Upcoming Workshops

PYW has a number of creative workshops and drop-ins on the horizon.  With a fantastic studio space underway, workshops are scheduled to begin as early as July (pandemic pending), however on-line workshops are available now.  


Be sure to check back here for more details and information.  Space is limited to 12 participants per workshop in studio and 8 on-line, so don't miss out.  Email today to reserve your spot!


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Art & Photo Therapy Workshops


I F@cking Hate Cancer (IFHC)

Weekly Cancer On-Line Workshop

This 12 week workshop is open to those affected by Cancer.  Whether you are fighting the illness personally or are a family member, friend, or caregiver of someone who is, all are welcome! 


Together we will examine and reflect upon a series of photographs, using a different photograph weekly as the starting point for each week's session.  Various topics and concerns will be addressed throughout the workshop, leaving room for flexibility and individual needs. 

Response art and photo activities will be given out at the end of each session and taken up at the beginning of the next.   These activities are to be done on your own time and purely for beneficial purposes.

Dates: Tuesdays from April 14th - June 30th

Available Sessions: 1:30pm-2:30pm  or  7:00pm-8:00pm

Cost: $60/pp for 12 Week Workshop (payments are accepted thru e-transfer)


Monthly Wellness Drop-Ins 

On the last Wednesday of every month PYW will be offering an adult Wellness Drop-In from 7:00 - 8:00pm.  This workshop is open to anyone needing a little support or an avenue for expression.  Coffee, tea and snacks will be provided along with art materials required for the selected activity.

Date: Last Wednesday of every month.

Time: 7:00 - 8:00pm

Cost $20/pp or $35/pair (payments are accepted thru e-transfer)

I F@cking Hate Cancer (IFHC)

Weekly Cancer Workshop

This workshop is open to those affected by Cancer.  Whether you are fighting the illness personally or are a family member, friend, or caregiver of someone who is, all are welcome!  Coffee, tea and a healthy snack will be provided along with selected art materials for the evening.

Dates: TBA

Time: 7:00 - 8:00pm

Cost: $15/pp or $25/pair (payments are accepted thru e-transfer)

Liar Liar Paint Brush on Fire

Have you been holding onto a secret or a lie that you're afraid to share, but completely overwhelmed by? If so then this is the workshop for you!  Using paper, paint and acrylic mediums, you will be given the opportunity to release your secret once and for all through visual representation.  All require art materials are provided along with refreshments.

Date: TBA

Time: 7:00 - 9:00pm

Cost: $55/pp (payments are accepted thru e-transfer)

Modelling Behaviours Workshop

What did you learn from your parents behaviours?  What do you want your children to learn from yours?  Using photographs, dialogue, movement and clay you will learn how behaviours become habits and how habits become behaviours. This is the key to modelling positive behaviours. All required art materials and refreshments will be provided.

Date: TBA

Time: 7:00 - 9:00pm

Cost: $65/pp or $120/partners (payments are accepted thru e-transfer)

Group Workshops

Group workshops can be a lot of things including fun!  But more importantly they are wonderful opportunities for self-expression, self-reflection, and change. 


In addition to this, group workshops are a great way to build trust, uncover new ideas, learn about various art materials, and make new relationships. 

Check back here regularly for new and upcoming workshops!

Recovery Workshops

This workshop is designed for trauma and addiction treatment centres focused on recovery and change through holistic care.  


This amazing outdoor guided workshop is design to bring about self-reflection and self-awareness while creating an opportunity for you to identify your own personal barriers and how they impede your goals.  

The morning segment of the workshop will be held outside (please dress for weather) with lunch and the afternoon segment being held inside.  Lunch will be offered between 12 and 1pm.     


Date:         Saturday, April 11, 2020

Time:          10am - 3pm

Location:   Novar, ON 

Required:  Digital camera

Included:   Instructional materials, printed handouts, expressive art                        supplies, photographic imagery, light lunch & beverages.

Space:       8 participants

Cost:         $150/pp  (15% discount on early registration)

The instructor is a Licensed Art and Photo Therapist and Professional Photographer who specializes in the use of photographs and projected imagery with clients.  Specific location details and map will be provided at time of registration.  To receive the 15% discount for early registration you must register by or before March 1, 2020. 

Workshops are non-refundable, but can be transferred to a friend or payment applied to a future workshop.


This workshop specializes in the use of projected imagery for the treatment of PTSD, abuse, trauma and/or addictions.  Workshops are offered as 4, 6, and 12 week program dependent upon your centres needs.

Through large format projection, participants will be given the opportunity to revisit their experiences safely and comfortably, while using a variety of  visualization techniques that are designed to stimulate cognitive memory while initiating change.   


In conjunction with the physical act of taking photographs, participants will be asked to participate in expressive arts activities, exercises, and discussions that promote change and healing.


Available Booking Dates:  The 3rd and 4th Friday of every month

Time:  10-12 pm slot or 2-4 pm slot

Location:  On Location/TBD

Required:  Access to digital camera (or cellphone camera)

Included:   Instructional materials, printed handouts, photographic imagery, expressive arts materials, projector and framed certificate.

Space:  In order to best serve the individuals attending, a  maximum  of  12 participants per workshop is recommended.

Cost:  $1295/4wks - $1895/6wks - $3495/12wks

The instructor is a Licensed Art and Photo Therapist and Professional Photographer who has been specializing in the use of photographs and projected imagery in treatment for addictions, trauma and abuse for over 10 years..    

For further information or to book a workshop, please send your request to drawmeapic@gmail.com using the subject line "PICTURING CHANGE".


Huntsville, ON, Canada

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