Paul, Thank you for being a wonderful art therapist. Thanks for your
service and commitment. May you grow in your profession and reach out
many who are in need. With appreciation (Sir Julia)."
opener and interesting. This program helps me to understand myself
better (Vicki)." "I
feel that this program has helped me to increase my self-awareness
and to understand myself better (Hajra Bee)"
program is good as it encourages usage of art mediums, eg. Paints,
colour pencil for expression. The usefulness of this program: 1. Able
to use art to express ourselves. 2. Positive psychology helps us to
feel more positive and gain higher awareness of ourselves. 3.
Respecting the privacy that we need by discussing outside (Angie)."
feel that the program helps me to relax, go inside my heart to
release something. Instructor (art therapist) gave comments about my
strengths that I never think of. Gave me new perspective on myself.
The tools are sufficient to use (Mdm Lo Ting Fung)"
was interesting how the things we draw shows our inner self. It was
also fun to just let go and draw whatever we want. It is useful for
people to express themselves (Shermaine)." "Interesting.
Some sharing which I have not ponder on. Get to know my inner
personality slightly more (Miss Goh Meng Hwee)."
and allows our hidden deeper self to come through our drawings.
Allows insight to own character and affirmation of one's strength
and processing of the art piece was good! Weakness or strengths and
interpretation of the art is different (Joyce Tan)."
the strong points about myself. This program helps me to make use of
strong points and improve in my weakness. (Mdm Wong)." "It
was a good way to understand oneself and relaxing. This program helps
me know myself better. (Hilyan)." "I
feel that I understand my strengths better. Program is useful in
sharing with the facilitators (art therapist) and receiving insights
feel refreshed to put my thoughts and paper. Even though I had
certain ideas and thoughts before the activity. I was surprised to
find that the end product was the same yet different from I had
pictured in my mind. The program helped to solidify my thoughts and
confirmed some self-doubts and beliefs regarding my strengths and
worries. The analysis was spot-on. Fantastic experience! (Bernard)."
and interesting to explore on self strength. This program tap on self
strength to maximise self potential for excellency (Mr. Kuak)" "It
was a fun activity and relaxed, especially during a retreat. Bonded
the staff through a fun activity (Marie Khong)." "Interesting.
Understands my strength and weakness. How to overcome using inner
enjoyed myself, especially with the availability of various different
of art. Paul was excellent in sharing his knowledge and experiences.
you Paul (Suzanah)." "Good!
Therapeutic and healing of unfinished business in the past (Jasmine)."
able to express myself unconsciously and finding out something about
I got to know myself better; my inner strength. I enjoy the session
much. I wish it could be longer. I would recommend this
others (Joanna)." "Very
experiential and interesting. Hope to get such therapeutic workshops in
future (Mrs Cheong)." "Very
insightful, therapeutic and calming. Learnt a lot of new things and
fun. Allowed me to recall schooldays - that was the last time I touched
paint and brush. I enjoyed expressing myself in spite of the amateurish
strokes. I enjoyed even more Paul's interpretations of the use of
space, symbols, type of material and how much of it is unconscious,
those aspect that tell our past. His insight is deep... Thanks a
Thoroughly enjoyable and therapeutic, useful, applicable session!
therapeutic. It's has been a very long time since I touched paint (Siti
with the insights of the trainer (Mr. Ng)." "I
the session - quite therapeutic, enjoyed the process and quite proud of
my art piece. Realised that anyone can use art therapy, need not be an
'arty' person (Mrs. Goh)."
ambience which makes a person calm and distress. (Norzakiah)."
surfaced my strength and weaknesses and helped me dealt with my
in unexpected ways. It surfaced my innermost fears, struggles and even
problem with my migrains, creating opportunities for further healing...
was an interesting experience because I did not know how much art can
say about a person's personality and emotions. I learned that art can
be a very useful tool to express yourself in subtle ways. And I felt
that the session was informative and relaxing. (Elizabeth)"
feel that it was more therapeutic than expected and that was a pleasant
surprises as I am not normally artistic and was worried it would not
turn out well. This program would be beneficial to many when done
occasionally as it is a calm and relaxing session where they can
express their creativity and thoughts. (Cheryl How)"
interesting and therapeutic. It allows the exploration of emotions
through art. Something that is not usually brought up in the current
Singapore landscape. (Esther Loh)". "Calm, therapeutic, insightful and
interesting. Helps me to understand myself better and better regulate
and control my emotions. (Cedrick Lee)"
"Therapeutic to engage
in art and find out more meaning behind the art through the sharing.
Very useful. I was not expecting to gain so much insight regarding the
self and emotions. Liked how it linked to psychology. Helps me be more
in tune with my emotions and life situations. (Nicole)"
a very relaxing 1.5 hours and was a change of pace from the busy days.
It feel good to have the space to create something with my hands. The
sharing at the end was very intimate and a nice experience. I
definitely felt less stressed after the session. (Melody Tai)"
is extremely calm and relaxing when I started drawing. Felt a sense of
peace. It is very useful as it really allows oneself to express his or
her inner emotions. Good session. (Bryan Chua)" "I feel it is a
good analysis of feelings I have and it sort of makes a good guess
about my characters. Pretty useful. I know how to better deal with my
feelings and my actions. (Amos )". "It was a fun and therapeutic
session. Insights were interesting. The therapy is a good way for those
who find it hard to express their inner emotions. (Kaira Tan)"
was stress-free and easy. Allows us to unleash our creativity knowing
that it is not graded. It has helped me to trace back my memories and
deal in my emotions and reflect my family history. (Kyla)". "I thought
it was fun, peaceful, interesting to know how an artwork could tell
much about the person personality, concerns and resources. Enjoyable
sharing session. Rather useful in pointing out certain flaws to look
out for. (Sylvia Oon)"
"I was at first reluctant and nervous of
what could be read from my art. But I realised that would take a lot of
effort and materials. Give us a peaceful time to discuss more of myself
and my hidden thoughts. (Azhar B Azmi)" "Interesting analysis
based on just drawings and lines alone. (Gwen)". "A refreshing new
activity and allows us to just let loose and concentrate on something
other than our daily routines. It allows us to loosen up and find out
more about ourselves. (Vernon)". "It was relaxing and informative. It
allowed me to understand myself beter in my personal and work
situations. (Jerome Ng)"
"Love it! It was intrigued to find out
how it will go. Like the processes to understand us through our
drawings. It paid off real good! It is really useful for self
reflection, getting to know your friends amd partners. I also just let
loose! Appreciated the time to doodle and engage in this Art
Therapy. (Amirah)" "Very relaxing and carried out at a
good pace, enjoyed learning about myself and my boundaries. Did not
look at it this way before. (Natalia Huam)". "It was especially
interesting and at the same time enjoyable. It helped me relax after a
day of work. And also understand myself better when the therapist
points out actions in which I subconsciously do and its significance. I
could relate it to actual situations I face. It was super fun thank
you. (Cherie Choo)"
"It was very interesting to find out that
the way you draw actually can reflect your personality. I did not think
that the outcome would be so accurate. I learnt how I can possibly
manage my relationships better and let my guard down. I also learnt
interesting things about my friends personality. (Karus Narayanan)"
that I got to understand myself better. Gives me food for thought,
especially in how I organize my life, able to improve my boundary
management. Very useful insight into my personality and character. Good
for introspection. Great workshop. Love the interactive elements.
(Jamie Koh)". "Really interesting! Says what has been in my mind
unconsciously. Understand myself more enables me to adjust and try
subtle as in my life to make it better. (Cheyenne)"
really very therapeutic and relaxing. I felt good that I was able to
destress. Allow myself to forget about daily stresses and
concentrate on making my wanted product. It was engaging and the
comment Mr. Paul Lee gave was quite accurate as well. (Geraldine Lim)".
"It helped me to reflect and introspect better. I think that it is a
good programme that allows people to calm down, relax and understand
themselves better. It helps me to understand my thoughts and feelings
better. (Stephanie Lee)"
"It is a good way to destress and
educational at the same time. There is something therapeutic listening
to a trained professional speak about the art. It is a very rewarding
and relaxing, and it allows us to be still and think about what we are
doing with our hands. It takes our mind off the hustle and bustle of
daily life and focus on what is before us. It teaches us to be MINDFUL.
Thank you for the highly engaging workshop. I learnt more about myself.
I love art. Thank you for making me realise that I can do art too :)
"I feel that this is an excellent way to explore
the arty side of oneself. Moreover, coming here with a partner makes
the whole session so much more enjoyable. It bonds and creates a better
couple and friends relationship at the end of the day. This Art
Therapy is really a powerful way of expressing oneself in a form of
Art. There are not a lot of people that are vocal enough to express
themselves. Through this, an individual can understand him or herself
better with the help of a professional. Thank Trainer!!!Have more of
such sessions like this and I hope more people are able to benefit from
this. (Adrian Liew)"