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Workshop: How Will You Draw your Tree of Life?

April 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Free workshops sessions for youth, family and adult groups using art, music and storytelling. For people seeking to draw strength in difficult times. Adult sessions and school holiday youth groups.

Tree of Life is a creative therapy process derived from narrative therapy. Whilst listening to 7 pieces of music, participants are guided to create their very own ‘tree of life’ from the roots to the seeds. The process will encourage you to reflect on your strengths and skills, your roots and the important things in your life that are sometimes difficult to talk about. When you have finished creating your tree, you’ll be invited to present it at the Forest of Life exhibition before taking it home.

Who can participate?

  • People who are experiencing grief, loss or challenging times.
  • People who work with people who experience grief and loss.
  • Young people (holiday program and family sessions) and adults.
  • People who want to develop insight about their strengths and resources and build resilience.
  • Patients and families in Palliative Care.
  • Experienced artists and people with no art experience.

Workshop facilitators:

  • Bronwyn Dann – Practising Visual Artist
  • Netanela Mizrahi – Registered Music Therapist working in Palliative Care
  • Niamh O’Connor – Specialist in Territory Palliative Care
  • Juliet Ranking – Occupational Therapist


  • Youth group (ages 9 – 17) 9am – 12pm, Monday 16 April and Tuesday 17 April (School holidays)
  • Family group (children aged 9 – 17 years with a significant adult). 2pm – 5pm Sunday 29 April
  • Adult group: 4pm – 7pm Saturday 7 April, 10am – 1pm Monday 9 April, 10am – 1pm Friday 27 April, 5pm – 7pm Friday 27 April

Please contact Netanela Mizrahi for more information about registration.


April 29, 2018
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


Tree of Life Registration, Territory Palliative Care Hospice, RDH


Event Summary
These are free workshops. Register early to secure your place.
Bookings Required


Royal Darwin Hospital
Main Building, Block 1, Lower Ground, Auditorium 1 and 2 Australia + Google Map