Questions of growing intensity are facing each of us personally and life at large. Expanding the understanding of our own life stories with its seemingly disconnected events and experiences develops the capacity to build new bridges within ourselves and towards … Continue reading

Dialoguing with Nature

The Oasis Programme at St. Luke’s has been going strong for over 12 years now. It is offered to anyone who is searching for the meaning of life, very often prompted by illness or a life crisis that makes us … Continue reading

Our Biography as a Work of Art

Who is the author of our life story? The pressures of modern life challenge us to go back to the roots of our existence. By connecting more deeply with our own stories, we learn to understand ourselves more and in … Continue reading

Jumping Mouse: A 1 day taster workshop

To celebrate Oasis’ first ten years, we are offering a taster workshop to provide a glimpse into the bridge we are building between therapy and arts. Jumping Mouse is a Native American story of initiation in and through our daily … Continue reading

Celebrating 10 Years of Oasis

As many of you know Oasis has a 10 year birthday this year, which we would like to celebrate with you. This is an ‘open day’ to which we would like to invite you (existing and past Oasis participants), your … Continue reading

The Book of Life

We have recently introduced a new and inspiring way of working with biography work in the third pathway (term). After identifying particular moments in our biographies we transform our stories through painting, reflective writing, journaling and poetry. Something very new … Continue reading

The Doll Making Project

Participants were asked to make a doll in their own likeness The last Oasis group which finished its third Pathway at Easter 2013, concluded with a very special project: Participants were asked to make a doll in their own likeness! … Continue reading

Oasis travels to the Canary Islands!

As part of her regular travels to Spain and Portugal Karin has been asked to now include the Canary Islands to run a weekend course for counsellors and therapists. The dates are 22nd to 24th March 2013. Admittedly, this is … Continue reading

The Oasis approach is travelling abroad!

There is considerable interest in this work in Spain and Portugal, where Karin Jarman has now been repeatedly invited to come and give courses to health care professionals and students of art therapy in the format of weekend workshops. Subsequently, … Continue reading