Aging Gracefully: Maintaining Vitality at Any Age - POSTPONED


With Rebecca Wilkinson, MA, ATR-BC, LCPAT & Gioia Chilton, PhD, ATR-BC

- Postponed until later date. Please check back soon for details!

In this art-based workshop, we will explore our beliefs about aging, illness, and physical vitality. We will use experiential techniques such as drawing, writing, and role-playing to gently and playfully examine our assumptions about the challenges we face with aging and illness.  We will identify strategies for approaching our physical experience with resilience and energy.  No artistic experience is necessary—this workshop provides a warm and supportive atmosphere for all levels of artistic abilities.  

Workshop Objectives:

1.  Attendees will be able be introduced to the awareness techniques to bring heightened awareness and acceptance of different all aspects of physical experience    

2.  Attendees will identify 2 ways to use art therapy as a means to further explore mindfulness practice. 

3.  Attendees will be able identify how to use these practices in their personal and professional work.


You are welcome to bring lunch or you may purchase lunch from healthy, reasonably priced restaurants in the neighborhood.

Our programs are open to the community, and tailored to meet the needs of people affected by cancer. Classes and workshops are free or low cost on a pay-as-you-can basis, ensuring that our programs are accessible to everyone.

Suggested donation: $45
Suggested donation for Continuing Education Credits: $55



About Rebecca and Gioia
Rebecca Wilkinson and Gioia ChiltonRebecca Wilkinson, MA, ATR-BC, LCPAT and Gioia Chilton, PhD, ATR-BC and are both registered and board certified art therapists with twenty years of experience in mental health and in facilitating training and workshops. They are co-founders of Creative Wellbeing Workshops, LLC which provides training, consultation, and clinical therapy designed to promote wellbeing and increased life satisfaction. They serve as adjunct faculty at George Washington University Graduate Art Therapy Program and provide continuing education and development through the Potomac Art Therapy Association. They also serve as core faculty of the Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, facilitating supportive workshops for clients affected by life threatening illness and the professional providers working with them.