Self-Care Saturday (The Art Experience)

Start time 2021-11-20 11:00
Finished Time 2021-11-20 12:00

Join us as we welcome our special guest “Tuesdai Johnson, ATR, LPC-R” owner of Closing the Gap as we explore some art therapy techniques.

This process will help deepen your self-awareness and creativity and teach you strategies and techniques to manage stress and anxiety. This workshop includes guided meditations, written reflection exercises, and optional group sharing to help you turn inward.

Self-Care Saturday Art Experience

Tissue Paper Collage

Materials Needed:

  • Watercolor Paper
  • Assorted Colors of Bleeding Tissue Paper
  • Paint Brush
  • Cup for Water
  • Glue
  • Marker(s)
  • Your Favorite Motivational Quote



About Our Special Guest

Tuesdai is a business owner, published author, artist, registered art therapist, and licensed resident in counseling. As an art therapist Tuesdai has made it her mission to bring awareness to the holistic healing effects of Art therapy. 

Since beginning research at Eastern Virginia Medical School, Tuesdai has continued working towards improving the lack of diversity within the field of Art Therapy, publishing a co-authored peer reviewed brief report titled, Art Therapy Students of Color: The Experience of Seven Graduate Students.

Tuesdai is the owner of Closing the Gap, LLC where Black, Indigenous, and People of Color’s (BIPOC) mental health and wellness is the central focus. Closing the Gap (CTG) provides the BIPOC and neighboring communities a resource for healing. CTG offers BIPOC individual and small groups mentoring, mental health services (provided by BIPOC licensed therapist and licensed residents in counseling), and workshops and trainings to improve diversity and inclusion within mental health education.

She is an advocate for self-care and makes it mandatory for balancing the many diagnoses in which she treats to include ADHD, anxiety, depression, ASD, adjustment disorders, personality disorders, etc. She has provided mental health services in residential treatment facilities, a juvenile detention center school, private practice, and a host of other settings. As a means for self-care, Tuesdai enjoys spending time at the beach to balance her social justice and therapy works.

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