What is MindfulnessMindfulness is a general term referring to a person in a calm state of mind and free from distraction or judgement. It is a mind for being present and fully engaged in certain healthy activity. And, we are fully aware of our thoughts and feelings without getting caught up in them. Mindfulness-based approaches have been used to promote mental health and general well-being. We can learn how to access our own mindfulness for us to relax, rejuventae and recharge. Mindfulness skill can be helpful when faced with challenging circumstances or difficult situations.
What is OrigamiOrigami is a term coined in Japan as Ori:folding and Gami (aka KAMI): paper. It is a traditional craft made with exceptional fine motor skills, imagination, creativity and science. Origami has been in practice worldwide and many useful applications because of the ease of access, flexibility, safety and scalability. A classic Origami Crane is also a symbol of peace.
What is Art TherapyArt Therapy is a mental wellness program that uses ART as a core medium for treatment. Art therapy can provide a person or team to build inner strength, resilience, resourcefulness, mindfulness, healing and recovery. Art Therapy touches both physical and psychological part of the mind and body. Art Therapy using visual language for expression, process and product.
For WhoMINDrigami is suitable for people from all ages: children and adult; personal or group, individual or family; senior adults (Geriatric). No prior knowledge of paper folding background is required to do MINDrigami.
MINDrigami program is created and facilitated by Art Therapist - Mr. Lee Thiam Seng (Paul). Mr. Lee is an artist, art therapist and consultant. He is the founder of UniqArts and Technologies in 1995. Mr. Lee holds a Master of Arts Art Therapy from LaSalle College of the Arts and a Bachelor Degree in Management from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Australia. He has been practicing Art Therapy since 2009. His experience including individual and group art therapy treatment for pupils at Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN), women with breast cancer at KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH), psychotic patients at Changi General Hospital (CGH) Psychiatric Ward, older adults (geriatric) at Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital's (KWSH) Day Rehabilitative Center and Geriatric Day Hospital (GDH) at CGH. Mr. Lee conducted a research at KKH with Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval for his Art Therapy masters thesis: "Art Therapy as a Modality of Healing in Stages - For Women with Breast Cancer." Mr. Lee has over 20 years of paper folding experience and this is a program created by integrating Mindfulness, Art Therapy and Origami. Read more about Art Therapist Mr. Paul Lee
Fee and DurationMINDrigami fee is