... Still, I am intrigued when the opportunity arises to explore this uncomfortable transition in my life through art therapy. Could this significant part of my past help me move forward?

 

Art therapy, explain Penelope Orfanoudaki and Romny Vandoros, who run Artful Retreats over long weekends in Crete, is not about being a latent Picasso – it’s about using the mindful, painstaking attention of

creating art as a therapeutic process.

I set off, anxious about my lack of

artistic nous. But my fears are dispelled

when I meet the rest of the group in

exquisite surroundings ...