Category: North Dublin

Invitation to join a Research Project using Free Voice Art Therapy April/May 2020

Traddrum Promotions in collaboration with The Recovery College will be hosting free Voice Art Therapy sessions during the months of April & May, these sessions will take place in the DCU School of Nursing, Psychotherapy and Community Health.
This opportunity is open to anyone currently experiencing low mood.  Participants are welcome to take part in one or a multiple of the sessions outlined below.
Numbers are very limited for this creative healing opportunity, so we will work here on a first come first serve basis – to avoid disappointment please fill in and return the attached application, further to which we will follow up with more details
1 x Vocal Improvisation and Games Workshop
1 x Voicescape Improvisation (relaxing)  
1 x Voicescape Improvisation (stimulating) 
1 x Literal Voicescape 
1 x Metaphorical Voicescape with art as a reference
These sessions will be facilitated by Aimee Farrell Courtney from Traddrum Promotions.  Aimmee is currently studying with the British Academy of Sound Therapy for a Higher Diploma in Sound Therapy and Group Voice Arts Therapy.   These sessions form the basis for a community research project, as part of this programme.
By participating here you will also asked in return to to contribute to Aimees’  community research project.

There are many benefits to health and wellbeing that can be achieved with therapeutic voice including reduced stress, anxiety, muscle tension and physical pain as well as an increased sense of wellbeing and positive mood.

Some sessions look more deeply into the use of the voice to improve health and wellbeing and others will focus more on voice as an art form as well as for creativity and fun. Participant’s feedback from the workshops will go towards a final case study portfolio.

North Dublin Courses Spring 2020

Please note all courses are currently postponed in line with the government advice to close colleges.

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Course‘Crafts for Wellness’

Starts: Monday March 2nd

Venue: Interfaith Centre DCU

Format: Six Weekly Two Hour Sessions, 2.30-4.30pm

Poster: Crafts for wellness – Nth Dublin – Spring 2020 Poster


Course‘Cultural Exchange’

Starts: Tuesday March 3rd

Venue: Interfaith Centre DCU

Format: Six Weekly Two Hour Sessions, 2.30-4.30pm

Poster: Cultural Exchange – Nth Dublin – Spring 2020 Poster


Course: ‘Hearing Voice Workshops’

Starts: Thursday March 5th

Venue: Recovery College Room DCU

Format: Four Weekly Two Hour Sessions, 2-4pm

Poster: Voice Hearing Workshops – Nth Dublin – Spring 2020 Poster


Course‘Mama Wellness,’ Supporting Maternal Mental Health

Starts: March 30th

Venue:St Helena’s Family Resource Centre, St Helena’s road, Finglas, Dublin 11.

Format: Introductory Workshop

Poster: Mama Wellness – Nth Dublin – Spring 2020 Poster(1)

Please return the attached application form complete, or apply on line by following this link:

Taster courses are free, 10 euro for all other courses for the full courses.

Peer support now available for North Dublin

Peer support workers are people with personal experience of mental health problems who work to support others in recovery.

One of the key benefits of Peer Support is the greater perceived empathy and respect that peer supporters are seen to have for the individuals they support.Peer support will be offered on a one to one basis in DCU. Through this we will work on your own recovery and recovery goals. Through this we aim to empower you and help you take charge of your own recovery.
To arrange this just make contact via email to : or