Photography As A Technique For Wellness


More than ever, everyone takes pictures with cell phones. But not everyone becomes a photographer! Photographs are an important tool to create stories, new memories and to eternalize our moments. Join Art Therapist Marise Zimmerman for a creative and insightful experience. This event is a 3 part series taking place on Jan 1oth, Jan 17, and Jan 24th from 7pm-8pm in Walnut Creek.

This workshop is an instigating and surprising way for self-exploration.

• Reflect on personal dynamics

• Envision possibilities and new images for our lives

• Empower ourselves

• Look at ourselves and at our surroundings in different lens

• Be surprised by our potentialities


What can attendees expect to gain from the workshop?

• Learn more about the language of photography when using cell phones

• Explore different perspectives and possibilities

• Deepen one’s perceptions and observations

• Reflect about the photographs taken

• Most of all to have fun as the photography process of nourishes ourselves.

Marise Zimmermann, ATR-BC is an artist/ photographer and an art therapist. She is a graduate of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL. She has extensive experience in art therapy and she was the Expressive Arts Therapy Department Supervisor at the John Muir Behavioral Health Center for 13 years (2006 – 2019).
She has exhibited her artwork in Brazil and in Mexico. Her photograph “Shadows” was the picture of the week at National Geographic Your Shot on the week of April 12, 2019.
Her work focuses on developing new ways to look at ourselves and in developing new possibilities and perspectives to reframe our internal dialogue and to increase the quality of life.

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