Workshops and Classes

The Splendid ReckoningJoin me on Friday, September 19, 2014  3:30-5:00 at Embassy Suites, Dublin, Ohio. I am honored to be offering a workshop at the Buckeye Art Therapy Association’s 33rd Regional Symposium.

Spontaneous Watercolor Paintings Inspired by the non-dominant hand- Self Supervision Guided by The Unconscious by Gina Baird, LMHC, ATR-BC 

This workshop will focus on spontaneous art-making with the non-dominant hand as a way to facilitate exploration of clinical work. Gina Baird will share paintings that use this technique and discuss 3-5 benefits that utilize the non-dominant hand for process painting. Participants will create paintings using the technique and they will participate in an interactive discussion, reflecting on their art process and identifying at least three ways this technique will benefit their clinical work.


2013 Buckeye Art Therapy Association Regional Symposium: Creative Renewal and Process Painting 12:00-1:30pm 

Gina M. Baird, LMHC, ATR-BC presents a process painting series funded by a creative renewal grant. The presentation will focus on counter-transference related to long-term clinical work with women survivors of trauma and the emotional and physical impact of that work. This presentation will explore the importance of using art to inform us in our clinical work both personally and professionally.

Branching Out to Self Care Workshop  3:30-5:00pm

Gina M. Baird, LMHC, ATR-BC facilitates a workshop that explores the intention for self-care expressed through the creation of a multi-media pen. Participants will discuss the need for self-care while learning mixed-media techniques to embellish their pen. The metaphor of branching out will be explored multiple ways including ways to expand on clinical applications for this directive.


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