeling pathologies and viewing each individual as capable, supports a resiliency-based framework for understanding a person's trauma reactions.  

Other components of Wisdom Circles Oceania Creativity Coaching, Community Workshops & Program Development services include the following tools and techniques:
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  • Textile Art

  • Earth Pigments and Plant Botanicals

  • Guided Visualization

  • Art Journaling

  • Support with finding applicable continuing education

  • Community Outreach and Education

  • Arts Curriculum Development