The Journey to Self through SoulCollage®

The Ego, Jung tells us, is that part of the pyche that we think of as 'I'. Our conscious intelligence. Our everyday brain that thinks, plans and runs the show of our day-to-day life. The Self, as Jung defined it, is a greater entity, which includes the Ego but also incorporates the Personal and Collective Unconscious. Dreams and intuitions come from the Self. The archetypes of the unconscious dwell there. It is, Jung believed, the sphere of the Soul ~~Steven Pressfield. 'The War of Art'

"I would love to live like a river flows,
 carried by the surprise
 of its own unfolding".

 ~ ~John O'Donohue


ABOUT SOULCOLLAGE®


The Intuitive One

"The soul never thinks without a picture." 
~~Aristotle, Greek philospher


SoulCollage® was developed by US psychotherapist, Seena Frost, while studying under acclaimed transpersonal psychologist, Jean Houston and is described in her award-winning book, 'SoulCollage® Evolving: An Intuitive Collage Process for Self-Discovery and Community' (2010). Based largely on Jungian principles, it is a powerful, transformational intuitive collage and dialoguing process for accessing our own innate wisdom to help with life's questions and transitions.  Working with the language of symbols, images and archetypes, it combines image, intuition and synchronicity into a unique creative process that anyone can do.  Using found images in magazines or from other sources, we intuitively create cards that are a beautiful reflection of ourselves, and dialogue with them to access our own wisdom. Through this process, we are able to "deepen our understanding of the relationships between our personality parts, ourselves and our family/community/world, and our dreams, symbols, and Spirit."(SoulCollage® website)

In the same way that the Surrealist artists juxtaposed disparate elements into a new image, thus creating the 'spark' from which a 'new mythology' could emerge, SoulCollage® gives us a profound new way of seeing ourselves so that we are able to live our lives in a way that expresses more fully our authentic Self.


SoulCollage® is simple, fun, satisfying and creative. No art experience or so-called ‘talent’ is required. We are each the perfect artist of our own Soul!

In addition to personal use, SoulCollage® is being widely used around the world as a very effective, powerful and accessible art therapy tool and has many applications including with church groups, women's, children's and men's groups, coaching, creative problem solving, team building, conflict resolution, trauma processing, dream work, money issues, cancer support, life transitions, and many more.

For more information about SoulCollage®, visit the SoulCollage® website and the SoulCollage® Vimeo channel.

"The truth that is most potent & most relevant in our lives is the truth we find ourselves. Hence it's vitally important that we learn to consult, to honour and to trust this wisdom." 
~~Seena Frost, Creator of SoulCollage®

"SoulCollage® offers the ability for people like me, who struggle to express feelings or look inwards, without overriding subconscious messages with rational logic, to gain a wonderful insight into themselves.  It’s a unique way to learn more about myself in a creative and non-threatening way.........(My favourite part was) the creative side and getting to cut, glue, stick on pictures etc without the pressure and need to feel like I am artistic or creative. I plan to keep making more cards so that I can keep learning more about myself in a fun, safe and creative way.  ~~Diane, Workshop participant.


MeCards4Kids


Although SoulCollage® has been used with children from its inception, it has recently been specifically adapted as MeCards4Kids™ for use with children by parents, teachers and others working with them. It gives children a fun and creative way of voicing their feelings, especially those they may otherwise have difficulty in expressing, and they absolutely love it! 

SoulCollage® publishers Hanford Mead has now released the book, 'How to Make MeCards4Kids: Creative Expression for Children and the Grownups in their Lives' by Nancy Weiss and Jane Raphael.   I now have some of the books for sale in my shop.

MeCards4Kids™ allows the inner life of the child to become more visible. Through their collages and accompanying poems, children develop a greater sense of belonging to themselves. They find greater self-awareness, self-acceptance, and real joy at being seen.                                                                               ~~from How to Make MeCards4Kids™

Watch this video of one of the co-authors of the MeCards4Kids book explaining the process to a group of children and talking with the children about their cards. 



MeCards4Kids™ are highly recommended for all the beautiful little souls in your life!

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