The Art of Healing
Since 2006 when Terrence’s own health was impacted by his life-changing diagnosis of HIV, he developed a workshop series called “The Art of Healing.” The workshop incorporates interactive art creation, dance, music, and nutrition education to help participants explore their creative expression and self-identity. Gore is dedicated to using his healing crisis as a platform to educate the community about art therapy.
Art therapy is an integrative mental health and human services profession that enriches the lives of individuals, families and communities through active artmaking, creative process, applied psychological theory, and human experience within a psychotherapeutic relationship. Anyone can enjoy the benefits of art therapy.
How it Works
Terrence offers the workshop to groups of any size, providing a safe space for anyone living with a disability or a special need to enjoy themselves and identify themselves as artists. The workshop is designed to help people feel creative and to understand that they can love themselves unconditionally.
The program is designed to be brought to hospitals, incarceration facilities, a public space, or a private home. It’s suitable for anyone looking for ways to express themselves and to find healing through art.
Examples of Workshop
1. Penn Museum Summer Solstice:
2. Event sponsored by the Lomax Family Foundation and hosted at arts organization The Painted Bride: