The Power of the Pen* with Cat Hogan
Starts: Saturday 23 February 2019
Time: 10.30am – 1.30pm
Duration: 3 hours
Cost: €40/€35 Members
*The facilitator of this course will explore the therapeutic benefits of creativity and writing from the perspective of a professional writer. She is not a mental health professional.
Join seasoned facilitator Cat Hogan for a creative writing session focused on creativity and mental health. For three hours you will explore the benefit of Bibliotherapy - creative arts therapies with the purpose of healing - and the therapeutic value of writing. Imagination, self awareness, empathy and conflict resolution will be some of the themes explored through fiction and free writing.
Cat Hogan is an Irish Novelist and short story writer based in Co. Wexford. She has published two fiction novels, They All Fall Down (2016) and the Bord Gais Energy nominated Crime Fiction of the Year Novel, There Was A Crooked Man (2017). Cat lectures in Adult Literacy and Further Education and teaches Creative Writing for Positive Mental Health in secondary schools.