What do I need for each session? A digital device with a webcam, sound, and internet access, and your preferred app for face to face calling, ie. FaceTime, Skypes, WeChat, Zoom. You will also need to select a location in which you feel safe and comfortable to chat.
Do I have to do Art Therapy? No, if you would prefer to only engage in talk counselling that is fine. Art therapy is offered as an option to those who would like to explore its potential healing properties.
What is Art Therapy? Art therapy, is a counselling approach that incorporates the creating of artwork into the therapeutic process. For more specific information look through the blogs and about sessions of this website.
If I decide to try art therapy, do I need to be good at art? No art skills are required. The act of creating and the process of doing so is more important than the use of skills. There is no such thing as “bad” or “wrong” artwork in art psychotherapy.
If I decide to try art therapy, do I need special art materials? No. Art materials don’t need to be expensive or plentiful. Paper plus your choice of pencils, pastels, and/or watercolour paints is sufficient.
How do I pay for sessions? Sessions can be paid for via PayPal or bank direct debt.
Who can participate in RWS? Renaissance Wellbeing’s offers online counselling to persons over the age of 16.